Lena Dunham 'happy for five minutes, then terrified' about 'Girls' premiere


Lena Dunham is understandably emotional about her return to SXSW.The young actress-writer-director earned big acclaim -- plus the award for Best Narrative Feature -- when she debuted her 2010 coming-of-age film "Tiny Furniture" at the South by Southwest Music and Media Conference in Austin, Texas. She's back there this week to unveil the first three episodes of her similarly themed, seriocomic HBO series "Girls," which premieres Sunday, April 15."It's so exciting," Dunham tells Zap2it. "I got here last night (Sunday, March 11), and I was totally overwhelmed, in a good way. I cried for 15 minutes, which was partially exhaustion from staying up too late writing the night before, but also the genuine feeling that this place is hugely meaningful for me."To come back here with this new project is massive," adds Dunham, "There's also the bittersweet feeling that the last few times I've been here, it's been seven girls staying in a room together,...



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