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SXSW Film Recap: The Director and the Jedi Q&A
Mark Hamill and Rian Johnson on their different Skywalkers
"...in the packed Paramount than had seen Hamill's quirky 2017 comedy, but the loyal audience that grew up with..."

March 12, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

2018 SXSW Film Venue Guide
Where to go, how to get there, and how to navigate the lines
"...successful festival experience is preparation. Our insiders' guide to SXSW Film is all the prep work you'll need...."

March 1, 2018 SXSW Post

SXSW Film Announces Audience Awards
Grand Jury awards for Virtual Cinema also named
"...SXSW Film released the Audience Awards for this year’s Fest..."

March 18, 2017 SXSW Post by Josh Kupecki

2017 SXSW Film Venue Guide
Where to go, how to get there, and how to navigate the lines
"...SXSW is undeniably chaotic, but there is order to be..."

March 3, 2017 SXSW Post

Pet Sematary Remake to Close SXSW Film
Midnighters, Festival Favorites, plus shorts all announced
"...Horror at the beginning, horror at the end: After SXSW Film (March 8-17) announced that Jordan Peele's eagerly awaited..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Jordan Peele’s Us Will Open SXSW Film 2019
Get Out director’s follow-up opens in theatres March 15
"...Get ready for terror: SXSW has just announced that Us, the fervently awaited sophomore..."

Jan. 8, 2019 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Review: A Bad Idea Gone Wrong
The very model of a modern major indie comedy
"...Who could have imagined that a film fusing the Catherine Zeta-Jones B-plot of Ocean’s Twelve with..."

March 12, 2017 SXSW Post by Sean L. Malin

SXSW Film Review: The Strange Ones
High-caliber thriller achieves the perfect balance of story and mood
"...A long-awaited adaptation of the remarkable 2011 short film of the same name, The Strange Ones reiterates the..."

March 12, 2017 SXSW Post by Sean L. Malin

SXSW Film Review: Rat Film
Doc transforms unwelcome critters into metaphor of human inequality
"...The idea for Rat Film sprouted from a rat trapped in a Baltimore trash..."

March 11, 2017 SXSW Post by Joe O'Connell

SXSW Film Review: The Work
Sensitive look at the prison system is a reminder of common humanity
"...awarded the Jury Prize for Documentary Feature Competition at SXSW, a deserved yet wholly daring selection given the film’s..."

March 16, 2017 SXSW Post by Sean L. Malin

SXSW Film Review: Dara Ju
White-collar crime collides with first-generation immigrants
"...the Nigerian Yoruba language, “dara ju” means “better.” This film from writer/director Anthony Onah is a deeply personal story..."

March 13, 2017 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

SXSW Film Review: Pornocracy
The economy (and the price) of free porn
"...feminism and pornography, which makes French feminist icon/former adult film actor, Ovidie, a natural fit for an investigative documentary..."

March 12, 2017 SXSW Post by Jessi Cape

SXSW Film Review: Ramblin' Freak
A grieving millennial goes on the road again
"...field, came the most hypnotic, disturbing montage from any film I’ve seen yet at the Festival...."

March 14, 2017 SXSW Post by Sean L. Malin

SXSW Film Review: This Is Your Death
Would you kill yourself on TV for money?
"...– of Giancarlo Esposito’s timely (what isn’t these days?) film This Is Your Death...."

March 12, 2017 SXSW Post by Kahron Spearman

SXSW Film Review: Walking Out
He ain’t heavy, he’s my father
"...Alex and Andrew Smith, the sibling filmmaking team who made The Slaughter Rule and Winter in..."

March 16, 2017 SXSW Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Film Review: Through the Repellent Fence: A Land Art Film
Local documentarian captures ephemeral beauty along the border
"...Austin-based Sam Wainwright Douglas’ new film is the sort of art documentary that there ought..."

March 11, 2017 SXSW Post by Michael Agresta

SXSW Film Review: Barbecue
Engaged, celebratory doc is far more than just food porn
"...Where a lazier filmmaker might have turned a documentary about grilling meat into..."

March 11, 2017 SXSW Post by Sean L. Malin

SXSW Film Review: 68 Kill
Amorality road-trip tale heists Midnighter Audience Award
"...Director Trent Haaga walked away with the SXSW 2017 Best Midnighter Audience Award for his nasty modern..."

March 18, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Review: A Critically Endangered Species
A renowned poet attempts to end her life
"...novelist) and it shows with its intellectual inquiry. The film’s imagery is rather grotesque at times - the buzzing..."

March 13, 2017 SXSW Post by Danielle White

SXSW Film Review: Fits and Starts
Wyatt Cenac is a born movie star (just don't tell him that)
"...script by writer/director Terruso (who co-wrote the script for SXSW ’15 alum Hello, My Name Is Doris, based on..."

March 11, 2017 SXSW Post by Kahron Spearman

SXSW Film Review: Prevenge
Maternity can be murder
"...The British filmmaker and comedian's feature directorial debut (which opens in New..."

March 17, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Review: The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin
Biographical doc tamely depicts a vigorous life
"...Not for nothing is this particular filmmaker behind the camera. In her two previous features as..."

March 13, 2017 SXSW Post by Sean L. Malin

SXSW Film Review: Bill Nye: Science Guy
TV science-maker is called into battle against willed ignorance
"...by science documentarians Jason Sussberg and David Alvarado. The film is mostly as congenial as its subject, but it..."

March 13, 2017 SXSW Post by Michael King

SXSW Film Review: Served Like a Girl
Thank you for your service, now figure it out alone
"...The film marks a directorial debut for Lysa Heslov, who has..."

March 14, 2017 Screens Post by Jessi Cape

SXSW Film Review: Walk With Me
Mindfulness guru takes center stage in profound nonfiction weeper
"...as the son of a devoted meditator, that no film about the art of mindfulness could make me weep...."

March 13, 2017 SXSW Post by Sean L. Malin

SXSW Film Review: Signature Move
Love collides with Luchadora
"...Lesbian romance films are often a joke even among lesbians. They’re so..."

March 12, 2017 SXSW Post by Sarah Marloff

SXSW Film Review: Becoming Bond
The secret life of the forgotten James Bond
"...Bond despite having no acting experience. Then, with a six-film contract and assured stardom dropped on his lap, he..."

March 12, 2017 SXSW Post by Joe O'Connell

SXSW Film Review: The Archer
Teen action flick's aim rings true
"...The film opens with sharp-shooting protagonist Lauren Pierce in a bloodied..."

March 12, 2017 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

SXSW Film Review: Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press
How Gawker got killed by Hulk Hogan and Peter Thiel
"...to Nobody Speak right up to days before its SXSW premiere due to the steady stream of revelations attending..."

March 12, 2017 SXSW Post by Marc Savlov

SXSW Film Review: David Lynch – The Art Life
Doc excavates the creative mind of the eccentric artist
"...story of how Lynch the artist-in-training became Lynch the filmmaker. How a young father about to be tied to..."

March 14, 2017 SXSW Post by Joe O'Connell

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