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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

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

2019 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...."

Jan. 29, 2019 SXSW Post

SXSW Film Recap: The Director and the Jedi Q&A
Mark Hamill and Rian Johnson on their different Skywalkers
"...“We’re here to talk about Brigsby Bear,” Mark Hamill..."

March 12, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Review: Prospect
Classic gold fever drama heads to space
"...festival, Chris Caldwell and Zeek Earl premiered a short film about a father-daughter prospecting duo on the edges of..."

March 17, 2018 Screens Post by Matthew Monagle

SXSW Film Review: A Tuba to Cuba
Preservation Jazz Hall Band doc is filled with life and joy
"...Tuba to Cuba might not even have been the film itself. Afterward, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band suddenly appeared..."

March 15, 2018 Screens Post by Michael King

Jay Duplass Stars in Outside In at SXSW Film
Homegrown filmmaker on mumblecore, friends, and his first South By break
"...a few days, back to the city where his filmmaking career first flourished. He even misses the swampy heat...."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Yen Tan Sets a Timeless Drama Against the AIDS Crisis at SXSW Film
A different spirit of Christmas in Dallas filmmaker's 1985
"...full of life. Dallas-based director Yen Tan's latest feature film gracefully portrays one man's struggle with coming out while..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Sarah Marloff

SXSW Film Review: Oculus VR for Good Creators Lab
Cultivating empathy through immersive film shorts
"...Much of the excitement surrounding VR film lies with its novelty to entertain, but the technology..."

March 14, 2018 SXSW Post by Beth Sullivan

SXSW Film Review: Final Portrait
Stanley Tucci's film cuts a wonderful slice of artistic anguish
"...You know what I’m a sucker for? Films about the creative process. No matter the object being..."

March 11, 2018 SXSW Post by Josh Kupecki

SXSW Film Review: Fast Color
Why isn't Gugu Mbatha-Raw a household name by now?
"...presence is commanding, and in Julia Hart’s arthouse superhero film Fast Color she’s a beacon to behold...."

March 12, 2018 SXSW Post by Jenny Nulf

Charlene deGuzman Tackles Sex and Love Addiction in SXSW Film Unlovable
Love is sickness, not the cure in this anti-rom-com
"...eventually become the basis of Unlovable, her first feature film. Its early chapters follow main character Joy (also played..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Michael Agresta

SXSW Film Review: Rush Hour
The time we lose in traffic, on a global scale
"...Which is exactly the point of this calculatedly fly-on-the-windscreen film...."

March 19, 2018 SXSW Post by Marc Savlov

SXSW Film Review: The New Romantic
Love reconsidered in the age of swiping and sugar daddies
"...comedy The New Romantic is a charming and sweet film about a young woman owning her sexuality in a..."

March 13, 2018 SXSW Post by Jenny Nulf

Austin Filmmaker Emily Hagins Debuts Series at SXSW Film
Hold to Your Best Self is a high school Rashomon
"...With Hold to Your Best Self, Austin-born film writer/director Emily Hagins (Grow Up, Tony Phillips) moves into..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Ashley Moreno

Telling Some Very British Ghost Stories at SXSW Film
Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman on the evil seed that would become their Midnighter
"...at summer camp when they were 15, and horror films "became one of the leading drives of our friendship,"..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Review: On Her Shoulders
Nuanced doc about a survivor's stand against ISIS
"...However, what could have easily been a simple, cinematic..."

March 14, 2018 SXSW Post by Katarina Brown

SXSW Film Review: Chef Flynn
A slice of life in the kitchen of a culinary enfant terrible
"...and his friends and family by Cameron Yates (of SXSW 2010 title The Canal Street Madam). There is no..."

March 15, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Tackling Inherited Trauma in SXSW Film Mickey and the Bear
Writer/director Annabelle Attanasio on when bloodlines become scars
"...In her debut feature, actor-turned-writer/director Annabelle Attanasio chronicles the..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Beth Sullivan

SXSW Film Review: More Human Than Human
Exploring the human condition by studying artificial intelligence
"...The film, co-directed by Femke Wolting and Tommy Pallotta – a..."

March 11, 2018 SXSW Post by Austin Sanders

SXSW Film Review: American Animals
A docudrama as audacious as the heist it re-creates
"...Most filmmakers would attempt to clarify that ambiguity. Not writer/director Bart..."

March 19, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Review: Upgrade
Cyberpunk action thriller has a few hidden features
"...Neon, the imprint is pushing even more boundaries. With SXSW Midnighter audience award Upgrade, it is definitely taking some..."

March 19, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film: From Russia With Subs
The unbelievable true tale of submarine smuggling in Operation Odessa
"...across the globe, and now it returns with a SXSW world premiere before debuting on Showtime on March 31...."

March 13, 2018 Screens Post by Moisés Chiullán

SXSW Film Review: Agave: The Spirit of a Nation
How a cactus is part of Mexican identity
"...be much more than raw material. World premiering at SXSW, the documentary highlights family producers in Jalisco and Oaxaca..."

March 11, 2018 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

SXSW Film Review: Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Mister Rogers documentary reminds us of the bravery of kindness
"...the legacy of Rogers guiding him, Neville creates a film where vulnerability is not a gimmick, where openness is..."

March 19, 2018 Screens Post by Katarina Brown

SXSW Film Review: Eighth Grade
Instagram and FOMO dominate this teen's inner life
"...Grade feels natural, but also is undeniably haunting. Burnham films sometimes like this is a horror movie: opening with..."

March 17, 2018 Screens Post by Jenny Nulf

SXSW Film Review: Heavy Trip
A future cult classic, this Scandinavian export lacks the killer riffs
"...that play out to general comedic effect. But the film plays out like a Wayne’s World-lite, lacking all but..."

March 12, 2018 SXSW Post by Josh Kupecki

SXSW Film Review: You Can Choose Your Family
Jim Gaffigan nails the lovable and despicable dad role
"...Over the course of the film, Frank betrays everyone he professes to love, which includes..."

March 12, 2018 SXSW Post by Ashley Moreno

SXSW Film Review: Take Your Pills
Netflix doc looks at the way modern society leads to amphetamine use
"...Klayman tackles in Netflix documentary, Take Your Pills. The film explores what has now become a multibillion-dollar industry while..."

March 10, 2018 SXSW Post by Milo Webb

SXSW Film Review: Narcissister Organ Player
The woman (and the mother) behind the mask
"...A “hybrid performance/documentary film,” Narcissister’s first feature film examines how her knotty family..."

March 10, 2018 SXSW Post by Beth Sullivan

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