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SXSW Film Festival Announces Line Up

The days are counting down quickly to SXSW. This week they added a third wave of music artists that will be Showcasing, to the already stacked list, and yesterday they added 100 plus films that will be shown during the festival that takes place March 13-21 in Austin Texas.

We have only had a chance to look through them quickly, but are impressed by what we see, we plan to study it closely and let you know our must-sees.

Here is the list of films being shown this year. Let us know if you see anything you are excited about and think it is a must-see for us!

Narrative Feature Competition

Director/Screenwriter: Nicole Riegel

I’ll Meet You There (Pakistan, United States)
Directors/Screenwriter: Iram Praveen Bilal

Director/Screenwriter: Noah Hutton

Pink Skies Ahead
Director/Screenwriter: Kelly Oxford

Really Love
Director: Angel Kristi Williams, Screenwriters: Felicia Pride, Angel Kristi Williams

Director/Screenwriter: Cooper Raiff

Shiva Baby
Director/Screenwriter: Emma Seligman

Teenage Badass
Director: Grant McCord, Screenwriters: Matthew D. Dho, Grant McCord

Directors/Screenwriters: Celine Held, Logan George

Director/Screenwriter: Justine Bateman

Documentary Feature Competition

The Boy Who Sold the World
Director: Adam Barton

Director: Todd Chandler

The Donut King
Director: Alice Gu, Screenwriters: Alice Gu, Carol Martori

An Elephant in the Room (Denmark)
Director: Katrine Philp

Finding Yingying
Director: Jiayan “Jenny” Shi

For Madmen Only
Director: Heather Ross, Screenwriters: Heather Ross, Adam Samuel Goldman

Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide
Directors/Screenwriters: Malia Scharf, Max Basch

Lights Camera Uganda
Directors: Cathryne Czubek, Hugo Perez

Red Heaven
Directors: Lauren DeFilippo, Katherine Gorringe

We Don’t Deserve Dogs
Director: Matthew Salleh


Bad Trip
Director: Kitao Sakurai, Screenwriters: Eric André, Dan Curry, Kitao Sakurai

Beastie Boys Story
Director: Spike Jonze

The King of Staten Island
Director: Judd Apatow, Screenwriters: Judd Apatow, Pete Davidson, Dave Sirus

LA Originals (Argentina)
Director: Estevan Oriol, Screenwriters: Brian Maya, Omar Quiroga

The Lovebirds
Director: Michael Showalter, Screenwriters: Aaron Abrams, Brendan Gall

Narrative Spotlight

The 24th
Director: Kevin Willmott, Screenwriters: Kevin Willmott, Trai Byer

Archive (United Kingdom)
Director/Screenwriter: Gavin Rothery

Best Summer Ever
Directors: Michael Parks Randa, Lauren Smitelli, Screenwriters: Michael Parks Randa, Will Halby, Terra Mackintosh, Andrew Pilkington, Lauren Smitelli

Castle in the Ground (Canada)
Director/Screenwriter: Joey Klein

Critical Thinking
Director: John Leguizamo, Screenwriter: Dito Montiel

Cut Throat City
Director: RZA, Screenwriter: Paul Cuschieri

I Used to Go Here
Director/Screenwriter: Kris Rey

The Outpost
Director: Rod Lurie, Screenwriter: Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson

The Quarry
Director: Scott Teems, Screenwriters: Scott Teems, Andrew Brotzman

The Racer (Ireland)
Director: Kieron J. Walsh, Screenwriter: Ciaran Cassidy, Kieron J. Walsh

The Show (United Kingdom)
Director: Mitch Jenkins, Screenwriter: Alan Moore

Small Engine Repair
Director/Screenwriter: John Pollono

Director/Screenwriter: Prentice Penny

Documentary Spotlight

9to5: The Story of A Movement
Directors: Julia Reichert, Steve Bognar

The Alpinist
Directors: Peter Mortimer, Nicholas Rosen

And We Go Green
Directors: Fisher Stevens, Malcolm Venville, Screenwriter: Mark Monroe

Baby God
Director: Hannah Olson

Clerk (Canada, United States)
Director: Malcolm Ingram

Console Wars
Directors: Jonah Tulis, Blake J. Harris

Crazy, Not Insane
Director: Alex Gibney

The Dilemma of Desire
Director: Maria Finitzo

Hamtramck, USA
Directors: Razi Jafri, Justin Feltman

Hood River
Director: Steven Cantor

Insert Coin
Director: Joshua Tsui

M For Magic
Director: Alexis Manya Spraic

One Man and His Shoes (United Kingdom)
Director: Yemi Bamiro

A Secret Love
Director: Chris Bolan, Screenwriters: Chris Bolan, Alexa L. Fogel, Brendan Mason

We Are As Gods
Directors/Screenwriters: Jason Sussberg, David Alvarado

You Cannot Kill David Arquette
Directors: David Darg, Price James

You can find more films or read more about the ones we have listed by clicking here

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You can usually find me traveling, queuing, or at barricade for a band. I am most likely doing all three things in a day. If I'm not at a concert you can also find me digging through crates for that coveted black disc of vinyl.

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