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What will this year's big hitters turn out to be? South by Southwest is a great place to catch them first. This year's line-up includes the eagerly anticipated Evil Dead Rise, 'Flamin Hot and Tetris alongside a strong line-up of feature premières, festival favourites and shorts.
This year's festival runs from 10 to 19 March.
View Films by Strand:
- Animated Shorts Competition
- Documentary Competition
- Documentary Spotlight
- Festival Favourites
- Narrative Feature Competition
- Narrative Spotlight
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SXSW Latest Reviews
Two unpopular girls in their senior year start a fight club to try to impress and hook up with cheerleaders.
While navigating daily discrimination, a filmmaker who inhabits and loves her unusual body searches the world for another person like her, and explores what it takes to love oneself fiercely despite the pervasiveness of ableism.
A funeral car cruises the streets of Medellin, while a young director tells the story of his past in this violent and conservative city.
A hidden grassroots organisation doggedly fights to expand access to abortion pills across the United States keeping hope alive during a global pandemic and the fall of Roe v Wade.
Vicaria is a brilliant teenager who believes death is a disease that can be cured. After the brutal and sudden murder of her brother, she embarks on a dangerous journey to bring him back to life.
Donya works for a Chinese fortune cookie factory in San Francisco. Formerly a translator for the U.S. military in Afghanistan, she struggles to put her life back in order. In a moment of sudden revelation, she decides to send out a special message in a cookie.
Sam, an Indian-American teen, lives in an idyllic suburb with her conservative mother and her assimilated father. Sam’s cultural insecurities grow due to her estranged friend, Tamira, who mysteriously carries around an empty mason jar all the time. In a moment of anger, Sam breaks Tamira’s jar and unleashes an ancient Indian demonic force that kidnaps Tamira.
October 31, 1977. Jack Delroy’s syndicated talk show Night Owls has long been a trusted companion to insomniacs around the country, but a year on from the tragic death of Jack’s wife, ratings have plummeted. Desperate to turn his fortunes around, Jack plans a Halloween special like no other, unaware he is about to unleash evil into the living rooms of America.
In a world where everyone's heart is an object and there's a strong societal pressure to dampen emotion, lonely Virtual Insurance broker Anabel always follows her heart. At odds with this overly pragmatic society, and after a series of devastating emotional blows, she rips her heart from her chest and gives it to a man she's fallen for, the strangely unfeeling George. Unburdened by her unique yet cumbersome heart, Anabel finds life easier. George, on the other hand, begins to feel everything.
Four Black transgender sex workers explore the dichotomy between the Black community and themselves, while confronting issues long avoided.
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