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This year's SXSW will open with Jordan Peele's Us and close with the hotly anticipated remake of Pet Sematary. Dedicated to supporting innovation and emerging talent, it boasts a diverse line-up of films from around the world. Events aimed at bringing together filmmakers and other industry professionals run alongside the screenings.
The festival runs from 8 to 17 March.
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- 24 Beats Per Second
- Documentary Spotlight
- Festival Favourites
- Narrative Competition
- Narrative Spotlight
SXSW Latest Reviews
A story about the relationship between a young trans woman and her grandmother as they navigate transition and struggle to build a life for themselves as undocumented immigrants in New York City.
A sequel to The Woman in which a feral teenage girl is taken into strict Catholic care and prepared for her First Holy Communion.
An anarchic cocktail of generational politics, hip-hop loving farmers and hallucinogenic rabbit shites, set in the highlands of Scotland.
Concert film about the recording of Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace album.
When a family discover an old Native burial ground near their new home, sinister things begin to happen.
The incredible, against-all-odds story of sailor Tracy Edwards, who skippered the first all-female international crew in the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race.
A shop resisting gentrification.
A mother and father take their kids to their beach house, expecting to enjoy time with friends, but their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some visitors arrive uninvited.
Through the story of a recovering athlete, this documentary explores the world of spinal cord injuries.
Three young men with disabilities hit the road with a jaded nurse driver to a brothel in Montreal catering to people with special needs.
South by Southwest Features
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
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Edinburgh International Film Festival
The oldest continuously running film festival in the world
Human Rights Watch Film Festival
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