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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The Garden Left Behind
The Garden Left Behind
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.
Darlin'
Darlin'
A sequel to The Woman in which a feral teenage girl is taken into strict Catholic care and prepared for her First Holy Communion.
Boyz In The Wood
Boyz In The Wood
An anarchic cocktail of generational politics, hip-hop loving farmers and hallucinogenic rabbit shites, set in the highlands of Scotland.
Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace
Concert film about the recording of Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace album.
Pet Sematary
Pet Sematary
When a family discover an old Native burial ground near their new home, sinister things begin to happen.
Maiden
Maiden
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.
Carmine Street Guitars
Carmine Street Guitars
A shop resisting gentrification.
Us
Us
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.
Any One Of Us
Any One Of Us
Through the story of a recovering athlete, this documentary explores the world of spinal cord injuries.
Come As You Are
Come As You Are
Three young men with disabilities hit the road with a jaded nurse driver to a brothel in Montreal catering to people with special needs.
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South by Southwest Features

Cultivating a story
Flavio Alves on the lives of trans women and undocumented immigrants, and The Garden Left Behind
Handcrafting from scratch
Cindy Hulej on Jim Jarmusch and Carmine Street Guitars
Into the woods
Rick Kelly on working with wood and Carmine Street Guitars
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