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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Alice
Alice
Alice, a happy and perfect wife and mother has her life turned upside down when she discovers her husband is living a secret life.
Saint Frances
Saint Frances
After an accidental pregnancy turned abortion, a deadbeat nanny finds an unlikely friendship with the six-year old she's charged with protecting
Daniel Isn’t Real
Daniel Isn’t Real
A troubled college freshman, Luke, suffers a violent family trauma and resurrects his childhood imaginary friend Daniel to help him cope.
Wild Rose
Wild Rose
A Glasgwegian single mum tries to make it in the world of country music.
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.
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South by Southwest Features

Forbidden fruit
Keola Racela on wholesomeness, horror and comedy in Porno
Cultivating a story
Flavio Alves on the lives of trans women and undocumented immigrants, and The Garden Left Behind
A woman's story
Pollyanna McIntosh on Darlin’ and the wildness in all of us
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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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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