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The Thief Collector
The Thief Collector
A documentary exploring the mystery behind the infamous 1985 heist of Willem de Kooning’s seminal painting, Woman-Ochre.
32 Sounds
32 Sounds
A meditation on the power of sound to bend time, cross borders, and profoundly shape our perception of the world around us.
Linoleum
Linoleum
When a satellite falls from orbit and crashes into the suburban home of a dysfunctional family in Ohio, the father seizes the opportunity to fulfil his dream of becoming an astronaut by re-building it into his own rocket ship. While his wife and daughter believe he's experiencing a midlife crisis, surreal events begin to unfold around him.
Marcel The Shell With Shoes On
Marcel The Shell With Shoes On
Marcel, a one-inch-tall shell, lives a miniature life with his grandma Connie and their pet lint, Alan. When the trio goes viral, they get millions of fans and new hope for finding their long-lost family.
I Love My Dad
I Love My Dad
Blocked on social media and concerned for his son’s life, a father impersonates a waitress online and starts checking in with the boy. But things begin to spiral when his son falls for this imaginary girl.
Slash/Back
Slash/Back
A group of teenage girls living in the sleepy hamlet of Pangnirtung, Nunavut, discover an impending alien invasion and set out to defend their homeland.
Soft & Quiet
Soft & Quiet
An afternoon in the life of Emily, a female white supremacist and elementary school teacher.
The Pez Outlaw
The Pez Outlaw
Steve Glew spent the 1990s smuggling rare pez dispensers into the USA from Eastern Europe, making millions of dollars. It was all magical until his arch-nemesis, The Pezident decided to destroy him.
Mama Bears
Mama Bears
A documentary about two conservative, Christian mothers who have become fierce advocates for LGBTQ+ people—and a young lesbian whose struggle for self-acceptance exemplifies why the mama bears are so important.
What We Leave Behind
What We Leave Behind
After a lifetime of bus rides to the US to visit his children, Julián quietly starts building a house in rural Mexico. In filming his work, his granddaughter crafts a personal and poetic love letter to him and his homeland.
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South by Southwest Features

A timeless tale
Colin West on space, science, emotion and Linoleum
Best friends forever?
Hannah Barlow and Kane Senes on friendship, trauma and Sissy
Inside his head
Addison Heimann on experiencing a breakdown and making Hypochondriac
A family story
Iliana Sosa on telling her grandfather's story in What We Leave Behind
Fighting back for families
Maria Grasso and Julie Collazo discuss immigrant justice and Split At The Root
Living history
Margaret Brown on her documentary Descendant
Titanic plans
Teemu Nikki on why he was inspired to write a script from a blind man's perspective
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