Austin, Texas is the place to be this spring if you want the chance to catch first sight of some of the exciting titles that will be doing the festival circuit over the year to come. Texas itself features quite a bit, but there are also films from around the world, including a particularly impressive selection of documentaries. Taking place alongside the famous music festival of the same name, SXSW is strong on musical themes.

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Kryptic
Kryptic
A psychothriller about a woman’s search for a missing monster hunter and her growing realisation that she is inescapably linked to the creature being pursued.
A House Is Not A Disco
A House Is Not A Disco
What if you really did put all the gays on an island? In this vibrant portrait of queer paradise Fire Island Pines, past and present blur as the iconic beach town bands together to celebrate its legacy and redefine itself for a new, inclusive era.
Gasoline Rainbow
Gasoline Rainbow
A group of teenagers go on a road trip.
Ben And Suzanne, A Reunion In 4 Parts
Ben And Suzanne, A Reunion In 4 Parts
The romantic reunion of Ben Santhanaraj and Suzanne Hopper is thwarted when Suzanne's boss asks her to work during their holiday road trip in Sri Lanka.
We Strangers
We Strangers
A commercial cleaning woman in Gary, Indiana, stumbles into a new job cleaning the homes of several rich suburban families. While working, she tells one small lie that spins out of control.
Natatorium
Natatorium
A young girl stays with her estranged grandparents in the city while she auditions for an art group. When the family gathers after a long time to celebrate the girl's acceptance into the group, an ugly family secret emerges.
Dead Mail
Dead Mail
An ominous, bloody help note finds its way to the desk of a seasoned 'dead letter' investigator at a 1980's Midwestern post office, leading him down a violent, unforeseen path to a kidnapped keyboard engineer and his demented business associate.
Cold Wallet
Cold Wallet
A team of Redditors lose everything after a cryptocurrency scam leads them to plot to kidnap the 'financial influencer' who screwed them over.
Sasquatch Sunset
Sasquatch Sunset
A year in the life of a singular family.
The Queen Of My Dreams
The Queen Of My Dreams
Against the backdrop of a shared obsession with Bollywood fantasy, Mariam, a Pakistani Muslim woman, and her Canadian-born daughter Azra come of age in two different eras.
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Cathedral in the sand
Brian J Smith on his love for the Pines and A House Is Not A Disco
Shooting for the stars
Shaun Seneviratne, Sathya Sridharan, Anastasia Olowin and Doron JePaul Mitchell on Ben And Suzanne: A Reunion In 4 Parts
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