Directed by Matt Kane and starring Richard Kind and Christen Harper, Auggie is a science fiction film that explores life after retirement and how technology can make us lose grips with reality.
The Narcissists is a contemplative study on filmmaking and relationships that is not afraid to spend time with its characters.
Nothing Really Happens is a quirky, offbeat film that serves as a metaphysical exploration of how disconnected we are as a society.
Written, directed and produced by Cati Gonzalez, Ekaj is a modern day Midnight Cowboy with queer Latinx characters told from a female POV.
A.T. White’s new film Starfish transforms the mourning process into a cosmic and post-apocalyptic drama that is as quiet and spare as it is fraught with tension and mystery.
The Fever and the Fret is a powerful anti-bullying tale that isn’t afraid to dive into the pain and the torment victims suffer and the feeling of helplessness as those who hold social power continue to victimize them.
We Believe in Dinosaurs chronicles the building of the Ark Encounter, a new venture by The Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY and the consequent battle between the creationist and pro-science communities.
Instant Dreams is a moody and atmospheric eulogy to a lost technology: Polaroid.
Maniac Landscapes is a hypnotic dream… a beautiful nightmare. The newest animated short horror film from filmmaker Matthew Wade.
Directed by Aaron Fradkin, Electric Love is an enjoyable little indie about modern day dating.
Sister Aimee is a brilliant road trip story centered on empowered female characters and reimagines an obscure event from early 20th century American history.
Strange Negotiations is a poetic and deeply personal documentary about the loss of faith and the struggle to find oneself.
Show Me the Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall is a compelling portrait of a difficult man with great talent who made an impact on the careers of the 20th century rock stars we know and love.
Tread is a compelling and yet overly polished documentary about the 2004 attack on Granby, Colorado.
An intimate portrait of a community in flux and a powerful examination of both wastefulness and resourcefulness. Fascinating!
Documentaries, feature films, movies directed by women, Spanish-language cinema and more. Here are my SXSW Film Festival picks.