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.
A compelling documentary about a difficult subject. Explores Cornelius Walker’s decision to fit in with the racist white kids in his neighborhood.
Completely comprised of home video footage, recordings and photos, a new Polish documentary tells the story of the tragic Beksinski family.
Slip Road is an ominous and mysterious short film that begs the viewer to extrapolate their own meaning from the series of events in the story. #Slamdance25
A short comedy about a magical land of butts, Butt Fantasia is pure entertinament for viewers who think behinds are hilarious.
A hybrid narrative drama and documentary that explores the creative process through existential angst. #Slamdance25
A short film that tests our perception of reality through shifting images and sound set in the cosmos. #Slamdance25
A new indie film that will appeal to fans of The Invasion of the Body Snatchers and The Twilight Zone.
Tungrus is a funny, quirky, yet sober doc about a pet rooster who drives his family crazy. Part of #Slamdance25
Alright Now stars Cobie Smulders as a former rock star adjusting to life after her band breaks up. Improvised and shot in 5 days.
Raw, emotional and inventive. The Rainbow Experiment is about the chaos that ensues after a tragic event.
and coming out story with a lot of heart and plenty of quirky characters.
Not your typical little league baseball movie. Benched stars John C. McGinley and Garret Dillahunt as coaches with two very different training mentalities.
Hot to Trot shines a spotlight on the little-known world of same-sex ballroom dance.
A beautiful sensitive portrayal of love and friendship between two girls on the cusp of womanhood.