SXSW Film Festival
Growing out of Austin's South By Southwest Music Festival in the early 1990s, the SXSW Film Festival has become one of the premiere American film festivals. With a strong selection each year of American indie films, documentaries (including of course strong music docs) and a highly selective group of films from around the world, SXSW is a vital festival. The great barbecue and Tex-Mex food in Austin adds to festival-goers enjoyment.
New York, an alternate present: the quantum computing revolution has begun and investors are lining their pockets in the quantum trading market. Building the network, though, requires miles of infrastructure to be laid between huge magnetic cubes by "cablers" – unprotected gig workers who compete...
Alliance of Women Film Journalists Selection! Read an excerpt from Lois Alter Mark's AWFJ review: "The opening of Una Lorenzen’s YARN reminds us that the word doesn’t just refer to the stuff of scarves and mittens but is also 'A long, often elaborate narrative of real or fictitious adventures; an...
I Am the Blues
I AM THE BLUES takes the audience on a musical journey through the swamps of the Louisiana Bayou, the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta and Moonshine soaked BBQs in the North Mississippi Hill Country. The film visits blues musicians rooted in the genre's heyday, many in their 80s, still living...
Theory of Obscurity: A Film About the Residents
The story of the iconic renegade cult band The Residents. From the group’s formation in Shreveport to their success in the burgeoning San Francisco avant-garde music scene of the 60s and 70s, The Residents redefined what a rock band could be. With the advent of music videos in the 1980s, these ma...
The Automatic Hate
When Davis Green's (Joseph Cross) alluring young cousin Alexis (Adelaide Clemens) appears on his doorstep one night, he discovers that a side of his family has been kept secret from him. Against his father’s wishes, Davis travels to rural, upstate New York to meet his other cousins. While wrestli...
With an enchanting mixture of laughter and longing, the worlds of six flawed but captivating individuals are woven together as they explore those age-old human desires: to love and be loved.
DIRECTED BY ADAM REID
UNITED STATES | 2010 | ENGLISH
Alliance of Women Film Journalists Selection! Read an excerpt from Sandie Angulo Chen's AWFJ review: "Directors Diane Crespo and Stefan C. Schaefer’s short-and-sweet film captures the joy of the two women bonding against the odds. Their blossoming friendship overcomes obstacles, including their p...
Helena from the Wedding
In this nuanced and comedic portrait of a marriage, newlyweds Alice (Melanie Lynskey) and Alex (Lee Tergesen) host a New Year's Eve party for their closest friends at their remote cabin in the mountains. However, when Alice's friend brings along a surprise guest – the very young and beautiful Hel...
Small, Beautifully Moving Parts
Sarah Sparks (Anna Margaret Hollyman), a freelance technologist, has always had more affinity with computers than people. When she learns she is pregnant she finds herself more excited about how the ultrasound works than the baby it shows growing inside of her. After her sister throws her a disar...
Bad Lucky Goat
Official Selection - South by Southwest Film Festival. After accidentally killing a bearded goat with their father’s truck, two incompatible teenagers embark on a journey of reconciliation and comedic misadventure along Colombia’s breathtaking Caribbean coast. With no money, brother and sister Co...
Le Choc du Futur
In the Paris of 1978, old formulas do not charm listeners anymore in a male-dominated music industry. Until Ana (Alma Jodorowsky) uses her synthesizers to make herself heard, creating a new sound that will mark the decades to come: the music of the future.
An Official Selection at the SXSW Film ...
The Space in Between: Marina Abramović and Brazil
In search of personal healing and artistic inspiration, boundary-pushing performance artist Marina Abramovic travels through Brazil experiencing sacred rituals and exploring limits between art, immateriality and consciousness. How far will she go to create her work of art?
Premiering at SXSW, TH...