The award winners for this year’s SXSW Film Festival have been announced, with Olivia Newman‘s First Match winning the Narrative Feature Competition and Gabriel Silverman and Fiona Dawson‘s TransMilitary picking up the award for Documentary Feature. Take a look at the fill
A new trailer has been released for Eddie Alcazar‘s trippy sci-fi thriller Perfect, ahead of its premiere at this year’s SXSW. The film stars Garrett Wareing as a man who gives in to temptation and orders body implants that seem to mess him
A new trailer has been released for the upcoming documentary More Human Than Human, which explores artificial intelligence and the threat of us losing our humanity to it. The film is directed by Tommy Pallotta and Femke Wolting and is set to premiere
The first trailer and poster have been released for the upcoming documentary Meow Wolf: Origin Story, which is set to premiere at this year’s SXSW. The film, directed by Morgan Capps and Jilann Spitzmiller, takes a look at the Santa Fe art collective
The first trailer has been released for Megan Griffiths‘ upcoming drama Sadie, ahead of its premiere at this year’s SXSW. The film stars Sophia Mitri Schloss as a young woman who will stop at nothing to break up her mother (Melanie Lynskey) and
A new poster for Megan Griffiths‘ Sadie has been released ahead of its premiere at this year’s SXSW. The film stars Sophia Mitri Schloss as a daughter who decides to take extreme measures to get rid of her mother’s new boyfriend after her
More programs were announced for this year’s SXSW Film Festival including the Midnighters, Headliners, Narrative Spotlight, Documentary Spotlight, Episodic, Global, Festival Favorites, Special Events, and Shorts lineups.
In many ways, when you look at modern society and its marriage with technology, it truly feels like we’re living in a science fiction film. As our dependence on tech grows, so does the rift between ourselves and others around us in the physical world.
Though we’re more connected now than ever before, many rely on using a screen to communicate rather than face-to-face human interaction. We’ve seen these topics explored many times over in cinema, from Spike Jonze’s magnificent Her to more obscure and darker films like David Cronenberg’s Existenz.
Mark Craig’s The Last Man on the Moon is the story of Eugene “Gene” Cernan, an American astronaut, who, among other things, reached the fastest speed ever attained in a manned vehicle (24,791 MPH) with two of his fellow astronauts, and he was the last person to walk on the surface of the moon.
Fernando Coimbra’s Brazilian thriller A Wolf at the Door begins as a kidnap story, with a couple reporting that their child was abducted from school. From here the viewer is led to believe the film will then progress as a simple whodunit, with police tracking the kidnapper and attempting to rescue the child. Coimbra boldly tosses this procedural structure aside however, and reveals the kidnapper within the first act. Surprisingly, even after knowing who took the child, the film still manages to keep the viewer on their feet as they discover the reasoning behind the abduction.
Gravitas Ventures announced today that they have acquired David T. Friendly and Mick Partridge‘s documentary Sneakerheadz, which takes a look at the hobby/obsession/addiction of sneaker collecting. The doc was picked up after premiering at this year’s SXSW and will be released day and date
Music is universal. It crosses borders. It breaks through language barriers. It creates a sense of community. One can get a sense of just how popular a style of music is just by looking at English-speaking artists who are selling out venues in foreign countries where English isn’t even the native language. It doesn’t matter if they don’t understand the words because the people like the sound, and somehow they connect with it.
Being diagnosed with breast cancer is a devastating discovery, one that ignites a flurry of thoughts, a multitude of questions and concerns or it could elicit the opposite response - total shock shutdown. Either way, it’s an exhausting and emotionally draining existence in most cases as the person needs to deal with a number of issues that tag-along with a cancer diagnosis - questions regarding treatment options, medication and their side effects, surgeries, tests, work restrictions and so on. Now imagine during that initial flood of worries and what-ifs the first bit of follow-up news you receive is that the cancer has metastasized and it’s incurable.
This year’s SXSW is just about wrapped up and with that the full list of award winners has been announced. Trey Edward Shults‘ Krisha won the Grand Jury Award for Narrative Feature, and Scott Christopherson and Brad Barber‘s Peace Officer won the