SXSW Units Donald Glover Present ‘Swarm’, Apple ‘Tetris’ Film for Lineup

Donald Glover’s Amazon present Swarm, Apple’s making-of Tetris film and Disney+ sequence American Born Chinese language are among the many new additions to the television and movie line-up on the upcoming SXSW competition.

The Elizabeth Banks-produced MGM film Backsides, from the crew behind Shiva Child, is ready for the headliners part, becoming a member of the Taron Egerton-fronted Tertis and beforehand introduced titles A24 film Problemista, franchise flick Evil Useless Rise, and Eva Longoria’s directorial debut, Flamin’ Sizzling. Dungeons & Dragons will open the fest.

As for TV premieres, along with Swarm and American Born Chinese language, Lee Sung Jin’s Beef, and David E. Kelley’s Love & Dying will display screen on the competition. Additionally notable on the TV entrance is that the fest will display screen Demascus, which was just lately axed by community AMC amid an ongoing shake-up on the community and its hope to put in writing down round $400 million of content material as a part of a cost-cutting drive.

Pageant head Claudette Godfrey famous that the choice to display screen Demascus got here after the AMC cancelation, which got here down on the high of the 12 months. Says Godfrey, “[AMC] gave them freedom for them to discover a new life for it.”

Says Godfrey of the competition, “Our operate is all the time curation. The quantity of issues being made has not gone down, artists and creators are all the time going to make issues, so curation is our primary power.”

The 2023 SXSW movie competition will run from March 10 to 19. See the most recent additions to SXSW beneath.



Director: Emma Seligman, Producers: Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman, Alison Small, Screenwriters: Emma Seligman, Rachel Sennott

Directed by Emma Seligman and written by Seligman and Rachel Sennott, Bottoms follows two unpopular ladies of their senior 12 months who begin a struggle membership to attempt to impress and hook up with cheerleaders. Solid: Rachel Sennott, Ayo Edebiri, Ruby Cruz, Havana Rose Liu, Kaia Gerber, Nicholas Galitzine, Miles Fowler, Marshawn Lynch, Dagmara Dominiczyk, Punkie Johnson (World Premiere)


Director: Jon S. Baird, Producers: Matthew Vaughn, Gillian Berrie, Claudia Vaughn, Len Blavatnik, Gregor Cameron, Screenwriter: Noah Pink

Primarily based on the true story of American online game salesman Henk Rogers (Taron Egerton) and his discovery of Tetris in 1988. When he units out to deliver the sport to the world, he enters a harmful internet of lies and corruption behind the Iron Curtain. Solid: Taron Egerton, Nikita Efremov, Sofia Lebedeva, Anthony Boyle, Ben Miles, Ken Yamamura, Igor Grabuzov, Oleg Shtefanko, Ayane Nagabuchi, Rick Yune, Roger Allam, Toby Jones (World Premiere)



Director/Screenwriter: Anna Zlokovic, Producers: David Worthen Brooks, Arbi Pedrossian, Jenna Cavelle, Katrina Kudlick, Alex Familian, Hadley Robinson, Anna Zlokovic

After hitting a breaking level, Hannah’s internal ideas physicalize right into a monstrous creature that threatens to upend her life. Solid: Hadley Robinson, Emily Hampshire, Brandon Mychal Smith, Kausar Mohammed (World Premiere)

Blackberry (Canada)

Director: Matt Johnson, Producers: Niv Fichman, Matthew Miller, Fraser Ash, Kevin Krikst, Screenwriters: Matt Johnson, Matthew Miller

The story of the meteoric rise and catastrophic demise of the world’s first smartphone. Solid: Jay Baruchel, Glenn Howerton, Matt Johnson, Cary Elwes, Saul Rubinek (North American Premiere)

Cora Bora

Director: Hannah Pearl Utt, Producers: Mallory Schwartz, Jeffrey Soros, Simon Horsman, Screenwriter: Rhianon Jones

Cora senses her open relationship is on the rocks. When the struggling musician and messy millennial goes residence to Portland to win her girlfriend again, she realizes it’s far more than her love life that wants salvaging. Solid: Megan Stalter, Jojo T. Gibbs, Manny Jacinto, Ayden Mayeri, Thomas Mann, Chrissie Match, Andrew Hyland, Chelsea Peretti, Margaret Cho, Darrell Hammond (World Premiere)

Hail Mary

Director: Rosemary Rodriguez, Producer: Karina Miller, Screenwriter: Knate Lee

A younger Belizean lady, Maria, finds herself mysteriously pregnant and attempting to cross the US/MEX border whereas outrunning a lethal virus, the Cartels, Border Patrol and the right-hand man of the Satan. This genre-bending retelling of the Mary and Joseph story begs the query – who’re the true monsters? Solid: Natalia del Riego, Benny Emmanuel and Jack Huston with Angela Sarafyan (World Premiere)

The Lengthy Sport

Director: Julio Quintana, Producers: Javier Chapa, Ben Howard, Marla Quintana, Dennis Quaid, Laura Quaid, Screenwriters: Julio Quintana, Jennifer C. Stetson, Paco Farias

Banned from enjoying on the membership the place they caddied, a gaggle of Mexican-American excessive schoolers type their very own golf crew, construct a one-hole course within the fields, and win the 1957 Texas State Championship in opposition to all odds. Primarily based on a real story. Solid: Jay Hernandez, Dennis Quaid, Cheech Marin, Julian Works, Jaina Lee Ortiz, Brett Cullen, Oscar Nuñez, Richard Robichaux, Paulina Chávez (World Premiere)

Nationwide Anthem

Director: Luke Gilford, Producers: Mickey Liddell, Pete Shilaimon, Kevin Garland, Gina Marcheschi, Jasmine Daghighian, Screenwriters: David Largman Murray, Kevin Finest, Luke Gilford

Dylan, a 21-year previous development employee in rural New Mexico, joins a neighborhood of queer ranchers and rodeo performers looking for their very own model of the American dream. Solid: Charlie Plummer, Eve Lindley, Mason Alexander Park, Rene Rosdado, Robyn Full of life (World Premiere)

Northern Consolation (Germany, Iceland, United Kingdom)

Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson, Producers: Grímar Jónsson, Sol Bondy, Fred Burle, Mike Goodridge, Screenwriters: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson, Halldór Laxness Halldórsson, Tobias Munthe

A various group of individuals with a power concern of flying are stranded within the wintry north. Solid: Lydia Leonard, Timothy Spall, Ella Rumpf, Sverrir Guðnason, Simon Manyonda, Rob Delaney (World Premiere)

Peak Season

Administrators: Henry Loevner, Steven Kanter, Producers: Lovell Holder, Patrick Ward, Henry Loevner, Steven Kanter, Screenwriter: Henry Loevner

An emotionally adrift younger girl forges an sudden friendship with a wilderness information when she and her fiancé take a summer time journey to Jackson Gap, Wyoming. Solid: Claudia Restrepo, Derrick DeBlasis, Ben Coleman, Fred Melamed, Stephanie Courtney, Will Neff, Caroline Kwan, Ron Hanks, Gadiel Del Orbe, Natasha Dewhurst (World Premiere)

This Closeness

Director/Screenwriter: Package Zauhar, Producer: Ani Schroeter

Tensions rise when a pair on the rocks stays on the residence of a reclusive host, with the three getting into an intimate battle to realize and reclaim territory. Solid: Zane Pais, Package Zauhar, Ian Edlund, Jessie Pinnick, Kate Williams (World Premiere)

Conflict Pony

Administrators: Gina Gammell, Riley Keough, Producers: Willi White, Bert Hamelinck, Ryan Zacarias, Sacha Ben Harroche, Riley Keough, Gina Gammell, Screenwriters: Franklin Sioux Bob, Invoice Reddy, Riley Keough, Gina Gammell

Conflict Pony follows the interlocking tales of two younger Oglala Lakota males rising up on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Certain by their shared seek for belonging, every grapple with a world constructed in opposition to them, navigating their distinctive paths to manhood. Solid: Jojo Bapteise Whiting, Ladainian Loopy Thunder (North American Premiere)

You Sing Loud, I Sing Louder

Director: Emma Westenberg Producers: Mark Amin, Christine Vachon, Clara McGregor, Vera Bulder, Greg Lauritano, Mason Plotts, Cami Winikoff, Screenwriter: Ruby Caster

A father takes his estranged daughter on a highway journey in an effort to get her out of hassle. Alongside the way in which they meet all kinds of strangers, as their strained relationship is put to the take a look at. Solid: Clara McGregor, Ewan McGregor, Devyn McDowell, Sasha Alexander, Kim Zimmer, Jake Weary, Vera Bulder (World Premiere)


Artwork for All people

Director: Miranda Yousef, Producers: Morgan Neville, Tim Rummel

Thomas Kinkade’s pastoral landscapes made him probably the most collected and despised painter of all time. After his surprising demise, his household discovers a vault of unseen work that reveal a fancy artist whose life and work embody our divided America. (World Premiere)

Black Barbie: A Documentary

Director/Screenwriter: Lagueria Davis, Producers: Aaliyah Williams, Lagueria Davis

Via intimate entry to a charismatic Mattel insider, Beulah Mae Mitchell, Black Barbie delves into the cross part of merchandise and illustration as Black girls attempt to raise their very own voices and tales, refusing to be invisible. (World Premiere)

Citizen Sleuth

Director: Chris Kasick, Producers: Chris Kasick, Tyler Davidson, Fabiola Washburn, Drew Sykes, Jared Washburn

A real crime podcaster from Appalachia blurs the road between truth and leisure as she investigates a mysterious native demise. (World Premiere)

Devil Needs You (Canada)

Administrators/Screenwriters: Sean Horlor, Steve J. Adams, Producers: Michael Grand, Melissa James

The surprising story of how a younger girl and her psychiatrist ignited the worldwide Satanic Panic with their bestselling memoir Michelle Remembers. (World Premiere)

This World is Not My Personal

Administrators: Petter Ringbom, Marquise Stillwell, Producer: Ruchi Mital, Screenwriters: Ruchi Mital, Petter Ringbom

Chewing gum sculptures, a rich gallerist, a infamous homicide case, and the segregated south – it’s all a part of Nellie Mae Rowe’s boundless universe. This World is Not My Personal reimagines this artist’s world and her life spanning the twentieth century. (World Premiere)

Wild Life

Administrators: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Producers: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi. Jimmy Chin, Bob Eisenhardt, Anna Barnes

A sweeping portrait of conservationists Kris and Doug Tompkins chronicling their struggle to protect one of many final really wild locations on earth. (Texas Premiere)

You Can Name Me Invoice

Director/Screenwriter: Alexandre O. Philippe, Producers: Kerry Deignan Roy, Jeff Annison

An intimate portrait of William Shatner’s private journey over 9 a long time on this Earth, You Can Name Me Invoice strips away all of the masks he has worn to embody numerous characters, and divulges the person behind all of it. (World Premiere)


Furies (Vietnam)

Director: Veronica Ngo (Ngo Thanh Van), Producers: Giang Ho, Bey Logan, Screenwriters: Ngo Thanh Van, Aaron Toronto, Uyen Nguyen Nha Ly, Thach Ngoc Nguyen, Nhan Truong Nguyen

A mysterious girl trains a trio of ladies to take revenge on a legal gang that abuses females. The three girl warriors danger every thing to problem this corrupt empire, earlier than lastly studying that their trigger shouldn’t be what they believed it to be. Solid: Dong Anh Quynh, Toc Tien, Rima Thanh Vy, Thuan Nguyen, Track Luan, Gi A Nguyen, Phan Thanh Hien (Pageant Premiere)


The Indignant Black Woman and Her Monster

Director/Screenwriter: Bomani J. Story, Producers: Jack Davis, Darren Brandl, Bomani J. Story

Dying is ever current in Vicaria’s world – violence, police brutality, substance abuse – and after watching her mom and brother succumb, she’s had sufficient. Vicaria goes to place an finish to all this demise… by bringing the useless again to life. Solid: Laya DeLeon Hayes, Denzel Whitaker, Chad Coleman, Reilly Brooke Stith, Keith Sean Holliday, Amani Summer season Boyles, Edem Atsu-Swanzy (World Premiere)

Anhell69 (Colombia)

Director/Screenwriter: Theo Montoya, Producers: Bianca Oana, David Hurst, Theo Montoya,  Juan Pablo Castrillon, Balthasar Busmann, Maximilian Haslberger

Anhell69 explores the goals, doubts and fears of an annihilated era, and the wrestle to hold on making cinema. (U.S. Premiere)

The Artifice Woman

Director/Screenwriter: Franklin Ritch, Producers: Aaron B. Koontz, Ashleigh Snead

Three particular brokers develop a daring new pc program to catch on-line predators, however its fast development poses sudden challenges. Solid: Tatum Matthews, Sinda Nichols, David Girard, Franklin Ritch, Lance Henriksen (U.S. Premiere)


Director: Liza Mandelup, Producers: Jay Van Hoy, Matthew Cherchio, Liza Mandelup

Endlessly struggling to really feel seen, David turns into infatuated with a mysterious firm’s promise to remodel folks’s lives by completely altering the colour of their eyes. After touring to India to get the controversial process, he begins to query if this synthetic magnificence will give him the achievement he really seeks. (World Premiere)

Chronicles of a Wandering Saint (Argentina, U.S.)

Director/Screenwriter: Tomas Gomez Bustillo, Producers: Gewan Brown, Amanda Freedman

In a tiny rural village in Argentina, Rita Lopez, a pious but insatiably aggressive girl, discovers that staging a miracle could possibly be her ticket to sainthood. Solid: Monica Villa, Horacio Marassi, Pablo Moseinco, Silvia Mackenzie, Noemi Ron, Silvia Porro, Hernan Bustamante, Dahyana Turkie, Iair Mentioned (World Premiere)

Molli And Max In The Future

Director/Screenwriter: Michael Lukk Litwak, Producers: Candice Kuwahara, Ben J. Murphy, Mallory Schwartz, Kate Geller, Michael Lukk Litwak

Molli and Max In The Future is a Sci-Fi Romantic Comedy a few man and girl whose orbits repeatedly collide over the course of 12 years, 4 planets, 3 dimensions and one space-cult. Solid: Zosia Mamet, Aristotle Athari, Danny Burstein, Arturo Castro, Okieriete Onaodowan, Erin Darke, Grace Kuhlenschmidt, Michael Chernus, Aparna Nancherla, Matteo Lane (World Premiere)

Secaderos (Spain, U.S.)

Director/Screenwriter: Rocío Mesa, Producers: Olmo Figueredo González-Quevedo

A rural village is the fantasy of a kid and the cage of an adolescent. Two parallel crusing in reverse instructions amongst tobacco barns throughout a magical summer time filled with revelations. Solid: Vera Centenera, Ada Mar Lupiáñez, Tamara Arias (Worldwide Premiere)

Till Branches Bend (Canada, Switzerland)

Director/Screenwriter: Sophie Jarvis, Producers: Tyler Hagan, Sara Blake, Magali Gillon-Krizaj, Michela Pini, Olga Lamontanara

Set within the seemingly peaceable Okanagan, a distraught cannery employee discovers an invasive insect that would threaten the livelihood of her total city. Solid: Grace Glowicki, Alexandra Roberts, Quelemia Sparrow, Lochlyn Munro, Antoine DesRochers (US Premiere)

With Love and a Main Organ (Canada)

Director: Kim Albright, Producer: Madeleine Davis, Screenwriter: Julia Lederer

In an alternate world the place hearts are product of objects and suppressing feelings is self-care, a lonely girl rips out her personal coronary heart for the person she loves, solely to find that he has run away with it. Solid: Anna Maguire, Hamza Haq, Veena Sood, Donna Benedicto, Lynda Boyd, Arghavan Jenati, Enid-Raye Adams, Kerën Burkett, Ryan Beil, Laara Sadiq (World Premiere)

The Younger Spouse

Director/Screenwriter: Tayarisha Poe, Producers: Anne Carey, Tayarisha Poe

The story of a younger girl grappling with the that means of affection within the face of an unsure world, The Younger Spouse is a sunny day panic assault and an entirely new tackle the marriage movie following her over the course of her “non-wedding” day. Solid: Kiersey Clemons, Leon Bridges, Kelly Marie Tran, Michaela Watkins, Aya Money, Sandy Honig, Brandon Micheal Corridor, Lukita Maxwell, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Judith Mild  (World Premiere)


299 Queen Avenue West (Canada)

Director: Sean Menard, Producers: Sean Menard, Molly Ye

Through the rise of the music video period within the 80s, Canada launched MuchMusic, a low finances TV community that revolutionized how the world’s greatest stars related with their followers and influenced the tradition for the following three a long time. (World Premiere)

Hung Up on a Dream

Director: Robert Schwartzman, Producers: Russell Wayne Groves, Robert Schwartzman

British Invasion icons The Zombies replicate on paving 60 years and counting of their musical path from teenage associates to legends within the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame. (World Premiere)

Joan Baez I Am A Noise

Administrators: Karen O’Connor, Miri Navasky, Maeve O’Boyle, Producers: Miri Navasky, Karen O’Connor

Going through the tip of a 60-year profession, legendary singer and activist Joan Baez takes an trustworthy look again and a deep look inward as she tries to make sense of her massive, history-making life, and the non-public struggles she’s saved personal, till now. (North American Premiere)

Louder Than You Suppose

Director: Jed I. Rosenberg, Producers: Jeffrey Lewis Clark, Brian Thalken, Kelly Thomas, Screenwriters: Jed I. Rosenberg, Greg King

An intimate portrait of creativity colliding with chaos. Gary Younger, drummer for indie-rock icons Pavement, injected a wild-card unpredictability into the band’s breakthrough, lo-fi sound. However those self same gonzo impulses derailed his rock star dream. (World Premiere)

Like to Love You, Donna Summer season

Administrators: Roger Ross Williams, Brooklyn Sudano, Producers: Julie Goldman, Christopher Clements, Carolyn Hepburn, David Blackman, Roger Ross Williams, J. Daniel Torres

Like to Love You, Donna Summer season captures a richly complicated image of the lady, the artist, the spouse, and mom whose iconic voice modified music eternally. (U.S. Premiere)

Max Roach: The Drum Additionally Waltzes

Administrators/Producers: Samuel Pollard, Ben Shapiro

The Drum Additionally Waltzes explores the life and music of legendary drummer and activist Max Roach, his artistic peaks, private struggles, and re-inventions from the Jim Crow to Civil Rights eras, from heady days of post-war jazz to hip hop and past. (World Premiere)

Rebelión (Colombia)

Director: José Luis Rugeles Gracia, Producer: Federico Durán Amorocho, Screenwriters: José Luis Rugeles, Chucky García, Martín Mauregui

This movie portrays a genius within the depths of his intimacy, the heartbeat of a soul laid low with that nice love: music. (North American Premiere)

Revival69: The Live performance That Rocked the World (Canada, France)

Director: Ron Chapman, Producers: Trish Dolman, Ron Chapman, Sally Blake, Screenwriter: Phyllis Ellis

When a younger live performance promoter launches a competition in 1969 to revive the Kings of Rock ‘n’ Roll, a sequence of unimaginable occasions manifests within the eleventh hour arrival of John Lennon and The Plastic Ono Band, triggering Lennon’s choice to go away The Beatles. (US Premiere)

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Ek Jagah Apni (India)

Administrators/Producers: Ektara Collective, Screenwriters: Rinchin, Maheen Mirza

After sudden eviction by their prejudiced landlord, Laila and Roshni, two transwomen, should put their wits collectively to discover a residence and reclaim their place in society. Solid: Manisha Soni, Muskan, Akash Jamra (North American Premiere)

Kite Zo A (Canada, Haiti)

Director: Kaveh Nabatian, Producers: Kaveh Nabatian, Zach Niles, Joseph Ray, Screenwriter: Wooden-Jerry Gabriel

Kite Zo A is a sensorial movie about rituals in Haiti, from historical to fashionable, made in collaboration with poets, dancers, musicians, fishermen, daredevil rollerbladers, and Vodou clergymen, set to poetry by Haitian writer Wooden-Jerry Gabriel. (Worldwide Premiere)

My Drywall Cocoon (Brazil)

Director/Screenwriter: Caroline Fioratti, Producers: Rui Pires, André Montenegro

Virginia’s demise throughout her seventeenth birthday shakes up an expensive constructing complicated. For many residents, it’s a passing tragedy. For her mom and her associates, it’s the starting of a metamorphosis: the crack of their drywall cocoon. Solid: Maria Luisa Mendonça, Bella Piero, Michel Joelsas, Mari Oliveira, Daniel Botelho, Caco Ciocler (World Premiere)

The Ordinaries (Germany)

Director: Sophie Linnenbaum, Producers: Laura Klippel, Britta Strampe, Screenwriters: Sophie Linnenbaum, Michael Fetter Nathansky

Have you ever ever felt like a supporting character in your personal life? What if you happen to actually are one? Solid: Positive Sendel, Jule Böwe, Henning Peker, Noah Tinwa, Sira Faal, Denise M’Baye (U.S. Premiere)

Sister & Sister (Panama)

Director/Screenwriter: Kattia G. Zúñiga, Producers: Alejo Crisóstomo, Kattia G. Zúñiga, Isabella Gálvez Peñafiel, Mentioned Isaac

A heartfelt movie about sisterhood, needs, jealousy, and youth within the unending tropical summer time of Panama. Solid: Ariana Chaves Gavilán, Cala Rossel Campos, Gabriela Man, Fernando Bonilla, Joshua De León, Lía Jiménez, Michelle Quiñones, Angelo Morales, Mir Rodríguez (World Premiere)


Fancy Dance

Director: Erica Tremblay, Producers: Deidre Backs, Erica Tremblay, Heather Rae, Nina Yang-Bongiovi, Tommy Oliver, Screenwriters: Erica Tremblay, Miciana Alise

Following her sister’s disappearance, a Native American hustler kidnaps her niece from the kid’s white grandparents and units out for the state powwow within the hopes of holding what’s left of her household intact. Solid: Lily Gladstone, Isabel Deroy-Olson, Ryan Begay, Crystle Lightning, Audrey Wasailewski, Shea Whigham (Texas Premiere)

Meals and Nation

Director: Laura Gabbert, Producers: Laura Gabbert, Ruth Reichl, Paula P. Manzanedo, Caroline Libresco

Nervous concerning the survival of small farmers, ranchers, and cooks hobbled by America’s coverage of manufacturing low cost meals, trailblazing meals author Ruth Reichl reaches throughout political and social divides to report on the nation’s damaged meals system and the innovators risking every thing to remodel it. (Texas Premiere)


Director: Babak Jalali, Producers: Marjaneh Moghimi, Sudnya Shroff, Rachael Fung, George Rush, Chris Martin, Laura Wagner, Screenwriters: Carolina Cavalli, Babak Jalali

Donya works for a fortune cookie manufacturing facility in San Francisco. Previously a translator for the U.S. army in Afghanistan, she struggles to settle into her new life. In a second of sudden revelation, she decides to ship out a particular message in a cookie. Solid: Anaita Wali Zada, Jeremy Allen White, Gregg Turkington (Texas Premiere)

Going Varsity in Mariachi

Administrators: Alejandra Vasquez, Sam Osborn, Producers: Julia Pontecorvo, Luis A. Miranda Jr., James Lawler

After a devastating 12 months within the Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg North Excessive College mariachi coach Abel Acuña and his band of musicians work via private hardships and teenage distractions to rebuild their squad and reclaim their title as state champions. (Texas Premiere)

Is There Anyone Out There? (United Kingdom)

Director: Ella Glendining, Producer: Janine Marmot

Inhabiting a bizarrely uncommon physique (the physique I really like), and navigating every day discrimination, I search the world for one more like me. Is there anyone on the market? (Texas Premiere)

It’s Solely Life After All

Director: Alexandria Bombach, Producers: Kathlyn Horan, Jess Devaney, Anya Rous

Mixing residence films and intimate verité, a poignant reflection from Amy Ray and Emily Saliers of iconic people rock duo Indigo Women. A well timed look into the obstacles, activism, and classes of two queer associates who by no means anticipated to make it large. (Texas Premiere)

Kokomo Metropolis

Director: D. Smith, Producers: D. Smith, Harris Doran, Invoice Butler

Kokomo Metropolis is a wildly entertaining and refreshingly unfiltered documentary that passes the mic to 4 Black transgender intercourse staff in Atlanta and New York Metropolis as they maintain nothing again whereas breaking down the partitions of their occupation. (Texas Premiere)

Little Richard: I Am Every part

Director: Lisa Cortes, Producers: Robert Friedman, Caryn Capotosto, Liz Yale Marsh, Lisa Cortes

Little Richard: I Am Every part celebrates the revolutionary and deeply conflicted artist who navigated the minefields of race and sexuality as he unfold the gospel of rock n’ roll. (Texas Premiere)

No Peculiar Marketing campaign

Director: Christopher Burke, Producer: Tim Rummel

One couple’s struggle to reclaim their future from a brutal illness has snowballed right into a motion with resounding ramifications not just for the ALS neighborhood, however for thousands and thousands of sufferers in search of to search out their voice in our damaged healthcare system. (Texas Premiere)

Plan C

Director/Producer: Tracy Droz Tragos

A decided group of girls is increasing entry to abortion drugs in the US – by any means mandatory. (Texas Premiere)

Robert Irwin: A Desert Of Pure Feeling

Director/Screenwriter: Jennifer Lane, Producers: David Hollander, Jennifer Lane, Joseph Cashiola, Arne Glimcher

A delicate portrait of iconoclastic artist Robert Irwin, whose investigations into the character of notion have radically expanded the chances of what artwork will be. (Texas Premiere)

The Starling Woman

Director/Screenwriter: Laurel Parmet, Producers: Kara Durrett, Kevin Rowe

17-year-old Jem Starling struggles along with her place inside her Christian fundamentalist neighborhood. However every thing adjustments when her magnetic youth pastor Owen returns to their church. Solid: Eliza Scanlen, Lewis Pullman, Jimmi Simpson, Wren Schmidt, Austin Abrams, Claire Elizabeth Inexperienced, Jessamine Burgum, Kyle Secor (Texas Premiere)

STILL: A Michael J. Fox Film

Director: Davis Guggenheim, Producers: Davis Guggenheim, Annetta Marion, Jonathan King, Will Cohen

The inconceivable story of a brief child from a Canadian military base who grew to become the darling of Nineteen Eighties Hollywood — solely to search out the course of his life altered by a surprising prognosis. What occurs when an incurable optimist confronts an incurable illness? (Texas Premiere)



American Born Chinese language

Showrunner: Kelvin Yu, Administrators: Destin Daniel Cretton, Dinh Thai, Producers: Kelvin Yu, Destin Daniel Cretton, Melvin Mar, Jake Kasdan, Erin O’Malley, Asher Goldstein, Gene Luen Yang

Primarily based on the graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang, American Born Chinese language is a genre-hopping motion comedy that tells the story of Jin Wang, a mean teenager juggling his highschool social life together with his residence life. When he meets a brand new overseas scholar on the primary day of the varsity 12 months, much more worlds collide as Jin is unwittingly entangled in a battle of Chinese language mythological gods. Solid: Ben Wang, Yeo Yann Yann, Chin Han, Ke Huy Quan, Jimmy Liu, Sydney Taylor with Daniel Wu and Michelle Yeoh (World Premiere)

A Small Mild

Showrunners: Joan Rater, Tony Phelan Administrators: Susanna Fogel, Leslie Hope, Tony Phelan, Producers: Joan Rater, Tony Phelan, Susanna Fogel, Traugott, Lisa Roos, Alon Shtruzman, Avi Ni, Screenwriters: Joan Rater, Tony Phelan, William Harper, Ben Esler, Alyssa Margarite Jacobson

Miep Gies was younger, carefree and opinionated when Otto Frank requested her to cover his household from the Nazis throughout WWII. The sequence shakes the cobwebs off historical past and makes Miep’s story really feel related. Some stood by, Miep stood up. Solid: Bel Powley, Liev Schreiber, Joe Cole, Billie Boullet, Ashley Brooke, Amira Casar (World Premiere)


Showrunner: Lee Sung Jin, Administrators: Jake Schreier, HIKARI, Lee Sung Jin, Producers: Lee Sung Jin, Steven Yeun and Ali Wong, Jake Schreier

Beef follows the aftermath of a highway rage incident between two strangers. Danny Cho, a failing contractor with a chip on his shoulder, goes head-to-head with Amy Lau, a self-made entrepreneur with a picturesque life. The rising stakes of their feud unravel their lives and relationships on this darkly comedic and deeply transferring sequence. Solid: Steven Yeun and Ali Wong, Maria Bello, Joseph Lee, Younger Mazino, David Choe, Patti Yasutake, Ashley Park, Justin H. Min, Mia Serafino, Remy Holt (World Premiere) (Closing Evening TV)

The Huge Door Prize

Showrunner: David West Learn, Administrators: Anu Valia, Molly McGlynn, Producers: Matthew Spiegel, Screenwriters: David West Learn, Sarah Walker, Craig Rowin

Primarily based on M.O. Walsh’s novel of the identical title, The Huge Door Prize tells the story of a small city that’s eternally modified when a mysterious machine seems within the normal retailer, promising to disclose every resident’s true life potential. Solid: Chris O’Dowd, Gabrielle Dennis, Ally Maki, Damon Gupton, Josh Segarra, Crystal Fox, Sammy Fourlas, Djouliet Amara (World Premiere)

Love & Dying

Showrunner/Screenwriter: David E. Kelley, Director: Lesli Linka Glatter

Two church going {couples}, having fun with small city household life in Texas, till any individual picks up an axe. Solid: Elizabeth Olsen, Jesse Plemons, Lily Rabe, Patrick Fugit, Krysten Ritter, Tom Pelphrey, Keir Gilchrist, Elizabeth Marvel (World Premiere)

The Luckiest Man within the World: The Invoice Walton Story

Director: Steve James, Producers: Zak Piper, Steve James

A Multi-part movie chronicling the colourful life and unlikely legend of basketball Corridor of Famer Invoice Walton, whose unusual journey takes him from glory days on the courtroom via generational upheaval, from the depths of ache to the head of the sport. (World Premiere)

Fortunate Hank

Showrunners: Aaron Zelman, Paul Lieberstein, Director: Peter Farrelly, Producers: Aaron Zelman, Paul Lieberstein, Bob Odenkirk, Peter Farrelly, Mark Johnson, Richard Russo, Naomi Odenkirk, Marc Provissiero

Fortunate Hank is a mid-life disaster story set at Railton School, instructed within the first individual by William Henry Devereaux, Jr. (Bob Odenkirk), the unlikely chairman of the English division in a badly underfunded faculty in a working-class American city. Solid: Bob Odenkirk, Mireille Enos, Olivia Scott Welch, Diedrich Bader, Suzanne Cryer, Sara Amini, Cedric Yarbrough (World Premiere)

Rabbit Gap

Showrunners/Administrators/Screenwriters: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa

In Rabbit Gap, John Weir (Sutherland), a grasp of deception on the planet of company espionage, is framed for homicide by highly effective forces who’ve the flexibility to affect and management populations. Solid: Kiefer Sutherland, Charles Dance, Meta Golding, Enid Graham, Rob Yang, Walt Klink (World Premiere)


Showrunner: Janine Nabers, Administrators: Donald Glover, Adamma Ebo, Screenwriters: Janine Nabers, Jamal Olori, Producers: Donald Glover, Janine Nabers, Stephen Glover, Fam Udeorji, Steven Prinz, Michael Schaefer

Homicide. Intercourse. Music. This isn’t a piece of fiction. Solid: Dominique Fishback, Chloe Bailey, Damson Idris(World Premiere) (Opening Evening TV)



Showrunner: Tearrance Chisholm, Kirk Moore, Administrators: Slick Naim, Theodore Witcher, Producers: Tearrance Chisholm, Kirk Moore, Mark Johnson, Myki Bajaj

Set in a barely futuristic world the place remedy has develop into digitized, 33-year-old Demascus (Okieriete Onaodowan) explores the dichotomy of being an informed black man in America – when your “enlightened” self comes into battle together with your “hood” self. Solid: Okieriete Onaodowan, Janet Hubert, Caleb Eberhardt, Shakira Ja’nai Paye, Martin Lawrence (World Premiere)

Shatter Belt

Showrunner/Director/Screenwriter: James Ward Byrkit, Producers: James Ward Byrkit, Alyssa Byrkit, Olaf Carlson-Wee, Tom Cline, Laura Evans.

From director James Byrkit (Coherence) comes a set of tales from the opposite facet of consciousness. A contemporary mindbender for a brand new era, it dives head first into the deep finish of emotional questions on our relationship to actuality. Solid: Abigail Spencer, Patton Oswalt, JJ Nolan, Maury Sterling, Elimu Nelson, Julie Zhan, Dale E. Turner, Annie Ruby, Richard Follin, Catherine Lidstone, Shannon Timberlake, Ryan Keem, Bobby Foley, Isayas J. Theodros (World Premiere)


Learn how to Rig an Election: The Racist Historical past of the 1876 Presidential Contest

Administrators: Emily Kunstler, Sarah Kunstler, Screenwriter: Jeffery Robinson, Producers: Jeffery Robinson, Emily Kunstler, Sarah Kunstler, Andrea Crabtree

Probably the most hotly contested presidential election in U.S. historical past didn’t happen in 2020, and even 2000. It came about 11 years after the Civil Conflict and resulted in a backroom cope with devastating penalties nonetheless felt to this present day. (World Premiere)

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From The Primary Sq. (Germany)

Director: Pedro Harres, Producer: Lorena Junghans, Screenwriters: Angelina Urbanczyk, Pedro Harres, Rafael Loss

A compact portrait of social disruption. (U.S. Premiere)

J. Balvin Futurum: A VR Live performance Expertise

Created particularly for VR, the 180-degree live performance expertise will take viewers on a profession retrospective of a few of Balvin’s biggest hits.

MLK: Now could be the Time

Director: Limbert Fabian, Producers: Matthew O’Rourke, Sulivan Parker, Screenwriter: Andrina Wekontash Smith

MLK: Now could be the Time is an immersive journey that explores key themes of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech and highlights systemic inequities that persist in our society.

Symbiosis (Netherlands)

Administrators: Marcel van Brakel, Mark Meeuwenoord, Producer: Corine Meijers, Screenwriter: Marcel van Brakel

How does it really feel to be a slime mould? Or a toad? Or a plant? Performative, multi-sensory,  multi-user VR expertise Symbiosis catapults you 200 years into the longer term and immerses you in a special type of being and kinship with different creatures. (Texas Premiere)

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Metaverse Music Live performance

Administrators: YOOM, Lively Principle

Immerse your self into a singular digital music expertise created solely for SXSW 2023. YOOM and Lively Principle current an interactive, volumetric music live performance in a particular metaverse house impressed by the well-known sixth Avenue in Austin, TX. (World Premiere)