2021 SXSW Film Grid

Explore the SXSW Film Festival grid below for an hourly breakdown of programming by day. To view all films by Screening Section, check out the Film Lineup page.

From Tuesday, March 16 to Thursday, March 18, the Film Festival will premiere new work every two hours from 10:00am to 8:00pm CT during SXSW Online 2021. Learn more about How to Watch Films at SXSW Online 2021 including global and U.S. access, capacity limits, and advance RSVP.

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Tuesday, March 16
10 AM CT Hysterical
Documentary Spotlight
(US Access Only)
Kid Candidate
Documentary Feature Competition
(Available Globally)
Narrative Shorts Competition
Short Film Program
(US Access Only)
Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché
24 Beats Per Second
(US Access Only)
Sasquatch
Episodic Premieres
(Available Globally)
See You Then
Narrative Spotlight
(US Access Only)
Women is Losers
Narrative Feature Competition
(US Access Only)
12 PM CT Bantú Mama
Global
(US Access Only)
Confronting A Serial Killer
Episodic Premieres
(Available Globally)
Dear Mr. Brody
Festival Favorites
(US Access Only)
Disintegration Loops
24 Beats Per Second
(Available Globally)
Documentary Shorts Competition
Short Film Program
(US Access Only)
Potato Dreams of America
Narrative Feature Competition
(US Access Only)
The Oxy Kingpins
Documentary Feature Competition
(US Access Only)
2 PM CT Animated Shorts Competition
Short Film Program
(US Access Only)
Executive Order
2020 Spotlight
(US Access Only)
I Went To The Dance/J’ai Été Au Bal
24 Beats Per Second
(Available Globally)
Introducing, Selma Blair
Documentary Feature Competition
(US Access Only)
Islands
Narrative Feature Competition
(US Access Only)
Ludi
Narrative Spotlight
(US Access Only)
Ninjababy
Global
(Available Globally)
4 PM CT Lily Topples The World
Documentary Feature Competition
(US Access Only)
R#J
Festival Favorites
(US Access Only)
Texas Shorts Competition
Short Film Program
(US Access Only)
The End Of Us
Narrative Feature Competition
(Available Globally)
The Fabulous Filipino Brothers
Narrative Spotlight
(Available Globally)
The Lost Sons
Documentary Spotlight
(Available Globally)
Through the Plexi-Glass: The Last Days of the San Jose
Visions
(Available Globally)
Limited Release Window:
6 PM – 10 PM CT
Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil
Headliners
(US Access Only)


8 PM CT Broadcast Signal Intrusion
Midnighters
(US Access Only)
Gaia
Midnighters
(US Access Only)
Midnight Shorts Competition
Short Film Program
(US Access Only)
Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror
Midnighters
(US Access Only)


Wednesday, March 17
10 AM CT Episodic Pilot Competition
Short Film Program
(US Access Only)
Fucking with Nobody
Global
(Available Globally)
I’m Fine (Thanks For Asking)
Narrative Feature Competition
(US Access Only)
Made for Love
Episodic Premieres
(US Access Only)
Soy Cubana
24 Beats Per Second
(US Access Only)
Subjects of Desire
Documentary Feature Competition
(US Access Only)
WeWork: or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn
Documentary Spotlight
(US Access Only)
12 PM CT Clerk
2020 Spotlight
(US Access Only)
Here Before
Narrative Feature Competition
(US Access Only)
Luchadoras
Global
(US Access Only)
Music Video Competition
Short Film Program
(US Access Only)
Not Going Quietly
Documentary Feature Competition
(US Access Only)
The Girlfriend Experience
Episodic Premieres
(Available Globally)
Recovery
Narrative Spotlight
(Available Globally)
2 PM CT Our Father
Narrative Feature Competition
(Available Globally)
Spring Valley
Documentary Spotlight
(US Access Only)
Texas High School Shorts Competition
Short Film Program
(US Access Only)
The Return: Life After ISIS
Documentary Feature Competition
(US Access Only)
Twyla Moves
Visions
(US Access Only)
When Claude Got Shot
Documentary Spotlight
(US Access Only)
Language Lessons
Narrative Spotlight
(US Access Only)
4 PM CT Ma Belle, My Beauty
Festival Favorites
(US Access Only)
Paul Dood’s Deadly Lunch Break
Narrative Spotlight
(Available Globally)
The Fallout
Narrative Feature Competition
(US Access Only)
Title Design Competition
Short Film Program
(US Access Only)
United States vs. Reality Winner
Documentary Feature Competition
(US Access Only)
We Are As Gods
2020 Spotlight
(US Access Only)
Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America
Documentary Spotlight
(US Access Only)
Limited Release Window:
6 PM – 10 PM CT
Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free
Headliners
(US Access Only)


8 PM CT Jakob’s Wife
Midnighters
(US Access Only)
Offseason
Midnighters
(US Access Only)
The Feast
Midnighters
(US Access Only)
Witch Hunt
Midnighters
(US Access Only)


Thursday, March 18
10 AM CT Best Summer Ever
2020 Spotlight
(US Access Only)
Chad
Episodic Premieres
(US Access Only)
Mau
Documentary Spotlight
(US Access Only)
Trapped
Global
(US Access Only)
Without Getting Killed or Caught
2020 Spotlight
(US Access Only)
12 PM CT Alien On Stage
Documentary Spotlight
(US Access Only)
Ayar
Visions
(US Access Only)
Fruits of Labor
Documentary Spotlight
(US Access Only)
Swan Song
Narrative Spotlight
(US Access Only)
The Sparks Brothers
Festival Favorites
(US Access Only)
2 PM CT Cruel Summer
Episodic Premieres
(US Access Only)
How It Ends
Festival Favorites
(US Access Only)
The Drover’s Wife: the Legend of Molly Johnson
Narrative Spotlight
(US Access Only)
The Hunt for Planet B
Documentary Spotlight
(US Access Only)
We Are The Thousand
2020 Spotlight
(US Access Only)
4 PM CT Delia Derbyshire – the Myths and the Legendary Tapes
Visions
(US Access Only)
In the Same Breath
Festival Favorites
(US Access Only)
Inbetween Girl
Visions
(US Access Only)
Violet
2020 Spotlight
(US Access Only)
THEM
Episodic Premiere
(US Access Only)
6 PM CT Alone Together
Headliners
(US Access Only)
8 PM CT Sound Of Violence
Midnighters
(US Access Only)
The Spine of Nigh
Midnighters
(US Access Only)
Violation
Festival Favorites
(US Access Only)
Saturday, March 20
Limited Release Window:
10 AM – 4 PM CT
Under the Volcano
24 Beats Per Second
(Available Globally)

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