SXSW Alumni Film Releases – December 2016

Discover some of the SXSW alumni films on release this month, such as 808, BEST AND MOST BEAUTIFUL THINGS, and GOODNIGHT BROOKLYN: THE STORY OF DEATH BY AUDIO. Continue on for a complete list with trailers and more info.

808

808
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2015
Website | Trailer

Celebrating the legacy of a box of electronics that changed the face of music, 808 is a joyous foray into the story behind a sonic revolution.
On Demand December 9

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ACCIDENTAL COURTESY: DARYL DAVIS, RACE AND AMERICA
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Idiosyncratic and provocative, protagonist Daryl Davis offers a conduit to difficult, nuanced questions about race in fragile society seeking answers more urgently than ever.
LA Release December 9 (details TBA)

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BEST AND MOST BEAUTIFUL THINGS
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Touching, tough-minded, and unafraid to address taboo head-on, this is a striking look at what it means to strike out as a young person in the 21st century.
In Theaters December 2

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DON’T THINK TWICE
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Mike Birbiglia’s sophomore feature charms with a warm, yet acerbic look at the tragicomic world of an improv comedy troupe.
On Blu-ray and DVD December 6

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GOODNIGHT BROOKLYN: THE STORY OF DEATH BY AUDIO
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

The struggles of sustaining an ongoing cultural enterprise laid bare in this tribute and farewell to the iconic Death by Audio venue in Brooklyn.
In Theaters December 2

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GREASY STRANGLER
Narrative Feature, 2016
Website | Trailer

How greasy? This movie is so greasy, you might want to watch it inside a dishwasher. It’s the greasiest film since Grease.
On Blu-ray and DVD December 2

I Am Not A Serial Killer

I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Smalltown weirdness, a killer on the loose, a teen sociopath….and Christopher Lloyd. I Am Not a Serial Killer is an offbeat, dreamlike delight and cult classic in the making.
On Blu-ray and DVD December 13

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IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Tough, lean, and steeped in classic western and genre lore, Ti West’s latest brings out some wonderfully idiosyncratic performances from John Travolta and Ethan Hawke.
On Blu-ray and DVD December 27

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LANDFILL HARMONIC
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2015
Website | Trailer

A stunning testament to the potential of creativity in extreme circumstances, as this portrait of The Recycled Orchestra of Cateura witnesses how trash can literally become art.
On Blu-ray and DVD December 2

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MISS STEVENS
World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Julia Hart’s debut feature is a painfully funny look at that difficult nether zone between childhood and adulthood that some of us never quite leave.
Now On Demand
On Netflix December 16


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SLASH
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

SXSW veteran Clay Liford (Earthling, Wuss) returns with this utterly charming tale of a young writer whose erotic fanfic takes him to some strange places, including…romance?
On Demand December 6
On Blu-ray and DVD December 13


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