SXSW Alumni Film Releases – November 2016

Discover some of the SXSW alumni films on release this month, such as MY BLIND BROTHER, ASPERGER’S ARE US, and RAINBOW TIME. Continue on for a complete list with trailers and more info.

the-arbalest

THE ARBALEST
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Enigmatic and strange, the weird, dense world of Adam Pinney’s debut feature promises to haunt you with its potent mix of geek aspiration and unrequited yearning.
On Demand November 18

aspergers_are_us_still

ASPERGER’S ARE US
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Four friends on the autism spectrum take on the world of comedy in this hilarious documentary, a debut for veteran DP Alex Lehmann.
In Theaters November 11, On Demand November 15

carnagepark-copy

CARNAGE PARK
Narrative Feature, 2016
Website | Trailer

Brutal, tightly focussed and offbeat, Mickey Keating delivers unrelenting neo-western, sun-bleached mayhem in Carnage Park.
On Blu-ray and DVD November 1

chicken_people_2

CHICKEN PEOPLE
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Go deep into the strangely seductive world of competitive chicken breeding. Poultry has never looked so ravishing.
On DVD November 22

dastaar

DASTAAR
Narrative Short, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Deceptively simple in form, devastatingly astute in theme and sheer timeliness, Javian Ashton Le’s beautifully structured film is an exemplary example of the power of short filmmaking.
Now Online

Dylan Minnette, Jane Levy and Daniel Zovatto star in Screen Gems' horror-thriller DON'T BREATHE.

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

Hardcore scares and a chillingly dark underbelly, Don’t Breathe is an incredibly satisfying, updated riff on the classic home-invasion thriller. From the creators of Evil Dead.
On Blu-ray and DVD November 29

birbiglia-interview-videoSixteenByNine1050

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 Demand November 22

gleason

GLEASON
Documentary Feature, 2016
Website | Trailer

Sports heroes don’t get more heroic than New Orleans Saints legend Steve Gleason. This inspiring film takes an intimate look at his journey following his ALS diagnosis.
On DVD November 1

greasystrangler

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 November 22

shortiessynopandstills

HOLLYWOOD SHORTIES
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

The irresistible history of “the world’s smallest professional basketball team” might be one of the great untold Hollywood stories. Until now!
On Demand November 22

film_huntergatherer

HUNTER GATHERER
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Josh Locy’s oddball debut feature features a stunning, sensitive performance from Andre Royo as Ashley, an ex-con struggling to put his life back together.
In Theaters November 16

little-sister-44-1

LITTLE SISTER
Narrative Feature, World Premiere 2016
Website | Trailer

SXSW veteran Zach Clark returns with this characteristically striking, off-kilter family drama, with an unexpectedly political slant.
Now in Theaters
Now On Demand

missharonjones-still

MISS SHARON JONES
Documentary Feature, 2016
Website | Trailer

As resilient, forceful and unforgettable as her vocal talents, Sharon Jones is a formidable presence in this intimate documentary portrait from Barbara Kopple.
On DVD November 1

morris-from-america

MORRIS FROM AMERICA
Narrative Feature, 2016
Website | Trailer

Craig Robinson delivers a nuanced performance in this cross-cultural take on the coming-of-age film, grounded in a remarkable breakout performance by Markees Christmas in the title role.
On Blu-ray and DVD November 8

my_blind_brother

MY BLIND BROTHER
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Nick Kroll, Jenny Slate and Adam Scott star in this razor-sharp, hilarious and occasionally just plain messed up comedy. Definitely not your average romcom…
On Blu-ray and DVD November 1

operator

OPERATOR
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Logan Kibens’ debut feature is an offbeat delight and a truly techno-savvy take on modern romance. Features charming performances from Martin Starr and Mae Whitman.
On Demand November 8

orange-sunshine

ORANGE SUNSHINE
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

The sun-drenched, gripping and largely unknown story of the Brotherhood of Eternal Love, hippy purveyors of love, good vibes, and massive quantities of psychedelic drugs in the 1960s and 70s.
Limited Theatrical screenings November 15 and 17
On Demand November 15

pettingzoo

PETTING ZOO
Narrative Feature, North American Premiere, 2015
Website | Trailer

Authentic and raw, this striking coming-of-age film is rooted by a remarkable performance from newcomer Devon Keller as a pregnant teenager in suburban Texas.
On Demand November 18

rainbowtime

RAINBOW TIME
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Eccentric and ballsy don’t even begin to cover it. Linas Phillips’ fearless, sideways take on the dysfunctional American family unit dares you to take umbrage.
On Demand November 1

sausageparty

SAUSAGE PARTY
Narrative Feature, Work in Progress, 2016
Website | Trailer

Profane, hilarious, weird comedy from the twisted minds that brought you Superbad, Pineapple Express and This Is the End. Did we mention it’s animated?
On Demand November 1
On Blu-ray and DVD November 8

search-party-800x450-800x450_051120160507

SEARCH PARTY
Episodic, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

A soulful, nuanced performance from Alia Shawkat anchors this darkly funny mystery series from the minds behind SXSW award-winner Fort Tilden.
Now Available On Demand

spaceprogram

A SPACE PROGRAM
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2015
Website | Trailer

Straddling a weird line between art installation and hybrid documentary, Van Neistat’s oddball filmmaking is the perfect foil for Tom Sachs’ unique retro-futurist art project.
On Demand November 25
On DVD November 25

tower

TOWER
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Innovation, sensitivity and political urgency coalesce in this extraordinary film from Keith Maitland. A film to discuss for years to come.
Now In Theaters

we_are_x_yoshiki_drumswings

WE ARE X
Documentary Feature, 2016
Website | Trailer

A technicolor journey into the world of X Japan frontman Yoshiki as he emerges from an almost implausible string of personal tragedies to bring his iconic band back to the limelight.
In Theaters, Expanding

SHARE THIS

0

Stay Tuned

Sign up to receive the latest announcements, tips, networking invitations and more.