SXSW Alumni Film Releases – September 2016

Discover some of the SXSW alumni films on release this month such as DANNY SAYS, STARVING THE BEAST, and TRANSPECOS. Continue on for a complete list with trailers and more info.

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CAMERAPERSON
2016
Website | Trailer

Veteran DP Kirsten Johnson’s documentary is a deeply personal meditation on a life behind the lens, and the unique relationship between subject and filmmaker.
In Theaters September 9

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CHICKEN PEOPLE
World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Go deep into the strangely seductive world of competitive chicken breeding. Poultry has never looked so ravishing.
In Theaters From September 23

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DANNY SAYS
World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Danny Fields, a man who managed The Stooges, MC5, The Ramones, and worked with The Doors, Lou Reed, Nico…this is the story of his life. What more do you need? A rock nerd’s dream.
In Theaters September 30

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

DON’T BREATHE
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.
In Theaters August 26

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HONEYTRAP
2015
Website | Trailer

Rebecca Johnson’s debut feature is tender, raw and devastating by turns, featuring striking performances from a young, promising cast.
In Theaters September 23

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LANDFILL HARMONIC
World Premiere, 2016
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.
In Theaters September 9

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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.
In Theaters September 16

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MY BLIND BROTHER
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…
In Theaters September 19
On Demand September 19

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RICHARD LINKLATER: DREAM IS DESTINY
2016
Website | Trailer

Warm, incisive and personal, this revelatory documentary from Louis Black and Karen Bernstein is a lovely sojourn into the story and methodology of one of our great modern auteurs.
Now In Theaters and On Demand

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STARVING THE BEAST
World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

With great rigor, sensitivity and clarity, Steve Mims’ urgent film shines a light into the dark recesses of the systemic problems of higher education funding.
In Theaters September 2

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TRANSPECOS
World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Greg Kwedar’s gripping debut feature is a tough, lean borderland thriller, featuring bruising performances from a young cast, and posing difficult questions that couldn’t be more timely.
In Theaters September 9
On Demand September 9

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WHERE YOU ARE
World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Audacious and surreal, Graham Parkes’ short film takes a creatively and emotionally dazzling look at the whirlwind of parental anxiety.
Now Available Online

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