SXSW Alumni Film Releases – August 2017

Discover some of the SXSW alumni films on release this month, such as ATOMIC BLONDE, KIM DOTCOM: CAUGHT IN THE WEB , and LEMON. Continue on for a complete list with trailers and more info.

ATOMIC BLONDE
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

An ass-kicking Charlize Theron tears up the screen in this brutal, neon-soaked thriller set in the gritty world of Cold War Berlin.
Now in Theaters

2017 SXSW Film, Barbeque

BARBECUE
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

Journeying to 12 countries, with glorious cinematic images in 4K and a rich orchestral score, Barbecue is a symphony of meat and fire told in epic detail.
Now on Netflix

KIM DOTCOM: CAUGHT IN THE WEB
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

This fascinating story of internet culture-jammer and provocateur Kim Dotcom unfolds like a thriller in the hands of filmmaker Annie Goldson.
On Demand August 22

LEMON
Narrative Feature, 2017
Website | Trailer

Brett Gelman stars in Janicza Bravo’s entrancing debut feature, a beautifully made, hilarious study of suburban mediocrity and midlife crisis.
In Theaters August 18
On Demand August 18

A LIFE IN WAVES
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

Pioneering electronic musician and entrepreneur Suzanne Ciani finally gets the documentary attention she deserves in this elegant film portrait.
Now in Theaters

MISSION CONTROL: THE UNSUNG HEROES OF APOLLO
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

This gripping documentary shines a much-needed spotlight on the plucky Houstonians behind one of the most important exploratory missions in history, space-bound or otherwise.
Now on Netflix

PATTI CAKE$
Narrative Feature, 2017
Website | Trailer

The epic, rousing adventures of suburban rap wannabe Patti Cake$ and her quest for hip hop glory.
In Theaters August 18

PERSON TO PERSON
Narrative Feature, 2017
Website | Trailer

Dustin Guy Defa’s breezy ensemble film brings together a collection of striking vignettes into a beautifully played and deeply affecting look at the absurdity of personal relationships.
In Theaters July 28

SIDEMEN: LONG ROAD TO GLORY
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Marc Maron narrates a gripping documentary capturing some of the last interviews and performances of the legendary Pinetop Perkins and his fellow blues “sidemen”.
In theaters August 18

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