SXSW Alumni Film Releases – February 2017

Discover some of the SXSW alumni films on release this month, such as THE ALCHEMIST COOKBOOK, CAMERAPERSON, and MR. GAGA. Continue on for a complete list with trailers and more info.

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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.
Screens on PBS, February 13

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THE ALCHEMIST COOKBOOK
World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

A social renegade and amateur chemist hiding out in the woods turns to black magic on a mission to crack nature. This could only be the work of visionary filmmaker Joel Potrykus.
On Blu-ray & DVD February 7

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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.
On Blu-ray & DVD February 7

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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.
On Blu-ray & DVD February 21

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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.
On Blu-ray & DVD February 7

MR GAGA
North American Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Exhilarating dance and a complex biography come together in this thrilling, cinematic portrait of Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin.
In Theaters February 1

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