SXSW Alumni Film Releases – November 2017

Discover some of the SXSW alumni films on release this month, such as BILL NYE: SCIENCE GUY, THE LIGHT OF THE MOON, and MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND. Continue on for a complete list with trailers and more info.

BANG: THE BERT BERNS STORY
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

The under-appreciated genius behind iconic classics like “Under the Boardwalk” and “Twist and Shout” receives his due in this loving, rockin’ documentary portrait.
Now On Demand

BILL NYE: SCIENCE GUY
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

One of America’s most beloved scientists takes us along for the ride on his journey to save the world.
Now In Theaters

INFINITY BABY
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

Bob Byington’s latest is characteristically absurdist, an inventive tale of arrested development with a sci-fi edge starring Kieran Culkin, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman.
Now On Demand

I LOVE BEKKA & LUCY
Episodic, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

Charming, idiosyncratic and bitingly funny, I Love Bekka & Lucy is your new favorite show. Watch the first episode online now!
Now Streaming

THE LIGHT OF THE MOON
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

Sensitive, frank, and as timely as it gets, Jessica M. Thompson’s feature debut is a clear-eyed inquiry into trauma and recovery, buoyed by an extraordinary lead performance from Stephanie Beatriz.
In Theaters November 1

MAYA DARDEL (screened at SXSW as A Critically Endangered Species)
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

Lena Olin’s ruthlessly effective performance in the title role anchors this gripping examination of art, mortality and eroticism.
Now In Theaters
On Demand November 14

MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

Horrifying, allegorical and seductive, Most Beautiful Island is a remarkable debut from filmmaker, writer and lead actor Ana Asensio. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize in the 2017 Narrative Feature Competition.
In Theaters November 3
On Demand November 3

MR. ROOSEVELT
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

Former SNL player and Master of None co-star Noelle Wells appears in front of and behind the camera in her beguiling, hilarious directorial debut.
Now In Theaters

PORTO
Narrative Feature, North American Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

In one of his final roles, Anton Yelchin stars with Lucie Lucas as fleeting lovers in this gorgeous film, steeped in melancholy and romance.
In Theaters November 17

THE PRICE (screened at SXSW as DARA JU)
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

This cautionary tale follows a young Nigerian-American financier as he attempts to navigate the difficult terrain where ambition, temptation and responsibility collide. A striking debut feature.
In Theaters November 10
On Demand November 28

THE SECRET LIFE OF LANCE LETSCHER
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

A visionary Texas artist gets a much deserved documentary treatment in the directorial debut of editor and Richard Linklater collaborator Sandra Adair.
On Blu-ray/DVD November 7

SONG OF GRANITE
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

Uncategorizable and mesmerizing, Song of Granite is truly unique, hybrid portrait of Irish folk music hero and icon Joe Heaney.
In Theaters November 15

THE WORK
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

A powerful examination of rehabilitation and masculine fragility that’s as compassionate is it is confrontational and emotionally hardcore. A truly unmissable film. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize in the 2017 Documentary Feature Competition.
Now in Theaters
On Demand November 21

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