SXSW Alumni Film Releases – October 2017

Discover some of the SXSW alumni films on release this month, such as ASSHOLES, DEALT, and LANE 1974. Continue on for a complete list with trailers and more info.

ASSHOLES
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

However gross you think this film is…double it. Then multiply that by 1000. Then go see it.
In Theaters October 6
DVD October 26

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

The latest film from cult favorite Edgar Wright stars John Hamm, Kevin Spacey and rising star Ansel Elgort in a relentlessly gripping thriller with a killer soundtrack.
Now On Demand
Blu-ray/DVD October 10

Bad Lucky Goat
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

An irresistible island caper that delights from start to finish. Bad Lucky Goat is pure joy – don’t miss it!.
In Theaters October 13

BARRACUDA (screened at SXSW as LA BARRACUDA
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

Dark secrets and family trauma abound in this brooding Texas drama from Julia Halperin & Jason Cortlund.
In Theaters October 6

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.
In Theaters October 27

DEALT
Documentary Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

The extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest card magicians…who happens to be blind.
In Theaters October 20

I KNOW YOU FROM SOMEWHERE
Narrative Short, 2017
Website | Trailer

Andrew Fitzgerald’s film, now online, is a terrifying glimpse into the social media abyss. Enjoy!
Now Online

LANE 1974
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

It’s 1974. 13-year-old Lane lives on a beautiful Northern California commune, wild and free, until her mother, a rebel and iconoclast, alienates their small group from the security and safety of the community land. They begin moving from one unlikely situation to another, leaving normal life far behind. After a series of dangerous events, Lane must decide how to survive.
Now available on iTunes and On Demand

MAINELAND
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

Poignant and timely, Miao Wang’s follow up to Beijing Taxi is a nuanced portrait of a particular facet of the immigrant experience, as two Chinese teenagers grapple with life in the US educational system.
In Theaters October 4

M.F.A.
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

A brutal, uncompromisingly feminist update of the revenge thriller, feature a stunning lead performance from Francesca Eastwood.
In Theaters October 13
On Demand October 13

RAT FILM
Narrative Feature, 2017
Website | Trailer

Theo Anthony’s strange, visionary film maps out a bold new history of Baltimore using the humble rat as an exploratory vehicle.
In Theaters October 15

SYLVIO
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

Just an everyday tale of a small town gorilla in the midst of an existential crisis
In Theaters October 12

TRAGEDY GIRLS
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

Social media-induced ennui, and millennial aggression collide in this fearless, genre-flipping thrill ride that pulls no punches.
In Theaters October 20

UNREST
Documentary Feature, 2017
Website | Trailer

A deeply personal, startlingly raw, urgent investigation of the grossly misunderstood phenomenon of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
On Demand October 10

WALKING OUT
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

A father/son bonding trip turns into a frost-bitten fight for survival in this rugged thriller, starring Matt Bomer and Josh Wiggins.
In Theaters October 6

THE WORK
Narrative 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.
In Theaters October 20

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