SXSW Alumni Film Releases – May 2018

Discover some of the SXSW Film Festival alumni films on release this month, such as The Cleanse, First Reformed, and Paa Joe & The Lion. Continue on for a complete list with trailers and more info.

The Cleanse

The Cleanse
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Screened at SXSW as The Master Cleanse, Bobby Miller’s ingenious, lunatic monster comedy is finally unleashed.
In Theaters May 4
On Demand May 4

First Reformed

First Reformed
Narrative Feature, 2018
Website | Trailer

Piety, desire and obsession collide in this intense drama from Paul Schrader, and featuring a characteristically committed performance from Ethan Hawke.
In Theaters May 18

Krypton

Krypton
Episodic, World Premiere, 2018
Website | Trailer

The Superman mythology gets a visionary new treatment in this SyFy show focusing on the iconic superhero’s home planet and its denizens.
Now On Demand

Most Likely to Murder

Most Likely To Murder
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2018
Website | Trailer

Adam Pally, Rachel Bloom and Vincent Kartheiser lead this acerbic, left-field take on the “home for the holidays” comedy subgenre.
Now on Demand
Now on DVD

Paa Joe & The Lion

Paa Joe & The Lion
Documentary Feature, North American Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

The unlikely story of a Ghanaian master artist and craftsman, and some truly remarkable coffins, built with love and imagination.
Now Streaming

Rapture

Rapture
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2016
Website | Trailer

Rapture shines a light on contemporary hip hop culture, featuring artists like T.I., Rapsody, G-Eazy, and 2 Chainz.
Now Streaming

Small Town Crimes

Small Town Crime
Narrative Feature, World Premiere, 2017
Website | Trailer

John Hawkes stars in this gripping, tough-as-nails neo-noir that manages to be fresh and old school at the same time.
Now On Demand

Vida

Vida
Episodic, World Premiere, 2018
Website | Trailer

This beautiful, timely drama follows two Mexican-American sisters in LA as they confront a difficult past and a complex future.
Broadcast May 6th

Who We Are Now

Who We Are Now
Narrative Feature, US Premiere, 2018
Website

A devastatingly raw performance from Juliane Nicholson anchors this delicate, nuanced redemption drama from SXSW veteran Matthew Newton.
In Theaters May 25

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