SXSW Alumni Film Releases – March and April 2019

Discover some of the SXSW Film Festival alumni films and shows on release this month, such as Body at Brighton Rock, Pet Sematary, and Wild Nights With Emily. Continue on for a complete list with trailers and more info.

Apollo 11   

Documentary Feature, 2019

Extraordinary, unseen and pristine archival footage make up this thrilling time capsule, as epic as any summer blockbuster.

Now in theaters

Amazing Grace   

Documentary Feature, 2019

Long unseen, Amazing Grace is a thrilling documentary account of Aretha Franklin‘s magnificent performance of gospel songs at The New Bethel Baptist Church.

In Theaters April 5

A Quiet Place   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2018

Heart-stoppingly tense, with a killer premise, John Krasinski directs this innovative horror/thriller, as well as starring alongside Emily Blunt.

Now Available

Body at Brighton Rock   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2019

Roxanne Benjamin‘s directorial debut is a murderous tale of a part-time State Park employee forced to endure a night of fear and suspense, deep in the wilderness.

In Theaters April 26

The Beach Bum   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2019

Harmony Korine assembles an insane cast including Matthew McConaughey, Snoop Dogg, Isla Fisher, Martin Lawrence and, yes, Jimmy Buffett, for this instant stoner classic.

In Theaters March 29

Carmine Street Guitars   

Documentary Feature, 2019

A delightful portrait of an artisanal guitar shop in Greenwich Village, featuring visits from the likes of Jim Jarmusch, Eszter Balint and Marc Ribot.

In Theaters April 24

Chef Flynn   

Documentary Feature, 2018

A culinary prodigy gets the documentary treatment, from supper club to international phenomenon.

Now on DVD

The Curse of La Llorona   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2019

A classic folk legend is brought to a weeping, horrific life in this terrifying horror film starring Linda Cardellini.

In Theaters April 19

The Dawn Wall   

World Premiere, Documentary Feature, 2019

Terrifying, gripping, and at once intimate and epic in scope, The Dawn Wall is utterly compelling and a testament to human endurance and — perhaps — folly.

Now Available

Family   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2018

Kate McKinnon and Taylor Schilling star in the hilarious, fraught tale of a babysitting gig that turns into a deep dive into the world of, yes, Juggalos.

In theaters April 19

Fast Color   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2018

Gugu Mbatha-Raw stars in Julia Hart‘s nuanced sci-fi portrait of a woman forced to flee when she discovers she possesses superhuman powers.

In Theaters April 19

A Field Guide to Evil   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2018

Eight acclaimed international filmmakers conspire to create this compendium of folkloric grotesqueries and horrific shenanigans..

Now in theaters

Her Smell   

Narrative Feature, 2019

This atmospheric rock fable stars Elisabeth Moss, who delivers a tour de force performance as a charismatic rock star descending into chaos.

In Theaters April 12

The Highwaymen   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2019

A tough, old school take on Bonnie and Clyde, from the perspective of the Texas Rangers on their trail, beautifully portrayed by Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson.

Available March 29

I’m Just F*cking With You   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2019

Repeat SXSW offender Adam Mason returns with his latest lurid tale of oddball people getting themselves into twisted situations.

Now Available

I Am Richard Pryor   

Documentary Feature, 2019

This long awaited portrait of a complex comedy legend is as nuanced and unpredictable as Pryor himself.

Available Now

The Inventor: Out For Blood in Silicon Valley   

Documentary Feature, 2019

Alex Gibney’s latest is a gripping, forensic look at a medtech scandal with a truly memorable character at its heart.

Available Now

Love, Death and Robots   

World Premiere, Episodic, 2019

Tim Miller and David Fincher have teamed up to fling this monstrous compilation of twisted animated shorts at your screen.

Now Available

May it Last: A Portrait of The Avett Brothers   

World Premiere, Documentary Feature, 2019

Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio direct this intimate portrait of the beloved band, as they record their acclaimed album True Sadness.

Now Available on Blu-Ray/DVD

Pet Sematary   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2019

A terrifying new version of Stephen King‘s seminal horror novel, starring Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz and John Lithgow, and approved by King himself for inducing sleepless nights everywhere.

In Theaters April 5

Ramy   

World Premiere, Episodics, 2019

Executive produced by Jerrod Carmichael, Ramy is a pointed, hilarious comedy offering a new perspective on Muslim life in 2019.

Available April 19

Shrill   

World Premiere, Episodic, 2019

Lindy West‘s bestselling book is adapted for TV and stars Aidy Bryant, in this painfully real comedy.

Now Available

Social Animals   

World Premiere, Documentary Feature, 2018

Jonathan Ignatius Green’s insightful documentary explores the filters we live through, via social media, seen from the perspective of three young people trying to make their marks.

Now Available

Teen Spirit   

U.S. Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2019

A directorial debut from actor Max Minghella, starring Elle Fanning as an aspiring singer forced to choose between fame and family.

In Theaters April 5

Us   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2019

The latest from Jordan Peele, starring Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke and Elisabeth Moss. Enough said….

Now in Theaters

What We Do in the Shadows

World Premiere, Episodic, 2019

Everyone’s favorite comedy vampires finally make the move to the small screen in this hilarious, inventive adaptation of Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi‘s brilliant film from 2014.

Broadcast March 27

Wild Nights With Emily   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2018

Molly Shannon is a delight as poet Emily Dickinson in Madeleine Olnek‘s hilarious, unusual biography of one of English literature’s great untold stories.

In Theaters April 12

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