SXSW Alumni Releases – August and September 2019

Discover some of the SXSW Film Festival alumni films on release for August and September such as Good Boys, Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins, and The Days Shall Come. Check out the complete list below! Don't forget that SXSW is accepting submissions for 2020, find out more info here.


Documentary Feature, 2019

A majestic ode to the power and beauty of water, and humanity’s fragility in its wake. Stunningly cinematic, and a must-see theatrical experience.

In theaters August 16

A Vigilante   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2018

Sarah Daggar-Nickson's debut feature is a tour de force revenge thriller, featuring a devastating nuanced performance by Olivia Wilde.

Now Available


World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2019

Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut is a smart, savvy, and irresistible ode to female friendship, starring Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein.

Available August 20

The Day Shall Come   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2019

Chris Morris follows up Four Lions with an incendiary, darkly hilarious thriller, offering a painfully accurate appraisal of the state of the union that feels a little too close to the truth.

Available September 27

Extra Ordinary   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2019

Not your average ghost story, this witty Irish take on the genre features one of Will Forte's more bizarre performances. And that's saying something.

Available September 27

Good Boys   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2019

Profane, crude, and utterly hilarious, exactly as a film about 6th Graders should be. Produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.

In theaters August 15

The Peanut Butter Falcon   

World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2019

Newcomer Zack Gottsagen stars as a young man with Down Syndrome pursuing his dreams of backyard wrestling supremacy. Also stars Shia LaBeouf and Dakota Johnson.

In theaters August 9

Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins   

Documentary Feature, 2019

This vivid documentary paints a thrilling portrait of the life and career of Texas firebrand Molly Ivins.

In theaters August 28

Sister Aimee   

Narrative Feature, 2019

After faking her own death, America’s most famous evangelist finds herself on a wild road trip towards Mexico, haunted not only by the police but by her own persona.

In theaters September 27


World Premiere, Narrative Feature, 2019

Brutally dark humor and an acerbic edge elevate Villains to a level that transcends conventional horror tropes, in the very capable hands of Actors Maika Monroe and Bill Skarsgård.

In theaters September 20

Vision Portraits   

World Premiere, Documentary Feature, 2019

Rodney Evans’ kaleidoscopic, deeply personal film explores how loss of vision impacts the creative process, with the prism of Evans' own experience as its emotive, creative core.

In theaters August 9

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By Jim Kolmar