Photo by Justin Lotak


SXSW 2023 Film & TV Festival Buzz Screenings

Another chance to catch the most-talked about, must-see premieres

By Olivia Cruz


News Film & TV



We know your schedules are overflowing with compelling sessions, captivating films, and innovative music. While admittedly we are pretty weird here in Austin, we are also undeniably hospitable. The SXSW Film & TV Festival fans have spoken, and we heard you! In addition to their initial red carpet premieres, some of out most buzzed about screenings are back for a second run on the SX screen.

Explore newly-added Buzz Screenings including Satan Wants You and Black Barbie: A Documentary. Stay tuned for more encore screenings to be announced this week.

There is still so much to see, do, and listen to at SXSW 2023! If you don't wanna miss a thang, check out our daily schedule of can't-miss events!

Satan Wants You

Directors/Screenwriters: Sean Horlor, Steve J. Adams, Producers: Michael Grand, Melissa James
The shocking story of how a young woman and her psychiatrist ignited the global Satanic Panic with their bestselling memoir Michelle Remembers. (World Premiere)

ZACH Theater | 3/16 | 9:30 PM

Schedule Link

Satan Wants You - 2023 SXSW Film & TV Festival Official Selection

Black Barbie: A Documentary

Director/Screenwriter: Lagueria Davis, Producers: Aaliyah Williams, Lagueria Davis
Through intimate access to a charismatic Mattel insider, Beulah Mae Mitchell, Black Barbie delves into the cross section of merchandise and representation as Black women strive to elevate their own voices and stories, refusing to be invisible. (World Premiere)

Alamo Lamar B | 3/17 | 9:15 PM

Schedule Link

I'm A Virgo

Showrunner/Director/Screenwriter: Boots Riley, Producers: Boots Riley, Michael Ellenberg, Lindsey Springer, Tze Chun, Jharrel Jerome
This is a fantastical coming-of-age joyride about a 13ft-tall young Black man who lives in Oakland, CA. It's called I'm A Virgo. The series stars Jharrel Jerome, Brett Gray, Kara Young, Allius Barnes, Olivia Washington, Walton Goggins, Mike Epps, and Carmen Ejogo.(World Premiere)

Alamo Lamar E | 3/14 | 3:45 PM

Schedule Link

Talk To Me

Directors: Danny Philippou, Michael Philippou, Producers: Samantha Jennings, Kristina Ceyton, Screenwriters: Danny Philippou, Bill Hinzman
Lonely teenager Mia gets hooked on the thrills of conjuring spirits through a ceramic hand, but when she is confronted by a soul claiming to be her dead mother, she unleashes a plague of supernatural forces. Cast List: Sophie Wilde, Miranda Otto, Alexandra Jensen, Joe Bird, Otis Dhanji, Zoe Terakes, Chris Alosio (Texas Premiere)

AFS Cinema | 3/14 | 8:00 PM

Schedule Link

Talk To Me – 2023 SXSW Film & TV Festival Official Selection

Read More

More News+

Super Sponsors

White Claw logo
Volkswagen logo
Austin Chronicle logo
Porsche logo
Itau logo
C4 logo
Slack logo

Stay Tuned

Sign up to receive the latest announcements, tips, networking invitations and more.