SXSW Film & TV Alumni Releases – March & April 2024

SXSW Film & TV Alumni Releases – March & April 2024

The SXSW Film & TV Festival is just around the corner and the buzz is already building with an incredible lineup! Check out which 2024 Official Selections you'll be able to enjoy from anywhere this March and April as they release across streaming platforms and in theaters.

Get ready for David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, and Alexander Woo's 3 Body Problem, based on the novel series of the same name; Doug Liman's reimagining of the 1989 cult classic Road House starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Daniela Melchior; Black Twitter: A People's History directed by Prentice Penny and based on Jason Parham’s Wired article; and many others.

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From Iconic Moments to Red Carpet Q&As, SXSW remains one of the most anticipated events of the year. Learn more about your favorite films and TV series that started as SXSW Alumni. Be sure to tune in for live SXSW 2024 event coverage from March 8-16 across sxsw.com, YouTube, and @sxsw in the socialverse.

Problemista

World Premiere Narrative Feature 2023

This is the story of Alejandro. Written and directed by star Julio Torres, with Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton, RZA, and Isabella Rossellini.

In theaters March 1.

3 Body Problem

World Premiere TV 2024

A young woman’s fateful decision in 1960s China reverberates across space and time to a group of brilliant scientists in the present day. As the laws of nature unravel before their eyes, five former colleagues reunite to confront the greatest threat in humanity’s history.

Streaming on Netflix March 21.

Freaknik: The Wildest Party Never Told

World Premiere TV 2024

A celebratory exploration of the boisterous times of Freaknik, the iconic Atlanta street party that drew hundreds of thousands of people in the 80s and 90s, helping put Atlanta on the map culturally. What began as a Black college cookout, soon became known for lurid tales of highway hookups and legendary late-night parties that ultimately led to the festival's downfall. Rooted deep in its history of Civil Rights, thriving Black leadership, and focus on the uplifting of Black culture and education, Atlanta became the only place a festival like this could grow and thrive.

Streaming on Hulu March 21.

Photographer: Dan Winters

World Premiere, TV Premiere 2024

Austin, Texas based photographer Dan Winters is the da Vinci of contemporary photography. At the height of his craft, there is little Dan hasn’t accomplished with the help of his wife and manager Kathryn, but his success has come at a cost.

Streaming on Hulu and Disney+ March 21.

Road House

World Premiere Headliner Narrative Feature 2024

In this adrenaline-fueled reimagining of the 80s cult classic, ex-UFC fighter Dalton takes a job as a bouncer at a Florida Keys roadhouse, only to discover that this paradise is not all it seems.

Streaming on Prime Video March 21.

Immaculate

World Premiere Narrative Feature 2024

Sydney Sweeney stars as Cecilia, an American nun of devout faith, embarking on a new journey in a remote convent in the picturesque Italian countryside. Cecilia’s warm welcome quickly devolves into a nightmare as it becomes clear her new home harbors a sinister secret and unspeakable horrors.

In theaters March 22.

Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show

World Premiere TV 2024

Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show – 2024 SXSW Film & TV Festival Official

Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show is a darkly funny documentary series about Jerrod's tumultuous quest for love, sex, and truth. Created by Carmichael, Ari Katcher and Eli Despres.

Streaming on HBO March 29.

Star Trek Discovery Final Season Premiere

World Premiere TV Spotlight 2024

Captain Burnham and the U.S.S. Discovery are sent to retrieve a mysterious 800-year-old Romulan vessel; until the artifact hidden inside is stolen, leading to an epic chase. Meanwhile, Saru is offered the position of a lifetime, and Tilly’s efforts to help pull her into a tangled web of secrecy.

Streaming on Paramount+ April 4.

The Antisocial Network: Memes to Mayhem

World Premiere TV 2024

From Rickrolling to viral conspiracy theories, explore how an anonymous website evolved into a hub for real-world chaos in this documentary.

Streaming on Netflix April 5.

Late Night With the Devil

World Premiere Narrative Feature 2023

October 31, 1977. Jack Delroy’s syndicated talk show ‘Night Owls’ has long been a trusted companion to insomniacs around the country, but a year on from the tragic death of Jack’s wife, ratings have plummeted. Desperate to turn his fortunes around, Jack plans a Halloween special like no other, unaware he is about to unleash evil into the living rooms of America.

In Theaters April 5 and streaming on Shudder April 19.

Monkey Man

World Premiere Narrative Feature 2024

Oscar® nominee Dev Patel achieves an astonishing, tour-de-force feature directing debut with an action thriller about one man’s quest for vengeance against the corrupt leaders who murdered his mother and continue to systemically victimize the poor and powerless.

In theaters April 5.

Brandy Hellville & The Cult of Fast Fashion

World Premiere, Documentary Feature 2024

Brandy Hellville & The Cult of Fast Fashion uncovers the toxic origApins and culture of the teen brand and the global ramifications of mass-produced clothing.

Streaming on Max April 7.

Arcadian

World Premiere Narrative Feature 2024

In the near future, normal life on Earth has been decimated. Paul and his two sons, Thomas and Joseph, live in tranquility by day and torment by night. After the sun sets, they face the unrelenting attacks of a mysterious and violent evil. One day, when Thomas doesn't return home before sundown, Paul must leave the safety of their fortified farm to find him. A nightmarish battle ensues that forces the family to execute a desperate plan to survive.

In theaters April 12.

Civil War

World Premiere Narrative Feature 2024

From filmmaker Alex Garland comes a journey across a dystopian future America, following a team of military-embedded journalists as they race against time to reach DC before rebel factions descend upon the White House.

In theaters April 12.

The Long Game

World Premiere, Narrative Feature 2023

Based on the book, Mustang Miracle by Humberto G. Garcia and set in 1956, The Long Game follows the story of JB Peña and his wife, who move to the small town of Del Rio, TX, to fulfill JB's dream of joining the prestigious Del Rio Country Club. When JB is rejected on the basis of his skin color, he is devastated. But his world soon collides with a group of young latino golf caddies who work at the country club, and JB is inspired by the handmade course the boys built in the country to teach themselves golf. With little experience and even fewer resources, JB convinces the boys to start their own high school golf team, starting them all on a journey where they learn that it takes more than just golf skills to make history.

In theaters April 12.

Parachute

World Premiere Narrative Feature 2023

Ethan and Riley both got out of precarious situations on the exact same day. Ethan recently got out of jail for throwing a wine bottle off a balcony. Riley just got out of rehab for an eating disorder, love addiction and suicide attempt. The two meet and just “click.” To Ethan, all of Riley’s flaws are beautiful, and he wants to help her see herself the way he does. Riley adores Ethan and is inspired by his talent and selflessness. They are soulmates. The world makes sense when they only take it on together. Doesn’t it?

In theaters on April 6 and on VOD April 12.

You Can Call Me Bill

World Premiere Documentary Feature 2023

Captain Kirk. T.J. Hooker. Denny Crane. Big Giant Head. Alexander the Great. Henry V. Priceline’s Negotiator. These are but a handful of the innumerable masks worn by William Shatner over seven extraordinary decades onstage and in front of the camera. A peerless maverick thespian, electrifying performer, and international cultural treasure, Bill (as he prefers to be called), now 91 years young, is the living embodiment of his classic line “to boldly go where no man has gone before.” In unprecedented fashion, You Can Call Me Bill strips away all the masks he has worn to embody countless characters, revealing the man behind it all.

In theaters March 22 and VOD April 26.

Sasquatch Sunset

Texas Premiere, Narrative Feature 2024

Take a walk on the wild side with “the strangest movie of the year” (The Atlantic), Sasquatch Sunset. Watch the feral red band trailer for the Zellner Brothers’ bold Bigfoot slice-of-life-adventure starring Riley Keough and Jesse Eisenberg. A look at the year in the life of a singular family.

In select theaters April 12 and nationwide April 19.

Thank You Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story

World Premiere, Documentary Feature 2024

This all-access docuseries chronicles the history and uncertain future of one of the most recognizable bands in the world and its front-man Jon Bon Jovi. A legend on the precipice as a vocal injury threatens to bring everything to a screeching halt.

Streaming on Hulu April 26.

 

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