SXSW 2018: Documentary Feature Competitionby IMDb-Editors | created - 10 months ago | updated - 9 months ago | Public
Ten world premieres: ten real world stories that demonstrate innovation, energy and bold voices. Selected from 1,050 feature documentary submissions in 2018.
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90 min | Documentary
A documentary about an important American still photographer who captured New York City in the 1960s (his work there is said to have influenced the TV show Mad Men) and later the West in Texas and Los Angeles.
3. The Gospel of Eureka (2018)
75 min | Documentary, Music
Love, faith, and civil rights collide in the south as evangelical Christians and drag queens step into the spotlight to explore the meaning of belief. Gospel drag shows and passion plays set the stage for one hell of a show.
4. Las Sandinistas! (2018)
96 min | Documentary, History, War
LAS SANDINISTAS. uncovers a watershed moment in history when a group of Nicaraguan women shattered barriers to lead rebel troops in battle and reshape their country with landmark social ... See full summary »
5. People's Republic of Desire (2018)
95 min | Documentary
As an entire generation has come of age on social media, virtual relationships are slowly replacing real-life human connections. And China has taken it to an extreme. Here, live streaming ... See full summary »
Director: Hao Wu
Votes: 85 | Gross: $0.01M
7. This One's for the Ladies (2018)
82 min | Documentary
This documentary explores the sexual and social identity of contemporary black America through intimate, eye opening and often hilarious accounts from women and men who find love and community in the underground world of exotic dancing.
8. TransMilitary (2018)
93 min | Documentary
The 2018 SXSW Audience Award-winning feature film debut by Gabriel Silverman and Fiona Dawson, TransMilitary follows the Emmy-nominated short film Transgender, at War and in Love. Around ... See full summary »
9. Weed the People (2018)
97 min | Documentary
Patients suffering from cancer, and their families, struggle against mean-spirited legislation, and the proclaimed goal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions to roll back marijuana reforms in states such as California.
Director: Abby Epstein
Votes: 19 | Gross: $0.01M
10. The World Before Your Feet (2018)
95 min | Documentary
For over six years, and for reasons he can't explain, Matt Green, 37, has been walking every block of every street in New York City - a journey of more than 8,000 miles. THE WORLD BEFORE ... See full summary »
Votes: 203 | Gross: $0.06M