SXSW 2018: Documentary Spotlightby IMDb-Editors | created - 07 Feb 2018 | updated - 02 Mar 2018 | Public
Shining a light on new documentary features receiving their World, North American or U.S. premieres at SXSW.
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1. Agave: The Spirit of a Nation (2018)
79 min | Documentary
In Mexico, families have passed down the tradition of distilling agave for generations. Discover how this delicate plant has carried the weight of a nation and the people trying to protect it.
3. Alt-Right: Age of Rage (2018)
104 min | Documentary
In the first year of Donald Trump's presidency, Daryle Lamont Jenkins, an Antifa activist, combats the rise of the alt-right movement, while Richard Spencer, an alt-right leader, fights to ... See full summary »
TV-MA | 70 min | Documentary
This documentary explores various urban legends around Hollywood's most elusive star.
78 min | Documentary
The never-before-told story of Suzanne Mitchell, the fiercely-loyal den mother of the original Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. Seen by many as regressive and exploitative, this diverse ... See full summary »
7. The Dawn Wall (2017)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
In an unbelievable story of perseverance, free climber Tommy Caldwell and climbing partner Kevin Jorgeson attempt to scale the impossible 3000ft Dawn Wall of El Capitan.
Votes: 3,935 | Gross: $0.07M
9. From All Corners (2018)
From unnecessary to important. We throw our things away. What do we throw away? The things my ex-girlfriend gave to me for Christmas? I thought it was precious when I was in love with her. ... See full summary »
10. Getting Over (2018)
79 min | Documentary
A man discovers a box of interviews with his father, a heroin addict who died of AIDS in 1997. What he finds will uncover generations of family secrets, forcing him to redefine his own past, doubt his present, and question his future.
11. Nossa Chape (2018)
101 min | Documentary, Sport
NOSSA CHAPE tracks the rebuilding of the Chapecoense football club in Brazil after an airplane carrying the team crashed on November 28th, 2016, leaving all but three of the players dead. ... See full summary »
12. Operation Odessa (2018)
TV-MA | 95 min | Documentary
From the director and producers of The Seven Five comes Operation Odessa, a true crime thriller about a Russian mobster, a Miami playboy and a Cuban spy who teamed up to sell a nuclear ... See full summary »
13. Take Your Pills (2018)
TV-14 | 87 min | Documentary
Every era gets the drug it deserves. In America today, where competition is ceaseless from school to the workforce and everyone wants a performance edge, Adderall and other prescription stimulants are the defining drugs of this generation.