SXSW Interest List 2019by Col Needham | created - 4 months ago | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
It's SXSW time and unfortunately due to a heavy travel schedule and the timing, I cannot attend this year. This has not stopped me from creating a list of great SXSW movies to catch elsewhere.
The list is in alphabetical order after the opening movie, Us (2019). I will move titles over to my SXSW viewed list as I watch them across the year.
3. The Art of Self-Defense (2019)
R | 104 min | Comedy
A man is attacked at random on the street. Enlists at a local dojo, led by a charismatic and mysterious Sensei, in an effort to learn how to defend himself.
5. Booksmart (2019)
R | 102 min | Comedy
On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.
6. Boyz in the Wood (2019)
87 min | Comedy, Horror, Music
Set deep in the Scottish Highlands, Boyz In The Wood is an anarchic cocktail of generational politics, hip-hop loving farmers, and hallucinogenic rabbit shites.
7. Come As You Are (2019)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
Three young men with disabilities hit the road with a jaded nurse driver to a brothel in Montreal catering to people with special needs. Remake of the acclaimed Belgian film 'Hasta La Vista'.
8. The Day Shall Come (2019)
88 min | Comedy
An impoverished preacher who brings hope to the Miami projects is offered cash to save his family from eviction. He has no idea his sponsor works for the FBI who plan to turn him into a criminal by fueling his madcap revolutionary dreams.
9. Extra Ordinary (2019)
94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Rose, a sweet, lonely driving instructor in rural Ireland, is gifted with supernatural abilities. Rose has a love/hate relationship with her 'talents' & tries to ignore the constant spirit ... See full summary »
12. Good Boys (II) (2019)
R | 95 min | Comedy
Three sixth grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party.
14. Jezebel (2019)
In the last days of her mother's life, 19 year old Tiffany crashes with five family members in a Las Vegas studio apartment. In order to make ends meet, her older sister, a phone sex ... See full summary »
16. Mother's Little Helpers (2019)
99 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Mother's Little Helpers is a family drama about four adult siblings who reluctantly return home to say goodbye to their compulsively lying mother in the twilight of her terminal illness. ... See full summary »
17. Ms. White Light (2019)
97 min | Drama
Ms. White Light is the story of Lex Cordova, a young woman who counsels terminally ill clients that have trouble letting go. While proving uniquely talented in her ability to connect with ... See full summary »
19. Pig Hag (2019)
84 min | Comedy, Drama
Jodie, a woman in her mid-thirties, struggles with the pressure to find a partner and have children. When she attends a Guns N' Roses concert, she thinks she may have met a potential suitor-- until he ghosts on her.
20. Pink Wall (2019)
85 min | Drama
Six scenes. Six years. Six moments that shaped the relationship of Jenna and Leon. Pink Wall examines what defines us, the pressures of gender expectations, and our perpetual struggle between life and ambition.
21. Porno (2019)
98 min | Comedy, Horror
When five teen employees at the local movie theater in a small Christian town discover a mysterious old film hidden in it's basement, they unleash an alluring succubus who gives them a sex education...written in blood.
22. Red 11 (2019)
77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Based on the research hospital where Robert Rodriguez sold his body to pay for 'El Mariachi'. 'Red 11' is the shirt color and number he was assigned.
24. Saint Frances (2019)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
After an accidental pregnancy turned abortion, a deadbeat nanny finds an unlikely friendship with the six-year old she's charged with protecting.
25. South Mountain (2019)
82 min | Drama
Lila (TALIA BALSAM) has built a fragile tranquility in the Catskill mountain home she shares with her husband Edgar (SCOTT COHEN) and their teen daughters. Soon after the girls leave for ... See full summary »
26. Sword of Trust (2019)
R | 88 min | Drama
Cynthia and Mary show up to collect Cynthia's inheritance from her deceased grandfather, the only item she's received is an antique sword that was believed by her grandfather to be proof that the South won the Civil War.
28. Villains (2019)
88 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
After a pair of amateur criminals break into a suburban home, they stumble upon a dark secret that two sadistic homeowners will do anything to keep from getting out.
30. Yes, God, Yes (2019)
78 min | Drama
After an innocent AOL chat turns racy, a Catholic teenager in the early 00s discovers masturbating and struggles to suppress her new urges in the face of eternal damnation.