SXSW Interest List 2018by Col Needham | created - 31 Jan 2018 | updated - 14 Sep 2018 | Public
I am the Founder and CEO of IMDb. This is a list of the movies which I am hoping to see at SXSW in 2018 (in alphabetical order after the opening night film). Titles are moved over to my SXSW 2018 list as I watch them.
The list includes all 10 of the Narrative Feature Film Competition titles as I am honored to be on the jury for this category this year.
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1. All Square (2018)
TV-MA | 93 min | Drama
A down-on-his-luck bookie befriends an ex-girlfriend's son and begins taking bets on his youth league baseball games, creating chaos in the community.
2. Anchor and Hope (2017)
113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two women, Eva and Kat, and the best friend of one of them, Roger. A boat in the canals of London and a question: Is it possible to live love, family, and life in such different ways and yet remain united?
3. A Bluebird in My Heart (2018)
85 min | Drama
Attempting to lead a quiet reformed life, an ex-con finds refuge in a motel run by a single mother and her daughter Clara. The peace and freedom he has found in this safe haven disappears ... See full summary »
4. The Breaker Upperers (2018)
90 min | Comedy
For the right price, BFFs Jen and Mel will ruthlessly end any romance. But when one grows a conscience, it threatens to derail their relationship.
5. Chef Flynn (2018)
82 min | Documentary
Ten-year-old Flynn transforms his living room into a supper club using his classmates as line cooks. With sudden fame, Flynn outgrows his bedroom kitchen, and sets out to challenge the hierarchy of the culinary world.
Votes: 148 | Gross: $0.07M
6. Fast Color (2018)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A woman is forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. Years after having abandoned her family, the only place she has left to hide is home.
Votes: 1,566 | Gross: $0.08M
7. At First Light (I) (2018)
TV-14 | 90 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Alex is floating unconscious in a lake when light from a UFO of light saves her by enhancing her abilities such as telekinesis and healing power. Her friend Sean helps her. The authorities want her - not just for stealing a police car.
Votes: 2,487 | Gross: $0.00M
9. Friday's Child (2018)
PG-13 | 91 min | Crime, Drama
Fresh out of foster care at age 18, a young drifter turns to petty crime to survive, and discovers an impossible love in an unlikely friend.
10. Half the Picture (2018)
TV-PG | 94 min | Documentary
HALF THE PICTURE is a documentary about the dismal number of women directors working in Hollywood, using the current EEOC investigation into discriminatory hiring practices as a framework ... See full summary »
Votes: 178 | Gross: $0.02M
11. The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter (2018)
TV-14 | 83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The great hunter Buck Ferguson (Josh Brolin) and his trusted cameraman Don (Danny McBride) set out for an epic weekend adventure to reconnect with Buck's young son (Montana Jordan).
12. On Her Shoulders (2018)
95 min | Documentary, Biography
Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi, survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS. Repeating her story to the world, this ordinary girl finds herself thrust onto the international stage as the voice of her people.
Votes: 324 | Gross: $0.03M
15. Perfect (II) (2018)
88 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Garrett, an emotionally-troubled young man, is sent to a clinic, whispering soothing promises of perfection. By planting characteristics directly into his own body, he's relieved of his dark visions, but pays the price for purity of mind.
16. Prospect (2018)
R | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A teenage girl and her father travel to a remote alien moon, aiming to strike it rich. They've secured a contract to harvest a large deposit of the elusive gems hidden in the depths of the moon's toxic forest. But there are others roving the wilderness and the job quickly devolves into a fight to survive. Forced to contend not only with the forest's other ruthless inhabitants, but with her own ... See full summary »
18. Support the Girls (2018)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
The general manager at a highway-side ''sports bar with curves" has her incurable optimism and faith, in her girls, her customers, and herself, tested over the course of a long, strange day.
Votes: 5,019 | Gross: $0.13M
21. Who We Are Now (2017)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
An ex-con tries to get back custody of her son with the help of an idealistic young public defender and at the same time falls into a romantic fling with a traumatized former US soldier.
Votes: 727 | Gross: $0.02M