SXSW 2018: Documentary Feature Competition

SXSW 2018: Documentary Feature Competition

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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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1. Chi-Town (2018)

82 min | Documentary | Completed

Chi-Town follows Keifer Sykes on his meteoric rise from Marshall High School on Chicago's West Side to his improbable shot at the NBA. This exhilarating multi-year journey of the explosive ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Budabin

2. Garry Winogrand: All Things are Photographable (2018)

90 min | Documentary

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Director: Sasha Waters Freyer | Stars: Geoff Dyer, Jeffrey Fraenkel, Susan Kismaric, Erin O'Toole

3. The Gospel of Eureka (2018)

75 min | Documentary, Music

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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.

Directors: Donal Mosher, Michael Palmieri | Star: Mx Justin Vivian Bond

4. Las Sandinistas! (2018)

100 min | Documentary, History, War

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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 »

Director: Jenny Murray

5. People's Republic of Desire (2018)

95 min | Documentary

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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

6. Social Animals (I) (2018)

R | 90 min | Comedy | Completed

A childless, single, broke, stoner attempts to salvage her failing business and love life while falling in love for the first time with a married man.

Director: Theresa Bennett | Stars: Josh Radnor, Noël Wells, Aya Cash, Carly Chaikin

7. This One's for the Ladies (2018)

82 min | Documentary

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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.

Director: Gene Graham

8. TransMilitary (2018)

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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 »

Directors: Gabriel Silverman, Fiona Dawson

Votes: 5

9. Weed the People (2018)

97 min | Documentary

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Director: Abby Epstein

10. The World Before Your Feet (2018)

95 min | Documentary

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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 »

Director: Jeremy Workman | Star: Matt Green




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