SXSW: 'Surrogate Valentine,' 'My Sucky Teen Romance,' 'Building Hope' Teasers, More (Video)
The films, which include San Francisco musician Goh Nakamura and "Precious" star Gabourey Sidibe, will screen at the SXSW Film Festival in March.
Here's a video for the film Surrogate Valentine, which will screen in the Emerging Visions section during the SXSW film festival in March. Dave Boyle directed the film, which features San Francisco musician Goh Nakamura as himself.
Here's a trailer for Victoria Mahoney's Spotlight Premiere drama Yelling to the Sky, which stars Zoe Kravitz, Gabourey Sidibe and Tim Blake Nelson.
Here's a trailer for Building Hope, a documentary from The Nobelity Project and director Turk Pipkin about building Mahiga Hope High School in Kenya. It will screen in the Lone Star States section of the fest.
Annie J. Howell and Lisa Robinson's Small, Beautifully Moving Parts will play in the dramatic competition. The film follows an ambivalent pregnant woman who suffers through a baby shower in L.A. before heading off in search of her estranged mother. Here's the trailer:
My Sucky Teen Romance is the third feature from 18-year-old filmmaker Emily Hagins (yes, third -- she made her first at age 12). The film, which will screen in the Lone Star States section, details a budding romance that develops at the annual sci-fi convention SpaceCON and becomes complicated when the boy turns out to be a vampire. Check it out: