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‘Violet’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

Olivia Munn toplines Justine Bateman's feature directorial debut, the story of a Hollywood executive's struggle to turn off the hostile voice in her head and live a more authentic life.

‘The Hunt for Planet B’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

'My Architect' director Nathaniel Kahn chronicles the making of the James Webb Space Telescope, as well as the key people behind it.

‘The Drover’s Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

Leah Purcell's Australian Western reimagines a classic of colonial literature from an Indigenous feminist perspective, depicting the struggles of an 1890s woman suspended between two cultures.

‘Swan Song’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

Udo Kier plays a flamboyant small-town Ohio hairdresser who escapes his nursing home to style his estranged former client for her funeral in Todd Stephens' tender comedy.

‘United States vs. Reality Winner’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

Whistleblower Reality Winner, tried under the Espionage Act for leaking documents to a media website, gets a documentary showcase that looks beyond her funny name.

‘The Feast’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

A vengeful mythical spirit gets in on the clash between nature and industry in Lee Haven Jones' Welsh-language horror debut about a dinner party-turned-bloodbath.

‘Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

Mary Wharton's SXSW Centerpiece selection revolves around recently discovered footage of Tom Petty during the making of his 1994 solo album, 'Wildflowers.'

‘Clerk’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

Malcolm Ingram ('Small Town Gay Bar') chronicles the career of longtime associate Kevin Smith in 'Clerk.'

‘The Fallout’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

Jenna Ortega, Maddie Ziegler and Niles Fitch play California high schoolers brought together by their shared experience during a shooting rampage.

‘When Claude Got Shot’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

The morally murky consequences of a shooting in Milwaukee are examined in this documentary about justice, urban inequality and mercy, executive produced by Snoop Dogg.

SXSW: ‘Introducing, Selma Blair’ Director on Documenting the Actress’ Multiple Sclerosis

"She talks a lot about how she was a supporting actress, but she's a star. It took this illness, honestly, for the world to have an opportunity to see it," says filmmaker Rachel Fleit.

SXSW: WeWork Doc Director on “Super Dramatic, Super Public” Fall of the Tech Company

WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn will premiere at the virtual SXSW on March 17 before heading to Hulu on April 2.