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SXSW 2020 Film Festival Wrap Up

By Film Threat Staff | March 27, 2020

Our team was all set to travel to Austin, Texas for the SXSW Film Festival… until we couldn’t. About ten days before the start of the festival, we scrambled to cancel our flights and hotel rooms. Virus be damned. As disappointed as we were to see the cancellation of the festival, the entire Film Threat team was ready to cover the festival remotely.

Enjoy this round-up of SXSW coverage including Film Threat reviews of over forty-five features and short films.

Check out all of our SXSW 2020 movie reviews including…

A Thousand Cuts, An Elephant in the Room, Basic, Beast Beast, Blackheads, Blocks, Broken Orchestra, Bull, Cargo, Crestone, Critical Thinking, Cut Throat City, Drunk Bus, Feels Good Man, Finding Yingying, For Madmen Only: The Stories of Del Close, Good Ol Girl, Hamtramck, USA, I Will Make You Mine, Insert Coin, Lapsis, Laurel Canyon: A Place in Time, Make Up, Miss Juneteenth, Mucho Mucho Amor, My Darling Vivian, Nine Days, Once Upon A Time in Uganda, Promising Young Woman, Red Heaven, Relic, Selfie, Shithouse, Shiva Baby, Single, Solipsism, TFW No GF, The Carnivores, The Donut King, The Mojo Manifesto: The Life and Times of Mojo Nixon, The Shawl, Tomboy, We Don’t Deserve Dogs, White Eye, Zappa

Compelling Documentaries from SXSW…

The Donut King, Laurel Canyon: A Place in Time, Once Upon a Time in Uganda, Red Heaven, The Mojo Manifesto: The Life and Times of Mojo Nixon.

Crazy, One-Word-Title Short Films from SXSW…

Basic, Blackheads, Blocks, Selfie, Single.

Grand Jury Winners from SXSW

Shithouse (Narrative Feature Winner), An Elephant in the Room (Documentary Feature Winner), The Donut King (Achievement in Documentary Storytelling Winner), Finding YingYing (Breakthrough Voice Winner), White Eye (Narrative Shorts Winner), Single (Special Jury Recognition, Short Narrative Winner), The Shawl (Jury Recognition Winner).

And our Favorites from SXSW…

The Donut King, Laurel Canyon: A Place in Time, Once Upon a Time in Uganda, Shithouse, Cut Throat City, White Eye.

What were your favorites playing SXSW? Do you agree with the choices for our favorites? Please post in our comments and tell us what you think. 


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