We love SXSW Announcements!
SXSW Film has also announced the following six films for the 2013 festival (they’re such teases):
Downloaded (World Premiere)
Director: Alex Winter
A documentary that explores the rise and fall of Napster and the birth of the digital revolution. It’s about the teens that helped start this revolution, and the artists and industries who continue to be impacted by it.
Drinking Buddies (World Premiere)
Director/Screenwriter: Joe Swanberg
You know what makes the line between “Friends” and “More Than Friends” really blurry? Beer.
Cast: Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, Anna Kendrick, Ron Livingston, Jason Sudeikis (uncredited), Joe Swanberg
Everyone’s Going to Die (World Premiere)
A guy whose life is falling apart, meets a girl whose life can’t get started. Two people, one chance, a million reasons why not. A story of weirdness and redemption with talking cats, roller-skating beavers and nobody dying.
Cast: Nora Tschirner, Rob Knighton, Kellie Shirley, Madeline Duggan, Stirling Gallacher
Evil Dead (World Premiere)
Director: Fede Alvarez, Screenwriters: Fede Alvarez & Rodo Sayagues
Five friends, holed up in a remote cabin, discover a Book of the Dead that unwittingly summons up dormant demons which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left to fight for survival.
Cast: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jessica Lucas, Elizabeth Blackmore
Good Ol’ Freda (World Premiere)
Director: Ryan White
Good Ol’ Freda tells the story of Freda Kelly, a shy Liverpudlian teenager asked to work for a young local band hoping to make it big: the Beatles. Their loyal secretary from beginning to end, Freda tells her tales for the first time in 50 years.
Spring Breakers (US Premiere)
Director/Screenwriter: Harmony Korine
Four sexy college girls plan to fund their spring break getaway by burglarizing a fast food shack. But that’s only the beginning…
Cast: James Franco, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine, Gucci Mane
Of these, we see Downloaded, Drinking Buddies, Evil Dead, and Good Ol’ Freda on our “must see” list! Oy vay! We need to start working on our schedules!