A passion project more than a decade in the making for director Vincent Grashaw, this uneven indie straddles somewhere between indignant expose and unusually tasteful exploitation pic.
SXSW Film Festival
FilmBuff and Participant Media have set a June 27 multiplatform release for "The Internet's Own Boy," the documentary on the late activist Aaron Swartz. Participant's television network Pivot will…
After a string of half-hours seemingly designed for niche tastes that sporadically merit the label "comedy," HBO has its most fully realized and potentially commercial player within that genre in…
A slow-burn thriller with rich Texas flavor, "Two Step" reps a promising feature debut for writer-director Alex R. Johnson.
Richard Linklater's 1991 film "Slacker" put Austin, Texas, on the indie film map. And while that movie's motley crew of wayward dreamers, cafe philosophers and conspiracy theorists may have little to…
The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival has announced its full features lineup, including a new episodic section highlighting the influence of smallscreen programming. Five films will…
Distributors Phase 4 Films and Samuel Goldwyn Films have teamed up to acquire North American rights to Josh Greenbaum's doc “The Short Game,” skedding the film for a theatrical release next month…
Working on the reasonable assumption that people who attend film festivals are receptive to films about other films, SXSW programmers sprinkled the 2013 lineup with a number of biographical…
Oscilloscope Laboratories has nabbed all North American rights to Lotfy Nathan's feature bow "12 O'Clock Boys" after its world preem in the SXSW film festival's docu competish earlier this month.
Equal parts suspenseful road movie, persuasively detailed period drama and emotionally resonant coming-of-age story, "The Retrieval" is an outstanding example of regional indie filmmaking…