Feb 06, 2013 10:28 AM EST

SXSW Announces full film lineup

SXSW Announces full film lineup
SXSW announced the final lineup for the Film portion of the festival. It will consist of 109 features, including 69 World Premieres, 14 North American Premieres and 5 U.S. Premieres. The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals (March 8-17, 2013) offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies.
 
The headlining films will be:
 
Evil Dead - Directed by Fede Alvarez, and written by Rodo Sayagues and Fede Alvarez. Evil Dead is a
remake of the original classic, starring Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jessica Lucas and
Elizabeth Blackmore (World Premiere)
 
Hawking - (from the UK) - A brief history of the life of Stephen Hawking, directed by Stephen Finnigan
(World Premiere)
 
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone - Directed by Don Scardino and written by Jonathan Goldstein and
John Francis Daley. As superstar Vegas magicians and former best friends Burt and Anton grow to
secretly loathe each other, their long-time act implodes, allowing an ambitious rival street performer
the big break he's been waiting for. The film stars Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde, with Alan
Arkin, James Gandolfini and Jim Carrey (World Premiere)
 
Spring Breakers - Directed and written by Harmony Korine. Four college girls who land in jail after
robbing a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation find themselves bailed out by a drug
and arms dealer who wants them to do some dirty work. The film stars James Franco, Selena Gomez,
Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine, and Gucci Mane (U.S. Premiere)
 
When Angels Sing - Directed by Tim McCanlies and written by Lou Berney. Michael despises Christmas.
Now Christmas is getting even. The film stars Harry Connick Jr., Connie Britton, Chandler Canterbury,
Fionnula Flanagan, Lyle Lovett, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Eloise DeJoria, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson
(World Premiere)
 
Other films screening at the festival include:
 
Awful Nice: Director/Screenwriter: Todd Sklar, Screenwriter: Alex Rennie
 
Burma Director/Screenwriter: Carlos Puga
 
Improvement Club Director/Screenwriter: Dayna Hanson
 
LICKS Director/Screenwriter: Jonathan Singer-Vine, Screenwriter: Justin "Hongry" Robinson
 
The Retrieval Director/Screenwriter: Chris Eska
 
Short Term 12 Director/Screenwriter: Destin Daniel Cretton
 
Swim Little Fish Swim (USA, France) Director/Screenwriter: Ruben Amar, Lola Bessis
 
This Is Where We Live Directors: Josh Barrett, Marc Menchaca, Screenwriter: Marc Menchaca
 
And many more, including:
 
Milo Director/Screenwriter: Jacob Vaughan, Screenwriter: Benjamin Hayes. Starring: Ken Marino, Gillian
Jacobs, Peter Stormare, Stephen Root, Mary Kay Place (World Premiere)
 
I Give It A Year (UK) Director/Screenwriter: Dan Mazert and starring Rose Byrne, Anna Faris, Rafe Spall,
Simon Baker, Minnie Driver, Jason Flemyng, Stephen Merchant (North American Premiere)
 
Drinking Buddies Director/Screenwriter: Joe Swanberg and starring Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, Anna
Kendrick, Ron Livingston (World Premiere)
 
Much Ado About Nothing Director: Joss Whedon and starring Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion,
Fran Kranz, Jillian Morgese (U.S. Premiere)
 
Scenic Route Directors: Kevin Goetz, Michael Goetz, Screenwriter: Kyle Killen, and starring Josh
Duhamel, Dan Fogler (World Premiere)
 
Downloaded 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. (World Premiere)
 
Rewind This! Director: Josh Johnson. Home video changed the world. The impact of the VHS tape was
enormous. Rewind This! aims to trace the ripples of that impact. (World Premiere)
 
Spark: A Burning Man Story Directors: Steve Brown, Jessie Deeter. What happens when you allow
yourself to act on your dreams? Spark takes us behind the curtain with organizers and participants of
Burning Man, revealing a year of unprecedented challenges and growth. (World Premiere)
 
Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (Switzerland) Director: Sophie Huber. An iconic actor and
passionate musician in his intimate moments, with film clips from some of his 250 films and his own
heart-breaking renditions of American folk songs. (U.S. Premiere)
 
Snap Directors: Youssef Delara, Victor Teran, Screenwriter: Victor Teran and starring Jake Hoffman,
Nikki Reed, Thomas Dekker, Scott Bakula, Jason Priestley (World Premiere)
 
Don Jon's Addiction Director/Screenwriter: Joseph Gordon-Levitt and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt,
Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, and Tony Danza.
 
This movies/documentaries and more will be screening at SXSW 2013. The full lineup and tickets are
available at www.sxsw.com. 

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