SXSW Film Festival

Mar 8 - Mar 13

SXSW Film Festival | The Long Center for the Performing Arts

Event Details

  • Fri, Mar. 8
    5:30 pm
  • Fri, Mar. 8
    8:30 pm
  • Sat, Mar. 9
    10:45 am
  • Sat, Mar. 9
    1:15 pm
  • Sat, Mar. 9
    4:15 pm
  • Sat, Mar. 9
    6:45 pm
  • Sat, Mar. 9
    10:00 pm
  • Sun, Mar. 10
    1:45 pm
  • Sun, Mar. 10
    4:30 pm
  • Sun, Mar. 10
    7:15 pm
  • Sun, Mar. 10
    10:00 pm
  • Mon, Mar. 11
    11:00 am
  • Mon, Mar. 11
    2:00 pm
  • Mon, Mar. 11
    4:45 pm
  • Mon, Mar. 11
    7:30 pm
  • Tue, Mar. 12
    11:15 am
  • Tue, Mar. 12
    2:30 pm
  • Tue, Mar. 12
    5:30 pm
  • Wed, Mar. 13
    11:30 am
  • Wed, Mar. 13
    2:30 pm
  • Wed, Mar. 13
    5:30 pm
  • Wed, Mar. 13
    8:30 pm

The Long Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit dedicated to broadening the appreciation and enhancing the enjoyment of the cultural arts.

Tickets
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$20

SXSW presents selections from the 2019 SXSW Film Festival, March 8 – 13 in Rollins Studio Theatre.

The SXSW Film Festival celebrates raw innovation and emerging talent from both behind and in front of the camera. Featuring provocative dramas, documentaries, comedies, genre standouts, and more, the festival has become known for the high caliber and diversity of films presented, and for its smart, enthusiastic audiences.

SXSW FILM ADMISSION POLICY

All screenings are General Admission. Seating is subject to capacity and will occur on a priority basis approximately 30 minutes before the screening starts. Attendees are advised to arrive as early as 60 minutes prior to the screening.

  1. PRIMARY ACCESS: Film & Platinum Badges with SXXpress Passes
  2. PRIMARY ACCESS: Film & Platinum Badges
  3. SECONDARY ACCESS: Film Wristbands, Music & Interactive Badges, Advance Single Tickets
  4. DAY-OF SINGLE TICKETS: Sold 15 minutes before screening, as capacity allows

A limited number of advance single tickets are available for select screenings for $20. Advance ticket sales will end at midnight the day before each screening. Advance ticket holders are advised to arrive to the theatre as early as 60 minutes prior to the screening time and join the advance ticket lines. In the unlikely event that a screening reaches capacity before an advance ticket purchaser can be admitted to the theatre, the purchase price will be refunded immediately at the Box Office.

  • Advance tickets for select screenings are $20.
  • Day-of-show single tickets may be purchased for $15 approximately 15 minutes prior to the screening, as capacity allows.

ROLLINS STUDIO THEATRE FILM SCHEDULE

March 8, 2019

BECOMING LESLIE 5:30pm, 84 mins.
Becoming Leslie reveals the inner and bizarre world of Leslie Cochran, a cross-dressing homeless misfit who became the most iconic and unlikely civic symbol of Austin, Texas.

PAHOKEE 8:30pm, 112 mins.
In a small agricultural town in the Florida Everglades, hopes for the future are concentrated on the youth. Four teens face heartbreak and celebrate in the rituals of an extraordinary senior year.

March 9, 2019

COMMUNITY FIRST, A HOME FOR THE HOMELESS
10:45am, 64 mins.
Community First, A Home for the Homeless, is a feature documentary about a totally unique concept for mitigating homelessness. Conceived and created in Austin, Texas, Community First! Village is truly transforming the lives of homeless people.

SUNSET OVER MULHOLLAND 1:15pm, 97 mins.
The vital power of creativity – a behind the scenes look into Hollywood’s retirement home.

TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL SHORTS PROGRAM 
4:15pm, 90 mins.

THE RIVER AND THE WALL 6:45pm, 109 mins.
Five friends venture into the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands to document the environment before a wall is built. As the wilderness gives way to the bustling Rio Grande Valley, they encounter the unexpected & enter uncharted emotional waters.

GREENER GRASS 10:00pm, 101 mins.
A deliciously twisted comedy set in a demented, timeless suburbia where every adult wears braces on their straight teeth, couples coordinate meticulously pressed outfits, and coveted family members are swapped in more ways than one in this competition for acceptance.

March 10, 2019

AMAZONIA GROOVE 1:45pm, 84 mins.
Leaving Belem and crossing much of the Para State Amazon region, its towns and riverside villages, “Amazônia Groove” reveals artists and their traditions, faith and mysticism, music and life that pound in the northern region of Brazil.

SXSW COMMUNITY SCREENING:
RAINFOREST PARTNERSHIP’S FILMS FOR THE FOREST
4:30pm, 100 mins.
Films for the Forest is an international short-film challenge created by Rainforest Partnership to create awareness about the importance of preserving tropical rainforests and its link to climate change.

THE GARDEN LEFT BEHIND 7:15pm, 88 mins.
A Mexican trans woman struggles to build a life for herself as an undocumented immigrant in New York City.

MOTHER’S LITTLE HELPERS 10:00pm, 98 mins.
When Joy Pride, a groovy 70’s burn-out on the caboose of the flower power movement, learns she has weeks to live, her estranged children come together to do right by a mother who always did them wrong.

March 11, 2019

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS PROGRAM 2
11:00am, 99 mins.

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS PROGRAM 1
2:00pm, 85 mins.

ANIMATED SHORTS PROGRAM
4:45pm, 88 mins.

ANY ONE OF US 7:30pm, 88 mins.
Through the inspiring journey of a recovering athlete, Any One of Us offers an unprecedented glimpse into the traumatic world of spinal cord injuries.

March 12, 2019

QUALIFIED 11:15am, 77 mins.
In 1977, Janet Guthrie broke through to the top level of American motorsports, becoming the first woman to qualify for the Indianapolis 500. By the following year, with her career on the verge of greatness, her rapidly rising star inexplicably faded.

LITTLE MONSTERS 2:30pm, 90 mins.
A washed-up musician teams up with a plucky schoolteacher and a despicable kid’s show personality to protect a Kindergarten class from a sudden outbreak of zombies.

BUILDING THE AMERICAN DREAM 5:30pm, 75 mins.
In Texas, construction workers face the deadliest conditions in the country. BUILDING THE AMERICAN DREAM follows three immigrant families who are rising up to seek justice and equality in an industry rife with exploitation.

March 13, 2019

EPISODIC PILOT PROGRAM 2
11:30am, 96 mins.

EPISODIC PILOT PROGRAM 1
2:30pm, 91 mins.

ADOPT A HIGHWAY 5:30pm, 78 mins.
After being released from prison following a twenty year sentence for a minor offense, an ex-con must learn to navigate the world while coming to terms with his own life which has moved on – all while caring for an abandoned baby he finds in a dumpster.

KATHY GRIFFIN: A HELL OF A STORY 8:30pm, 80 mins.
In her first ever comedy concert film, Comedian Kathy Griffin details the aftermath of lost work and being the subject of a federal investigation following the release of her now infamous photo depicting President Donald J Trump.

Questions? Call the 3M Box Office at (512) 474-LONG (5664), TTY (800) 735-2989.

 

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