SXSW 2019: The 10 Best Film and TV Projects at the Festival

Published on Mar 16, 2019

SXSW 2019: The 10 Best Film and TV Projects at the Festival

In recent years, the SXSW Film Festival has grown in stature to become a key launchpad for many kinds of movies — anticipated studio comedies, edgy documentaries, and low-budget narrative features have all found taken flight at the Austin gathering. The addition of television series has further complicated SXSW’s profile, to the point where both media receive nearly the same level of attention.

The 2019 edition was an especially fertile example, as Jordan Peele’s horror sensation “Us” kicked off the proceedings with a level of enthusiasm that remained in place in the days ahead, with many other crowdpleasing movies and television shows. Setting aside the obvious, here are some of the biggest highlights.

The Beach Bum

Harmony Korine’s unorthodox portrait of jubilant Florida stoner Moondog (Matthew McConaughey) portrays a man whose guiding ambition in life is to find bliss every step of the way. Moondog is a role only

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Author: Eric Kohn, Ben Travers, Kate Erbland and Chris O'Falt