Monday, February 25, 2013

SXSW 2013 Female Directors & Screenwriters

It's crazy to think about, but SXSW is less than two weeks away!  As the whole world prepares to descend on the city we call home, we know it may be difficult to keep up with all the SX news.  So, if you haven't compiled your list of must-see films at the festival, we're here to help.  Below is a list of all the films playing at the festival that have either a female director or screenwriter credit (or sometimes both!).  Check it out and tweet us (@womenincinema) which films you're most excited to see this year!  

Narrative Features
Improvement Club (Dayna Hanson)
Swim Little Fish Swim (Lola Bessis)

Documentary Features
Los Wild Ones (Elise Saloman)
Touba (E. Chai Vasarhelyi)

Narrative Spotlight
Grow Up, Tony Phillips (Emily Hagins)
Gus (Jessie McCormack)
Loves Her Gun (Lauren Modery)
Some Girl(s) (Daisy Von Scherler Mayer)
Zero Charisma (Katie Graham)

Documentary Spotlight
The Network (Eva Orner)
Spark: A Burning Man Story (Jessie Deeter)
TINY: A Story About Living Small (Merete Mueller)
Xmas Without China (Alicia Dwyer)

Elena (Petra Costa)
Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (Sophie Huber)
Maidentrip (Jillian Schlesinger)
Our Nixon (Penny Lane)
Yellow (Heather Wahlquist)

24 Beats per Second
Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker (Lily Keber)
The Great Hip Hop Hoax (Jeanie Finlay)
Good Vibrations (Lisa Barros D'sa)
The Punk Singer (Sini Anderson)
This Ain’t No Mouse Music! (Maureen Gosling)

And Who Taught You To Drive? (Andrea Thiele)
Diario a Tres Voces / Three Voices (Otilia Portillo Padua)
The Fifth Season (Jessica Woodworth)

The East (Brit Marling)

Festival Favorites
At Any Price (Hallie Elizabeth Newton)
A Teacher (Hannah Fidell)
Before Midnight (Julie Delpy)
The Crash Reel (Lucy Walker)

Special Events
Burning Love (Erica Oyama)
Mabon “Teenie” Hodges- A Portrait of a Memphis Soul Original (Susanna Vapnek)

Narrative Shorts
The Audition (Celia Rowlson-Hall)
Black Metal (Kat Candler)
Boneshaker (Frances Bodomo)
Ellen Is Leaving (Michelle Savill)
#PostModem (Jillian Mayer)
SEQUIN RAZE (Sarah Gertrude Shapiro)
Si Nos Dejan (Celia Rowlson-Hall)
SKIN (Jordana Spiro)
Social Butterfly (Lauren Wolkstein)
Weighting (Brie Larson)
When We Lived in Miami (Amy Seimetz)

Documentary Shorts
Endless Day (Anna Frances Ewert)
Flutter (Dara Bratt)
The Roper (Anna Sandilands)
The Village (Liliana Sulzbach)

Animated Shorts
The Event (Julia Pott)
Oh Willy… (Emma De Swaef)
Old Man (Leah Shore)

Texas High School Shorts
Again (Jade Basinski & Pearl Basinski)
The Benefactress (Alina Vega)
CaNnibal (Sophia Haid)
Don’t Be Afraid Ashley (Makena Buchanan) 
Drop (Zenzele Ojore)
GBFF (Atheena Frizzell)
The Magic Lasso (Amy Harvie)
Outbreak (Maddison Lopez)
Zipper (Rachel Davis)

View the entire SXSW Film Festival lineup here.

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