SXSW Alumni Films - Watch Now! Friday, October 4

Written by Linda Park | October 4, 2013

ZERO CHARISMA

Narrative Spotlight, 2013
It's all in the game, yo. Chris Hardwick's Nerdist Industries produced this charmer about RPG aficionados and the slings and arrows of group dynamics. Don't miss the sparks that fly when Miles gets invited to join Scott's circle and starts to steal his thunder. Everyone roll for your action orders and state your intentions.
On VOD, October 8

THEATRICAL

SXSW Alumni Film Bad Milo

BAD MILO

Narrative Spotlight, 2013
I don't think I can top the party in my pants line I used in a previous Alumni Films post. Poor Ken Marino and his agony and ecstasy... that's high on agony, low on ecstasy, really.
Opens Today. Trailer

SXSW Alumni Film Linsanity

LINSANITY

Festival Favorites, 2013
When you hear about Harvard educated Asian-Americans you're probably not thinking about the NBA. New York Knicks player Jeremy Lin shot to fame when he scored more in his first five game starts in 2012 than any other player in the modern era. This is his story.
Opens Today. Trailer

DVD/BLU-RAY

SXSW Alumni Film Ain't In It For My Health

AIN'T IN IT FOR MY HEALTH: A FILM ABOUT LEVON HELM

Spotlight Premieres, 2010
Levon Helm was such a compelling character in the world of music. We lost him last year but luckily we have Jacob Hatley's intimate and captivating look at the man, the myth, the legend.
October 8. Trailer

SXSW Alumni Film Much Ado About Nothing

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Narrative Spotlight, 2013
It's The Bard like you've never seen him before! Joss Whedon and his pals give Shakespeare a new twist.
October 8. Trailer

VOD

SXSW Alumni Film Linsanity

LINSANITY

Festival Favorites, 2013
Catch the Linsanity On Demand, as well!
Opens Today. Trailer

SXSW Alumni Film The Network

THE NETWORK

Documentary Spotlight, 2013
This insightful doc looks at the development of Afghanistan's first independent TV network, developed in the wake of the fall of the Taliban.
October 8. Trailer

SXSW Alumni Film The Taiwan Oyster

THE TAIWAN OYSTER

Narrative Feature Competition, 2013
Jed's dead, baby. Jed's dead. A road trip like no other, the aforementioned Jed's pals decide to give him a proper funeral and set out, body in tow, across Taiwan looking for the perfect burial site.
October 8. Trailer

Photo credits:
Bad Milo courtesy Magnet Releasing
Linsanity courtesy Jeffrey Kim
Much Ado About Nothing courtesy Lionsgate
The Network courtesy Tarique Qayumi
The Taiwan Oyster courtesy Spoonbill Pictures