SXSW Announces Full Film Fest Line-Up

Today the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival announced their fill line-up of films playing in Austin, Texas from March 7-16. In addition to hundreds of other films, the ‘ROUND MIDNIGHT section will feature five horror-thriller that look pretty damn interesting. Read on to see what’s playing and watch for Tex’s coverage in late March (per usual).

‘ROUND MIDNIGHT

Dance of the Dead

Director: Gregg Bishop. Writer: Joe Ballarini. Starring: Jared Kusnitz, Greyson Chadwick, Justin Welborn, Chandler Darby.

A horror/adventure that takes place on the night of the big High School Prom: the dead rise to eat the living, and the only people who can stop them are the losers who couldn’t get dates to the dance. (World Premiere)

Not Your Typical Bigfoot Movie

Director: Jay Delaney.

Through the experiences of two amateur bigfoot researchers in southern Ohio, we see how the power of a dream can bring two men together and provide a source of hope and meaning. (World Premiere)

Otis

Director: Tony Krantz. Writer: Thomas Schnauz & Erik Jendresen. Starring: Daniel Stern, Illeana Douglas, Kevin Pollak, Jere Burns.

In the midst of a serial abductor/killer’s rampage, a beautiful young teen goes missing but soon turns the tables on her tormentor. (World Premiere)

Shuttle

Director/writer: Edward Anderson. Starring: Peyton List, Cameron Goodman, Cullen Douglas, Dave Power.

A late-night shuttle ride home from airport descends into darkness. (World Premiere)

Southern Gothic

Director/writer: Mark Young. Starring: Yul Vazquez, Nicole DuPort, William Forsythe.

A man must atone for a tragic mistake by saving a little girl from a ruthless, undead preacher. (World Premiere)

Source: SXSW