【SXSW影展】宣佈102部電影及劇情片參與選拔賽

SXSW今天宣布了包括2020 SXSW電影節在內的第一波電影的102部電影和劇情片。賈德·阿帕圖(Judd Apatow)的彼得·戴維森(Pete Davidson)主演的史坦頓島之王將成為開幕之夜。其他亮點包括弗蘭克·奧茲(Frank Oz)的魔術師電影和藝術家德里克·德爾·高迪(Derek DelGaudio)著名的戲劇作品《 In and Out of Itself 》;演員兼導演艾米·塞梅茨(Amy Seimetz)的《 Sun Don’t ShineShe Dies Tomorrow 》;該雜誌的25張新面孔列表中的導演人物,包括妮可·里格爾(Holler),席琳·赫爾德(Celine Held)和洛根·喬治(Logan George)( Topside ),托德·錢德勒(Tod Chandler)( Bulletproof ),瑪妮·艾倫·赫茲勒(Marnie Ellen Hertzler)( Crestone )和北井櫻井( Bad Trip )並由資深人士Alex Gibney(《 Crazy Not Insane 》),Julia Reichert和Steve Bognar( 9to5, Story of a Movement )和Spike Jonze( Beastie Boys Story )首映。

“賈德·阿帕托(Judd Apatow)一直在SXSW上有著超凡而振奮的經歷,首先是《Knocked Up》,然後是《Bridesmaids》,《Trainwreck》,《Girls》,《The Big Sick》,以及他的紀錄片《May it Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers》。新聞稿中的電影。 “今年三月,我們特別榮幸地展示他有趣而感人的影片,這是他五年來首次執導導演–The King of Staten Island,由皮特·戴維森(Pete Davidson)領導一個偉大的合奏團主演,作為我們的開幕電影。”

“每年,我們都會仔細審查成千上萬的作品,以尋找最好的電影呈現給SXSW觀眾。從新興的微預算藝術家到職業生涯頂峰的各個層次的人才,我們都感到驚訝,迫不及待地分享三月份的冒險,激情和成就。”皮爾森補充道。

電影節收藏,午夜,短褲,虛擬電影,情節試點比賽,標題設計比賽,音樂視頻,特別活動和最新功能的電影放映將於2月5日宣布。SXSW將於3月13日至22日在德克薩斯州奧斯汀舉行。

以下是劇情片的比賽內容,從不同國家中1305部劇情片中獲選。由於數量太多﹐故不在此全列。

NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION
Ten world premieres, ten unique ways to celebrate the art of storytelling. Selected from 1,305 narrative feature submissions in 2020.

Holler
Director/Screenwriter: Nicole Riegel
To pay for her education, and the chance of a better life, a young woman joins a dangerous scrap metal crew. Cast: Jessica Barden, Gus Halper, Austin Amelio, Grace Kaiser, Pamela Adlon, Becky Ann Baker (World Premiere)

I’ll Meet You There (Pakistan, United States)
Director/Screenwriter: Iram Parveen Bilal
A Muslim policeman goes undercover at his estranged father’s mosque while his daughter hides her passion for a forbidden dance, uncovering a shocking family secret. Cast: Faran Tahir, Nikita Tewani, Muhammad Qavi Khan, Sheetal Sheth, Shawn Parsons, Andrea Cirie, Nitin Madan, Michael Pemberton (World Premiere)

Lapsis
Director/Screenwriter: Noah Hutton
Delivery man Ray Tincelli is struggling to support himself and his ailing younger brother. He turns to quantum cabling, a strange new corner of the gig economy, and faces a pivotal choice to either help his fellow workers or to get rich and get out. Cast: Dean Imperial, Madeline Wise, Babe Howard, Dora Madison, Ivory Aquino, James McDaniel, Frank Wood, Arliss Howard, Pooya Mohseni, Portia (World Premiere)

Pink Skies Ahead
Director/Screenwriter: Kelly Oxford
Life unravels for a wild young woman after dropping out of college, moving in with her parents, and being diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Cast: Jessica Barden, Marcia Gay Harden, Michael McKean, Henry Winkler, Rosa Salazar, Odeya Rush, Lewis Pullman, Devon Bostick, Mary J. Blige, Evan Ross (World Premiere)

Really Love
Director: Angel Kristi Williams, Screenwriters: Felicia Pride, Angel Kristi Williams
Set in a gentrifying Washington DC, a rising Black painter tries to break into a competitive art world, while balancing a whirlwind romance he never expected. Cast: Kofi Siriboe, Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing, Uzo Aduba, Mack Wilds, Naturi Naughton, Suzzanne Douglas, Jade Eshete, Blair Underwood, Michael Ealy (World Premiere)

Shithouse
Director/Screenwriter: Cooper Raiff
A homesick college freshman goes to a party at Shithouse and ends up spending the night with his sophomore RA who’s had a shitty day and wants someone to hang out with. Cast: Dylan Gelula, Cooper Raiff, Amy Landecker, Logan Miller (World Premiere)

Shiva Baby
Director/Screenwriter: Emma Seligman
A young woman struggles to keep up different versions of herself when she runs into her sugar daddy and her ex-girlfriend at a shiva with her parents. Cast: Rachel Sennott, Polly Draper, Molly Gordon, Danny Deferrari, Dianna Agron, Fred Melamed, Glynis Bell, Sondra James, Jackie Hoffman (World Premiere)

Teenage Badass
Director: Grant McCord, Screenwriters: Matthew D. Dho, Grant McCord
Set in 2006, Teenage Badass follows a band when they score a shot to play on the local news. But as all of their dreams start to become a reality, the band’s egocentric singer/songwriter threatens to make them lose everything. Cast: Mcabe Gregg, Evan Ultra, Madelyn Deutch, Dillon Lane, Elsie Hewitt, Karsen Liotta, Julie Ann Emery, Kevin Corrigan, James Paxton, Jim Adkins (World Premiere)

Topside
Directors/Screenwriters: Celine Held, Logan George
A five year-old girl and her mother live in a community inhabiting the tunnels beneath New York City, when a sudden police eviction forces them into the world above, throwing their lives into chaos. Cast: Zhaila Farmer, Celine Held, Jared Abrahamson, Fatlip (World Premiere)

Violet
Director/Screenwriter: Justine Bateman
A film development executive realizes that “guiding voice” inside her head has been lying to her about everything. Cast: Olivia Munn, Luke Bracey, Justin Theroux, Bonnie Bedelia, Zach Gordon, Erica Ash, Rob Benedict, Dennis Boutsikaris, Todd Stashwick, Laura San Giacomo (World Premiere)

Narrative Feature Competition Jury: Rebecca Keegan, Senior Film Editor, The Hollywood ReporterRodrigo Perez, Editor in Chief, The Playlist; Kim Yutani, Director of Programming, Sundance Film Festival

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION
Ten world premieres: ten real world stories that demonstrate innovation, energy and bold voices. Selected from 1,011 feature documentary submissions in 2020.

The Boy Who Sold The World
Director: Adam Barton
At age 15, Ben Pasternak dropped out of high school and moved to NYC. Leaving behind his family in Australia, Ben sacrificed his childhood to pursue his dream of changing the world through innovation. But things didn’t quite go according to plan. (World Premiere)

Bulletproof
Director: Todd Chandler
What does it mean to be safe in school in the United States? Safe from what, and from whom? Bulletproof poses and complicates these questions through a provocative exploration of fear and American violence. (World Premiere)

來源:Scott Macaulay, SXSW Announces 102 Films and Episodic Shows from its 2020 Edition, Filmmakermagazine.com

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