Written by Luciana | Posted on 8 January 2016| 0

SWSX is yet to release the full line-up, but has announced some titles that will be presenting at the festival this year. According to Variety, the festival hold the world premieres for Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday, AMC’s Preacher, the documentaries Beware the Slenderman and Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru, and the Grecian film Cheavlier. It will also play host to the North American premiere of Jeff Nichols’ sci-fi thriller Midnight Special.

The 2016 SXSW Film Festival runs from March 11 – 19th.

Midnight Special (North American Premiere)
Director/Screenwriter: Jeff Nichols
A father goes on the run to protect his young son and uncover the truth behind the boy’s special powers in the sci-fi thriller Midnight Special, a film as supernatural as it is intimately human.
Cast: Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver, Jaeden Lieberher, Sam Shepard

The trailer was released a few weeks ago, and you can watch it here.

Midnight Special