SXSW Film & TV Alumni Releases – November 2022 – sxsw.com | Episode Movies

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November releases are the perfect films for long family get-togethers on vacation. Experience your childhood with us Mickey: The Story of a Mouse, the story of a cartoon that became an international icon; Share your hopes and dreams as you watch Tanya Tucker roar back into the spotlight The return of Tanya Tucker; or keep the creeps going and get in line Soft & Quiet for a touch of excitement.

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Michael Thompson’s theorem

World premiere, short documentary, 2022

Michael Thompson is the longest-serving nonviolent offender in Michigan history, and this year he’s finally lining up for clemency. In 1994 he was arrested for selling three pounds of cannabis to a close friend who became a police informant. He was sentenced to 42 to 60 years in prison and remains there even after Michigan legalized the recreational use and sale of cannabis. The film follows Michael’s daughter, Rashawnda Littles, and his attorney, Kim Corral, through their mercy fight, examines the damage the War on Drugs has inflicted on communities, and explores avenues for the future as federal legalization of cannabis draws closer.

Passes on MSNBC and digital November 1st

Soft & Quiet

World Premiere, Narrative Feature Film, 2022

SOFT & QUIET is a runaway train that follows a single afternoon in the life of elementary school teacher Emily, who organizes a first-ever club gathering of like-minded women. When they all decide to move the meeting to Emily’s house to keep the wine flowing, they stop at the local shop for refreshments. At the store, a confrontation erupts between a woman from Emily’s past and the group, leading to an unsettled chain of events.

Releases in theaters and on-demand November 4th

The Return of Tanya Tucker – Starring Brandi Carlile

World premiere, documentary, 2022

Decades after Tanya Tucker slipped out of the limelight, music star Brandi Carlile takes it upon herself to write an entire album for her heroine, based on Tanya’s extraordinary life and spurring the biggest comeback in country music history.

releases November 4th

master of light

World Premiere, Narrative Feature Film, 2022

George Anthony Morton is a classic painter who served 10 years in federal prison for drug trafficking. During his incarceration, he nurtured his craft and unique artistic skills. Since his release, he has done everything he can to defy society’s unequal playing field and confront the white-dominated art world. Now he’s on a journey back to his hometown of Kansas City, where he’s trying to mend his broken relationship with his mother, who is serving time in prison, and painting family members in the style of the Dutch Old Masters. Going back forces George to confront his past in order to rewrite the script of his life and discover the contribution of African influences to the realist tradition.

Releases on HBO 11/16

Bantu Mama

World Premiere, Narrative Feature Film, 2021

After being arrested in the Dominican Republic, an Afropean woman escapes and is protected by three minors in a dangerous neighborhood of Santo Domingo. By becoming her protégé and her mother figure, she will see her destiny inexorably changed.

Releases on Netflix and select screens 11/17

Mickey: The Story of a Mouse

World premiere, documentary, 2022

Mickey Mouse is one of the most enduring symbols of our history. Throughout its nearly 100-year history, Mickey has acted like a mirror, reflecting our personal and cultural values ​​back at us. Mickey: A Mouse’s Tale explores Mickey’s importance and gets to the heart of what Mickey’s cultural influence says about each of us and our world.

Will be released worldwide on Disney+ 18.11

Bad axe

World premiere, documentary, 2022

Bad Ax captures a close-knit Asian-American family living in a rural Michigan community, now struggling to keep their American dream alive. As the owners of a prominent local restaurant, they anticipate a global pandemic, racial tensions and generational scars from Cambodia’s “killing fields”.

Limited theater and on-demand releases 18.11

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