The Descendants

With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.

Miss Stevens

Stuck at a crossroads in her personal life, it falls on Miss Stevens to chaperone three of her students — Billy, Margot and Sam — on a weekend trip to a drama competition. Exploring the fine line between being a grown up and being a kid, MISS STEVENS is about students becoming teachers and teachers realizing that the messiness of youth never really goes away. [Synopsis courtesy of SXSW]

Night Owls

Workaholic Kevin (Adam Pally) goes home with the beautiful trainwreck Madeline (Rosa Salazar) for a drunken one night stand, but he’s horrified to discover she’s actually his high profile boss’ jilted ex-mistress. After she takes a bottle of sleeping pills, Kevin is forced to keep her awake all night. In order to prevent a media scandal, Kevin needs to keep her at the house until his boss arrives in the morning. As Madeline and Kevin banter through the night, they begin to fall for each other. When Kevin’s boss shows up at the house in the morning, Kevin and Madeline must decide where their loyalties lie. [Synopsis courtesy of SXSW Film Festival]

Despicable Me

In a happy suburban neighbourhood surrounded by white picket fences with flowering rose bushes, sits a black house with a dead lawn. Unbeknownst to the neighbours, hidden deep beneath this home is a vast secret hideout. Surrounded by an army of tireless, little yellow minions, we discover Gru, planning the biggest heist in the history of the world. He is going to steal the moon (Yes, the moon!) to prove to his Mum that he is better than the other super-villains, especially the new kid on the block, Vector. Gru delights in all things wicked. Armed with his arsenal of shrink rays, freeze guns and battle-ready vehicles for land and air, he vanquishes all who stand in his way. Until the day he encounters the immense will of three little orphaned girls who look at him and see something that no one else has ever seen: a potential dad.

What to Expect When You’re Expecting

A look at love through the eyes of five interconnected couples experiencing the thrills and surprises of having a baby, and ultimately coming to understand the universal truth that no matter what you plan for, life doesn’t always deliver what’s expected.