(Simon Pegg, left, in Run, Fat Boy, Run)
21 isn’t the only film we’re ready to announce for SXSW 2008. Here’s more of the new list, as we ramp up for this year’s lineup:
At the Death House Door, directed by Steve James and Peter Gilbert
A sobering and powerful story of the wrongful execution of Carlos DeLuna and the Death House Chaplain, Pastor Carroll Pickett, who spent the last day of DeLuna’s life with him.
Dreams With Sharp Teeth, directed by Erik Nelson
A documentary portrait of acclaimed author Harlan Ellison, as he looks back on his fabled and influential career as one of the world’s top science fiction writers.
Flawless, directed by Michael Radford
In 1960s London, a talented but overlooked diamond executive (Demi Moore) is convinced to participate in a jewelry heist when a veteran janitor (Michael Caine) hatches a plan.
Run, Fat Boy, Run, directed by David Schwimmer
An out-of-shape divorced father (Simon Pegg) makes one last attempt to win back the respect of his son, his ex-wife (Thandie Newton), and the community around him. All he has to do is finish his first marathon.
Wild Blue Yonder, directed by Celia Maysles
Celia Maysles had no idea her father and his brother Albert were pioneers of verite documentary filmmaking. Determined to uncover the secrets surrounding her background, Celia sets out on a quest to rediscover her father by using his own artistic process.