You can soon (OK, eventually) watch 40 SXSW 2017 films on Amazon

According to Variety, Amazon has nabbed the streaming rights to no fewer than 40 movies that appeared at 2017 SXSW Film Festival. The list includes Grand Jury Award winner  “Most Beautiful Island.” The increasingly ominpresent service is slated to pay out about $1.9 million for the titles.

They did this through something called Amazon Video Direct’s Film Festival Stars program, with which they picked up 15 movies from 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

Artist Lance Letscher working on a metal collage. He is the subject of a documentary screening at South by Southwest. Contributed by Jason Gamble Harter

Check out the full story here.

The full list of films:



“Win By Fall,”

“Signature Move,”

“Like Me,”


“Satan Said Dance,”

“Paa Joe & The Lion,”

“A Bad Idea Gone Wrong,”


“The Cloud Forest,”

“The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin,”

“Bad Lucky Goat,”

“Bill Frisell, A Portrait,”

“Divine Divas,”




“The Secret Life of Lance Letscher,”

“I Am Another You,”

“Most Beautiful Island,”

“A Critically Endangered Species,”

“Dara Ju,”


“Ramblin’ Freak,”


“Two Pigeons,”

“Going to Brazil,”


“Meatball Machine Kodoku,”

“The Honor Farm,”

“The Light of the Moon,”

“Flesh and Blood,”

“Fits and Starts,”

“La Barracuda,”


“California Dreams,”

“Easy Living,”

“Let There Be Light,”

“Infinity Baby.”



Author: Joe Gross

Joe Gross has covered books, movies, music and culture for the American-Statesman since 2002. He tweets at @joegross.

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