Here are some of the films likely to get attention at this year's
Since his last film, "Arthur," bombed at the box office and he divorced pop star
This is poised to be Amy Schumer's breakout year. The stand-up comedian is set to host the upcoming
The writing-directing debut for actor
Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney is in the midst of a breathtaking run of work. This year he has premiered an expose on Scientology, and next month he will also unveil a biographical film on Frank Sinatra. He brings a new portrait of late tech guru Steve Jobs to South by Southwest.
'A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story'
Once branded "The Ugliest Woman in the World" by a cruel Internet commenter, Lizzie Velasquez has always battled bullies. Born with a rare disease that makes her unable to gain weight, Velasquez recently started fighting back against her tormentors. In this film, we see her prepare for her viral TED talk and travel to Washington, D.C., to speak to lawmakers about her plight.
Hannah Fidell's second feature (following the haunting "A Teacher") is a bold drama that traces the end of a relationship with standout performances by Taissa Farmiga and Ben Rosenfield that are at once fearsome and tender.