SXSW Film Festival announces features, series and Opening Night film

SXSW officials have announced the movies and series that will be featured at this year's SXSW Film Festival and the slate includes the world premiere of a documentary series on Greg Kelley.

The series is called "Outcry" and will tell the story of Kelley, the former star Leander High School football player, who was convicted of two counts of super aggravated sexual assault of child in 2014. He spent three years in prison before being released on bond in 2017. Kelley was eventually exonerated by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in November 2019.

The Kelley series is expected to air on Showtime.

Officials announced the Opening Night Film as "The King of Staten Island" which stars "Saturday Night Live" star Pete Davidson and is directed by Judd Apatow.

Other highlghts:

"Bad Trip" directed by Kitao Sakurai and starring Eric Andre, Lil Rel Howery and Tiffany Haddish.

"Beastie Boys Story" directed by Spike Jonze.

"The Lovebirds" starring Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae.

For a full list of the films and series that will be showing you can go here.

SXSW is also looking for volunteers who can be a part of all the action of all the festivals. Get details here or below when Event Staffing and Resource Associate Michael Kane stopped by Good Day Austin to talk about volunteering with Amanda Salinas.