SXSW 2022 Review: Emergency

Year: 2022 Runtime: 105 minutes Directors:  Carey Williams Writers: K.D. Davila Cast: Donald Elise Watkins, RJ Cyler, Sebastian Chacon, Sabrina Carpenter, Maddie Nichols By Tom Moore Impactful conversations on racial discrimination and college party antics come together in director Carey Williams’ latest film, “Emergency”(2022), to make for a fun and funny coming of age story with a gut-punching finale. As Williams introduces “Emergency’s” main duo, … Continue reading SXSW 2022 Review: Emergency

SXSW Online 2021 Review: “R#J”

Year: 2021 Runtime: 91 minutes Director: Carey Williams Writers: Rickie Castaneda, Oleksii Sobolev, Carey Williams Stars: Camaron Engels, Francesca Noel, Russell Hornsby, Jacob Ming-Trent By Valerie Kalfrin What light on yonder smartphone breaks? Director Carey Williams brings Shakespeare’s classic star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet into the digital age with “R#J,” a feature that retells their forbidden romance through texts, FaceTime, and other social media touches. … Continue reading SXSW Online 2021 Review: “R#J”