2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Rainbow Time

Sunday, March 13
12:15PM - 1:46PM

Alamo Lamar D
1120 S Lamar Blvd


Hashtags: #sxsw #RainbowTimeFilm

Todd grew up under the strange shadow of his older mentally challenged brother Shonzi. As kids, Shonzi forced Todd to make action movies. As adults he pressures him to share love life details, even showing Shonzi a sex tape he made with an old girlfriend to help him cope when family tragedy hits. When their dad suffers a heart attack, Shonzi (now 40, and still a virgin) moves in with Todd and his new girlfriend Lindsay. Shonzi wants desperately to be included in their relationship like old times. When Shonzi’s begging become threats to reveal secrets from their past, Todd must find the courage to be honest with Lindsay, even if it means the end of their relationship.

Section: Narrative Spotlight
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: United States
Language: English
Year: 2016
Runtime: 91min

Director: Linas Phillips

Executive Producer: Mel Eslyn, Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass

Producer: Ian Michaels

Screenwriter: Linas Phillips

Cinematographer: Nathan M. Miller

Editor: Libby Cuenin, Nathan Whiteside

Production Designer: Tom Obed

Sound Designer: Maui Holcomb

Music: Heather McIntosh

Additional Credits: Co-producer: Natalie Qasabian, Casting Director: Amey Rene, Story Consultant: Jay Deuby, Costume Designer: Lindsay Monahan, Associate Producer: Michael Soulema, Camera Operator: Janice Min, Camera Operator: Jordan McNeile, Sound Mixer: Will Schulz, Boom Operator: Josh Landis, Gaffer: Jonny Strellman

Principal Cast: Melanie Lynskey, Linas Phillips, Timm Sharp, Tobin Bell, Lauren Weedman, Artemis Pebdani, Jay Duplass, Reagan Yates, Austin Fryberger, Robert Longstreet


A graduate of New York University's Experimental Theater Wing, Linas switched to filmmaking in 2006. His first film was the doc WALKING TO WERNER. Linas' next feature, BASS ACKWARDS, played Sundance in 2010. He guest starred on EASTBOUND AND DOWN and TOGETHERNESS. Recently, he can be seen opposite Jay Duplass in MANSON FAMILY VACATION (SXSW 2015).

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Jessica Lacy
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Kate Patterson, Brigade Marketing



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