2016 Schedule

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

Little Sister

Thursday, March 17
10:30PM - 12:01AM

Alamo Lamar B
1120 S Lamar Blvd


Hashtags: #sxsw #littlesisterthemovie

October, 2008. Young nun Colleen is avoiding all contact from her family, until an email from her mother announces, “Your brother is home.” On returning to her childhood home in Asheville, NC, she finds her old room exactly how she left it: painted black and covered in goth/metal posters. Her parents are happy enough to see her, but unease and awkwardness abounds. Her brother is living as a recluse in the guesthouse since returning home from the Iraq war. During Colleen’s visit, tensions rise and fall with a little help from Halloween, pot cupcakes, and GWAR. Little Sister is a sad comedy about family – a schmaltz-free, pathos-drenched, feel good movie for the little goth girl inside us all.

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

Director: Zach Clark

Executive Producer: Peter Gilbert, Eddie Linker, Joe Swanberg, Jennifer Brown, Ash Christian, Chris Kenny, Chip & Jennifer Lunsford, Joseph Pattisall, Daryl Pittman, Pierce Varous, Farah White

Producer: Zach Clark, Melodie Sisk, Daryl Pittman

Screenwriter: Zach Clark, Story by Zach Clark & Melodie Sisk

Cinematographer: Daryl Pittman

Editor: Zach Clark

Music: Fritz Myers

Principal Cast: Addison Timlin, Ally Sheedy, Keith Poulson, Peter Hedges, Kristin Slaysman, Molly Plunk, Barbara Crampton


Zach Clark is the writer and director of MODERN LOVE IS AUTOMATIC, VACATION!, and WHITE REINDEER. His films have screened across the US and Europe at festivals including SXSW, Outfest, Edinburgh, and Stockholm. In 2013, IFC Films released his most recent feature, WHITE REINDEER. He currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Sales Agent: Forager Film Company

Public Film Contact
Zach Clark
Little Sister, LLC

Publicity Contact
Rob Scheer



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