Women and Horror at SXSW 2022 – Alexandra Heller-Nicholas reports

It’s almost SXSW o’clock in Austin, and the alarm is set for an impressive range of women-helmed horror films and others that delve into similarly dark, macabre or just good old fashioned unladylike territory. Whether it’s serial killers in Romania, bachelorette parties in Australia or ghosthunters in Utah, from the beloved Midnighters program and beyond this year’s SXSW is full to the brim with a diverse range of films that prove once again the domain of women’s filmmaking is often much wider than commonly assumed.

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