SXSW: Get Ready For The Party of the Year “Pirates” (Narrative Spotlight)


Written & Directed by Reggie Yates

Starring Elliott Edusah, Reda Elazouar, Jordan Peters

Section: Narrative Spotlight


New Year’s Eve 1999. Cappo (ELLIOT EDUSAH), Two Tonne (JORDAN PETERS) and Kid (REDA ELAZOUAR) drive through London in their tiny Peugeot 205, pumping a live garage set from the stereo and arguing about their Avirex jackets and Naf Naf imports. As the eighteen-year olds step into adulthood they know their lives and friendships are on the brink of change. Determined to end the century on a bang they drive from place to place in a desperate search for tickets for the best millennium party EVER. In their efforts to end up somewhere, they end up closer together.

Country: United Kingdom

Language: English

Writer/Director: Reggie Yates

Cast: Elliot Edusah, Jordan Peters, Reda Elazouar, Kassius Nelson, Youssef Kerkour, Rebekkah Murrell, Shiloh Coke, Tosin Cole, Aaron Shosanya

Executive Producers: Rose Garnett, Farhana Bhula, Jim Reeve

Producers: Kate Norrish, Polly Leys

Cinematographer: Rachel Clark

Editor: Ash White

2022 SXSW Screenings

All Times Below In CST

International Premiere: Friday, March 11th at 5:30 PM, Alamo Lamar A

Second Screening (Virtual Only): Saturday, March 12 at 9:00 AM

Third Screening: Monday, March 14th at 7:30 PM, Alamo Lamar C

Fourth Screening: Wednesday, March 16th at 6:45 PM, Violet Crown Cinema 2

Fifth Screening: Wednesday, March 16th at 7:15 PM, Violet Crown Cinema 4

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