SXSW 2023

SXSW 2023: Periodical

SXSW 2023

There are no current or future screenings planned for this film.

Periodical tells the unexpected story of the human body by exploring the marvel and mystery of the menstrual cycle, from the first period to the last. From soccer star Megan Rapinoe who reveals how the Women’s World Cup winning U.S. Soccer team tracks their cycles, to scientists who are discovering the power and possibilities of stem cells found in period blood, to young activists flipping the bill on period tax one state at a time, and celebrities like Gloria Steinem, Naomi Watts, and Anna Konkle advocating in their own rights, we uncover the the shocking truths, challenge taboos, and reveal some hacks and celebrate the untapped potential of this special nutrient-dense blood.


All screenings are General Admission. Seating is subject to capacity and will occur on a priority basis approximately 30 minutes before the screening starts. Attendees are advised to arrive as early as 60 minutes prior to the screening.
1. Primary Access: Film & Platinum Badges with SXXpress Passes
2. Primary Access: Film & Platinum Badges
3. Secondary Access: Film Wristbands, Music & Interactive Badges, Advance Single Tickets
4. Day-of Single Tickets: sold 15 minutes before screening, as capacity allows.