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Sundance Film Festival
Friday, Jan. 20, 2017
What started as a Sundance celebration turned into a cautionary tale.
No one foresaw the ultimate collapse of Nate Parker's "Birth of a Nation" after its stellar reception at the Sundance Film Festival last year, when perfect timing, immense hype and a vigorous bidding war resulted in a...
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017
Ten years after the watershed environmental documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" debuted, climate change is as dire as ever and yet the solutions are right in front of us, say directors Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, whose film "An Inconvenient Sequel" kicks off the Sundance Film Festival on Thursday...
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017
Whether muse or friend or both, actors and directors choosing to work together again is a tale as old as cinema.
It's no different this year at the Sundance Film Festival, which kicks off in Park City, Utah on Thursday and sees the reteaming of some must-see collaborators, from "I'll See...
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016
Sixty-eight short films will complement the lineup of longer fare at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The short film slate aligns thematically with other Festival categories, including Midnight and The New Climate, the Festival’s new programming strand highlighting climate change and the...
Monday, Dec. 5, 2016
Former “Daily Show” correspondent Jessica Williams flexes her dramatic chops, Cate Blanchett pays homage to great 20th century artists and “Silicon Valley” star Kumail Nanjiani tells a very personal story in some of the films premiering at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016
Now in its second decade of breaking new ground at the forefront of art and technology, Sundance Institute has curated an in-depth vision of storytelling’s future for the 2017 edition of New Frontier at the Sundance Film Festival, January 19-29 in Park City. The full slate — including...
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016
Jenny Slate reunites with her “Obvious Child” director in the ‘90s-set “Landline,” Sam Elliott plays a stoner Western film icon in “The Hero,” Aubrey Plaza gets serious in “Ingrid Goes West,” and Jennifer Aniston teams up with the future Han Solo, Alden Ehrenreich, in the Gulf War drama “The...
Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
Director Asif Kapadia is a double threat on the festival circuit, scoring in recent years on the narrative feature and documentary fronts. On the latter score, his first film to make the Sundance grade came in 2011 when Senna, which examined the life of legendary Formula One driver...
Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016
Sundance Institute announced the prizes in feature filmmaking at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, with top awards going to Between Sea and Land, The Birth of a Nation, First Girl I Loved, Jim: The James Foley Story, Sand Storm, Sonita and Weiner...
Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
A year ago, first-time director Nate Parker was still struggling get together the $10 million he needed to make his passion project, a film that tells the story of slave rebellion leader Nat Turner.
On Tuesday, a day after the film debuted at the...