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This year's Sundance Film Festival will run from January 19 to 29. So far, the feature film line-up has been announced, with shorts to follow. Day One films included Pop Aye and The Workers Cup. Read about the New Frontier installations, films and augmented/virtual reality here.

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Cries From Syria
Cries From Syria
Overview of the conflict in Syria.
Rememory
Rememory
A man investigates the suspicious death of a scientist while using his invention to try to overcome trauma from the past.
Beach Rats
Beach Rats
A Brooklyn teen struggles with his sexuality.
City Of Ghosts
City Of Ghosts
The citizen journalists risking their lives to report on atrocities within in Syria.
Kuso
Kuso
Broadcasting through a makeshift network of discarded televisions, this story is tangled up in the aftermath of Los Angeles's worst earthquake nightmare.
Patti Cake$
Patti Cake$
A New Jersey kid dreams of making it as a rapper.
Frantz
Frantz
In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiancé's grave to lay flowers.
Their Finest
Their Finest
A British film crew in the Second World War makes a propaganda film.
The Good Postman
The Good Postman
In a small Bulgarian village troubled by the ongoing refugee crisis, a local postman runs for mayor — and learns that even minor deeds can outweigh good intentions.
Fun Mom Dinner
Fun Mom Dinner
Four mums decide to de-stress on a girls' night out.
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Sundance Film Festival Features

Portrait of a Lady
William Oldroyd on austerity and colour-blind casting in his debut Lady Macbeth.
Train of thought
Craig Johnson and Daniel Clowes on tattoos, Wilson, and being the voice of a dog.
Taking the lead
Judy Greer on working with dogs in Wilson.
A man who speaks his mind
Woody Harrelson on truth tellers and Wilson.
World of difference
Adam Sobel on his portrait of the Qatar migrant labour force The Workers Cup.
Making The Wound
John Trengove talks about the challenges of his coming-of-age drama.
Cate Blanchett on stage and screens
Taking on The Present and speaking out in Manifesto.

Sundance Film Festival News

Sundance announces award winners
Top prizes go to I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore and The Nile Hilton Incident.
Marjorie Prime wins Sloan Award
Winners of Sundance commissioning, episodic storytelling grants and lab fellowship also revealed.
Redford: I think the election will galvanize people
Sundance founder on staying out of politics but getting involved with the environment at opening press conference.
Sundance announces 2017 Premieres, Midnight, Spotlight selections
The Incredible Jessica James will close festival.
Sundance reveals New Frontier programme
Live performances and augmented reality feature in line-up.
Sundance announces competition titles and NEXT
Festival to highlight theme of climate change.
Sundance London announces 2017 dates
Festival returns to Picturehouse from June 1 to 4.

Sundance Film Festival Galleries

Sundance 2017: US Dramatic Competition in pictures
Stills from the competing films
Sundance 2017: US Documentary Competition
Images from the competition films
Sundance 2017: NEXT in pictures
Stills from the 10 titles
Sundance 2017: Midnight in pictures
Stills for the dead of night selection
Sundance 2017: Premieres and Documentary Premieres in pictures
Images from the non-competition sections
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