The Son Of No One will close the festival The Son Of No One will close the festival

The daddy of all independent festivals celebrates its 27th edition in 2011. Run in conjunction with the Sundance Institute - set up by Robert Redford to support independent film.

This year's festival runs from January 20 to 30 and will close with Dito Montiel's The Son Of No One. This year also sees the introduction of a new section - Documentary Premieres - to give greater exposure to this expanding area.

Got a feature or short film screening at Sundance 2011 and want us to review it? If you have a screener, please feel free to send it to us.

Listen to a sleep-deprived Amber Wilkinson talk about Sundance hits and misses with US critic Jeremy Mathews over at The Same Dame Podcast.

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Sundance Latest Reviews

Sound Of My Voice
Sound Of My Voice
Two skeptics set out to debunk a cult surrounding a woman who claims to be from the future.
Sing Your Song
Sing Your Song
Documentary charting the career of Harry Belafonte - singer, actor and political activist.
Perfect Sense
Perfect Sense
A chef and an epidemiologist fall in love, just as the world is falling apart.
Corman’s World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel
Corman’s World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel
Tracks the triumphant rise of Hollywood’s most prolific writer-director-producer, the godfather of independent filmmaking.
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
Documentary about the man behind the Muppet.
Position Among The Stars
Position Among The Stars
The effects of globalisation in Indonesia’s rapidly changing society ripple into the life of a poor Christian woman living in the slums of Jakarta with her Muslim sons and teenage granddaughter.
On The Ice
On The Ice
After a fight in which their friend is killed, two Alaskan teenagers try to cover up what happened and keep their mutual secret.
Terri
Terri
An unhappy, overweight boy with a difficult home life finds inspiration in a deputy headteacher who loves to break the rules.
The Bengali Detective
The Bengali Detective
A private detective with a passion for disco tries to clean up the streets of Kolkata in a documentary like no other.
Family Portrait In Black And White
Family Portrait In Black And White
A middle aged Ukrainian woman raises twenty seven children in a crumbling rural house, whilst racial prejudice threatens the security of many of the adoptees.
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Sundance Film Festival Features

Nim remembered
Bob Ingersoll talks about his friendship with the chimp at the heart of documentary Project Nim.
Capturing Life In A Day
Kevin Macdonald talks about creating his latest film from a series of YouTube submissions.
Submarine director on the rise
Richard Ayoade on his comedy film debut, the influence of Taxi Driver and why he's not a film buff.
Sundance 2011: Day Six
Martha Marcy May Marlene, Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same and Restless City
Sundance 2011: Day Five
Ewen Bremner and David Mackenzie talk Perfect Sense, Kevin Macdonald discusses Life In A Day, and a look at The Cinema Hold Up.
Sundance 2011: Day Four
Red State, Perfect Sense, Life In A Day and a drama of my own making.
Sundance 2011: Day Three
Ticket To Paradise, Terri and a chat with Richard Ayoade.
Sundance 2011: Day Two
Win Win, Tom McCarthy and The Ledge.
Sundance 2011: Opening night and day one
Redford on retiring, plus reviews of Submarine, Tyrannosaur, Project Nim, The Music Never Stopped and Kaboom.
John Cooper talks Sundance and rebellion
As Sundance kicks off, here's what the festival director said about stepping up to the top job last year.

Sundance Film Festival News

Sundance announces documentary film grants
British co-production Dayani Cristal among recipients.
Sundance London opening event announced
Evening with Robert Redford and T Bone Burnett to kick off weekend
Sundance announces documentary grants
Three UK projects among recipients of of £358,000 funding
Sundance London festival announced
Robert Redford launches four-day event at O2 arena.
Great night for British film at Sundance
Paddy Considine, Asif Kapadia, Peter Mullan and Olivia Colman among winners
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A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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