Sundance Film Festival 2012

With media installations, multimedia performances, transmedia experiences, panels, film screenings, and more, New Frontier highlights work that celebrates experimentation and the expansion of cinema culture through the convergence of film, art, and new media technology. These films complement the previously announced installations and performances in the New Frontier venue at the Festival.

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An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Terence Nance; Writer: Terence Nance; Stars: Terence Nance, Namik Minter, Chanelle Pearson)
A quixotic young man humorously courses live action and various animated landscapes as he tries to understand himself after a mystery girl stands him up.
World premiere
Bestiaire (Country: Canada, France; Year: 2012; Director: Denis Côté; Writer: Denis Côté)
Documentary meditation on man's relationship with animals.
The Perception Of Moving Targets (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Weston Carlisle Currie; Writer: Weston Carlisle Currie; Stars: Brighid Thomas, Cherie Blackfeather, Gerald Casey, Tom Wood, Jin Camou), Official Site
A segmenting journey into the dreams of four neighbours.
Room 237 (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Rodney Ascher)
Wander down the corridors of the Overlook Hotel in this exploration of theories surrounding Stanley Kubrick's The Shining.
World premiere
whiteonwhite:algorithmicnoir (Country: US, Kazakhstan; Year: 2012; Director: Eve Sussman, Rufus Corporation; Writer: Eve Sussman, Kevin Messman, Jeff Wood; Stars: Jeff Wood, Marina Fedorenko)
A computer program assembles raw elements of music, dialogue, sound and footage shot in Kazakhstan into a generative noir mystery film in this live algorithmic performance.
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