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The 2016 edition will run from January 21 to 31 in Park City, Utah. The Day One films are Chris Kelly’s Other People, Felix van Groeningen's Belgica and Kevin Macdonald’s Sky Ladder: The Art Of Cai Guo-Qiang.

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How To Let Go Of The World (And Love All The Things Climate Can't Change)
How To Let Go Of The World (And Love All The Things Climate Can't Change)
Climate change documentary.
How childhood stress can have an impact on physical health in adulthood.
Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson documents her career working with filmmakers.
Lo And Behold, Reveries Of The Connected World
Lo And Behold, Reveries Of The Connected World
A documentary about the internet and its impact on human experience.
The Eyes Of My Mother
The Eyes Of My Mother
A young woman tries to work out how to live after emerging from a childhood scarred by brutal violence.
Complete Unknown
Complete Unknown
An enigmatic woman walks back into the life of a man she knew before.
Life, Animated
Life, Animated
The story of an autistic man who was able to reconnect with his family via Disney films.
The Birth Of A Nation
The Birth Of A Nation
The story of Nat Turner's slave uprising.
Notes On Blindness
Notes On Blindness
Adaptation of John Hull's audio diary about the experience of losing his sight.
Jacqueline (Argentine)
Jacqueline (Argentine)
Mockumentary about a whistleblower on the lam in Argentina.
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Sundance Film Festival Features

Blond ambition
Atsuko Hirayanagi on Shinobu Terajima, Josh Hartnett, and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's role in Oh Lucy!
The X factor
Stephen Kijak on his career and rockumentary We Are X.
Framing the shot
Kirsten Johnson on Cameraperson and the importance of contradictions.
Soaring ambition
Otto Bell on shooting The Eagle Huntress and the remarkable star of his documentary.
Stranger than fiction
Jeff Feuerzeig on documenting the creation of a 'literary myth' in Author: The JT Leroy Story
Q & A
Brahman Naman director on men, music and the resurgence of Indian cinema.
Fish and quips
Naman Ramachandran and Steve Barron talk about brains and libido in Brahman Naman.
Story of The Settlers
Shimon Dotan on the history and potential future of Israeli settlers in the West Bank.
Terror in Tehran
Babak Anvari talks about inspiration, the djinn myth and the trouble with dolls in Under The Shadow.
Noting the difference
Composers Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans talk about Christine, Frank & Lola and The Fits.
Music of the ancestors
Atli Örvarsson on his family connection to Rams, a move to Europe and drawing on tradition.
No holds barred
Felix van Groeningen on music, hedonism and real-life inspiration in Belgica.
Sundance 2016: Festival Preview
Films we're looking forward to at this year's edition.
Taking stock
Grímur Hákonarson on shooting Rams, running for the Oscars and Icelandic co-operation.
Moving on up
Anna Rose Holmer on adolescence, gender identity and self-determination in The Fits.

Sundance Film Festival News

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 London titles announced
Morris From America, Weiner and Tallulah in line-up.
Birth Of A Nation and Sonita big winners at Sundance
Weiner and Sand Storm complete top prizes.
Danfung Dennis introduces 360 degree film experience
Condition One Virtual Reality is exhibited at Sundance.
Sundance 2016: Opening press conference
Cooper, Putnam and Redford happy to talk about diversity, audiences but not politics.
Sundance London dates brought forward
Move to June 2-5 avoids Doc/Fest clash.
Sundance completes line-up
Premieres, Documentary Premieres, Spotlight, Sundance Kids and announced.
Sundance announces New Frontier titles
Festival celebrates 10 years of pushing boundaries.
Sundance announces competition titles
Line-up set for US and World Dramatic and Documentary sections, plus Next.
Sundance reveals Midnight line-up
Rob Zombie and Kevin Smith among directors featured.
Sundance returns to London
Dates and venue set for 2016.

Sundance Film Festival Galleries

Sundance 2016: US Dramatic Competition in pictures
Images from the 16 competing films.
Sundance 2016: US Documentary Competition in pictures
Images from the 16 competing films.
Sundance 2016: NEXT in pictures
Images from the 10 films.
Sundance 2016: Midnight in pictures
Images from the late-night line-up.

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