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This year's Sundance Film Festival will run from January 19 to 29. 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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Thoroughbreds
Thoroughbreds
Two rich girls contemplate murder in Connecticut
Icarus
Icarus
A documentarian investigating doping in cycling accidentally uncovers an international Olympic scandal.
Strong Island
Strong Island
The filmmaker investigates the shooting of his brother.
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
The role of Native Americans in contemporary music history.
Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman
Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman
A look inside the quiet revolution being led by ordinary people working the land and sea in the US.
Mudbound
Mudbound
Two families clash when Mississippi youths return from the Second World War with new perspectives on race relations.
Dolores
Dolores
A documentary portrait of the woman who started America's first farm worker's union and fought for economic, racial and gender justice.
Dina
Dina
An unconventional love story.
Walking Out
Walking Out
A teenager must summon all his strength so that he and his father can survive after an accident in the wilderness.
Call Me By Your Name
Call Me By Your Name
First love blooms over a long, hot summer for a teenager in Italy.
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Sundance Film Festival Features

World of difference
Writer/producer Alex Lipschultz on the challenges of making Menashe
Dressing the decades
Luca Guadagnino on Call Me By Your Name and the art of costuming
An education
Neasa Ní Chianáin and David Rane on School Life
Landscape of love
Director Francis Lee talks about authenticity and emotion in God's Own Country.
Pastures new
Alec Secareanu and Josh O'Connor on preparing for God's Own Country.
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.
With the workers
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

Films added to Sundance London line-up
Festival favourites play in 'Redford Recommends' strand.
UK director among 13 selected for Sundance Labs
Aleem Khan to develop After Love.
Sundance London titles announced
Festival's 14 features include The Big Sick and A Ghost Story.
Beatriz At Dinner to open Sundance: London
Salma Hayek satire kicks off festival on June 1.
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
News

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

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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