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We Are Little Zombies
We Are Little Zombies
Their parents are dead. They should be sad, but they can't cry. So they form a kick-ass band. This is the story of four 13-year-olds in search of their emotions.
Judy And Punch
Judy And Punch
Puppeteers Judy and Punch are trying to resurrect their marionette show. The show is a hit due to Judy's superior puppeteering but Punch's driving ambition and penchant for whisky lead to a inevitable tragedy that Judy must avenge.
To The Stars
To The Stars
Under small town scrutiny, a withdrawn farmer’s daughter forges an intimate friendship with a worldly but reckless new girl in 1960s Oklahoma.
The Infiltrators
The Infiltrators
A rag-tag group of undocumented youth – Dreamers – deliberately get detained by Border Patrol in order to infiltrate a shadowy, for-profit detention centre.
The Edge Of Democracy
The Edge Of Democracy
Consideration of post-dictatorship politics and the resurgent right in Brazil.
The Lodge
The Lodge
A young woman and her reticent new stepchildren find themselves isolated in the family’s remote winter cabin, locked away to dredge up the mysteries of her dark past.
American Factory
American Factory
In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring 2,000 blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.
The Report
The Report
The story of Daniel Jones, lead investigator for the US Senate’s sweeping study into the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program, which was found to be brutal, immoral and ineffective. With the truth at stake, Jones battled tirelessly to make public what many in power sought to keep hidden.
Luce
Luce
A married couple is forced to reckon with their idealised image of their son, adopted from war-torn Eritrea, after an alarming discovery by a devoted high school teacher threatens his status as an all-star student.
The Biggest Little Farm
The Biggest Little Farm
Filmmaker chronicles his own efforts and that of his wife, to trade in their city life for a small farm dream.
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Sundance Film Festival Features

The hidden palette
Kirill Mikhanovsky and Alice Austen on the conflicts they overcame to make Give Me Liberty
Bringing different worlds together
Lolo Spencer on casting people with disabilities and Give Me Liberty
Threshold of the screen
Rick Alverson on Denis Lavant's threshold move, Disney, and music in The Mountain
Following a family's flight
Emelie Mahdavian and Su Kim talk about the challenges of editing and producing Midnight Traveler
Spellbinding
Frédéric Tcheng on Liza Minnelli, Elsa Peretti, Tavi Gevinson and the Battle of Versailles in Halston
As she sees it
Ashley Connor on Madeline’s Madeline and her career as a cinematographer
Dressing up
Joanna Hogg, Tilda Swinton and Honor Swinton Byrne on the costumes in The Souvenir
A rose between thorns
Alison Klayman on Steve Bannon and The Brink
Capturing a life behind the camera
Kim Longinotto and Ollie Huddleston on Shooting The Mafia
Top End Team
Miranda Tapsell, Gwilym Lee, Wayne Blair and Joshua Tyler on Aussie rom-com
Sundance: Episode Three
Parenthood and experiemental filmmaking in Boyhood and 52 Tuesdays.
Creating the Kingdom
Ben Mendelsohn talks about Animal Kingdom, manipulation and playing Rupert Murdoch.

Sundance Film Festival News

John Cooper steps aside at Sundance
Festival director to take up emeritus director role after next year's edition
The Farewell favourite at Sundance London
Lula Wang's comedy drama takes audience award
Line-up for Sundance London announced
Late Night opens festival
The Souvenir, Clemency and Honeyland win at Sundance
One Child Nation and Brittany Runs A Marathon also in awards
Stars join 4% Challenge
Hammer, Witherspoon, Feig among stars pledging to make film with female director
Stepping back and forward at the Sundance opening press conference
Putnam on diversity push and Redford says he's ready for change
French honour for Sundance Kid
Robert Redford to receive Special César award
Sundance announces juries
Akhavan, Chazelle and Campion will head to Utah
UK filmmaker among 15 chosen for Sundance Labs
Dionne Edwards takes Pretty Red Dress to Utah
Sundance announces diverse line-up
40% of 112 features directed by women
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A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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