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Advocate
Advocate
Biographical documentary about Lea Tsemel who defends Palestinians: from feminists to fundamentalists, from non-violent demonstrators to armed militants.
Knock Down The House
Knock Down The House
Four young Democratic candidates take on established incumbents in the US 2018 election.
Late Night
Late Night
A late-night talk show host’s world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women separated by culture and generation are united by their love of a biting punchline.
Hail Satan?
Hail Satan?
A look at the intersection of religion and activism, tracing the rise of The Satanic Temple: only six years old and already one of the most controversial religious movements in American history. The Temple is calling for a Satanic revolution to save the nation’s soul. But are they for real?
The Nightingale
The Nightingale
A young convict in a penal colony seeks revenge.
Corporate Animals
Corporate Animals
Disaster strikes when the egotistical CEO of an edible cutlery company leads her long-suffering staff on a corporate team-building trip in New Mexico. Trapped underground, this mismatched and disgruntled group must pull together to survive.
The Farewell
The Farewell
A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family’s decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.
Apollo 11
Apollo 11
A purely archival reconstruction of humanity’s first trip to another world, featuring never-before-seen 70mm footage and never-before-heard audio from the mission.
Halston
Halston
From Iowa to Studio 54, this investigation into the rags-to-riches story of America's first superstar designer uncovers the cautionary tale of an artist who sold his name to Wall Street.
Birds Of Passage
Birds Of Passage
Story of a family who become involved with the drugs trade.
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Sundance Film Festival Features

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.

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