Sundance Film Festival 2019

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Give Me Liberty Give Me Liberty
Give Me Liberty and Adam
Adam (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Rhys Ernst; Writer: Ariel Schrag; Stars: Nicholas Alexander, India Menuez, Leo Sheng, Chloe Levine, Margaret Qualley)
Awkward teenager Adam arrives to spend his final high school summer with his older sister, who has thrown herself into New York City's lesbian and trans activist scene. Over the summer, Adam and those around him experience love, friendship, and attendant hard truths in this coming-of-age comedy.
World premiere
The Death Of Dick Long (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Daniel Scheinert; Writer: Billy Chew; Stars: Michael Abbott Jr., Virginia Newcomb, Andre Hyland, Sarah Baker, Jess Weixler)
Dick died last night, and Zeke and Earl don't want anybody finding out how. That's too bad though, cause news travels fast in small-town Alabama.
World premiere
Give Me Liberty (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Kirill Mikhanovsky; Writer: Alice Austen, Kirill Mikhanovsky; Stars: Maxim Stoyanov, Lauren 'Lolo' Spencer, Chris Galust, Maxim Stoyanov, Lauren 'Lolo' Spencer, Chris Galust)
When a riot breaks out in Milwaukee, America's most segregated city, medical transport driver Vic is torn between his promise to get a group of elderly Russians to a funeral and his desire to help Tracy, a young black woman with ALS.
World premiere. Day One Film
The Infiltrators (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Cristina Ibarra, Alex Rivera; Stars: Maynor Alvarado, Manuel Uriza, Chelsea Rendon, Juan Gabriel Pareja, Vik Sahay)
A rag-tag group of undocumented youth – Dreamers – deliberately get detained by Border Patrol in order to infiltrate a shadowy, for-profit detention centre.
World premiere
Light From Light (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Paul Harrill; Writer: Paul Harrill; Stars: Marin Ireland, Jim Gaffigan, Josh Wiggins, Atheena Frizzell, David Cale)
Shelia, a single mum and sometime paranormal investigator, is enlisted to investigate a possible “haunting” at a widower’s farmhouse in East Tennessee.
World premiere
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Selah And The Spades and Paradise Hills
Paradise Hills (Country: US, Spain; Year: 2019; Director: Alice Waddington; Writer: Brian DeLeeuw, Nacho Vigalondo, Alice Waddington; Stars: Awkwafina, Emma Roberts, Eiza González, Milla Jovovich, Jeremy Irvine, Danielle Macdonald, Arnaud Valois, Daniel Horvath, Liliana Cabal, James Giblin, Karina Kolokolchykova, Joey Sordyl, Hunter Tremayne, Gary Anthony Stennette, Johnny Melville)
A young woman is sent to Paradise Hills to be reformed, only to learn that the high-class facility's beautiful facade hides a sinister secret.
World premiere
Premature (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Rashaad Ernesto Green; Writer: Rashaad Ernesto Green, Zora Howard; Stars: Meeya Davis, Imani Lewis, Tashiana Washington, Ozzie Stewart, Carter Redwood, Joshua Boone, Myha'la Herrold, W. Tré Davis, Michelle Wilson, Ade Otukoya, Ratnesh Dubey, Zora Howard, Nile Bullock, Cecil Blutcher, Bobbi A Bordley)
The summer before she leaves for college, Ayanna meets handsome and mysterious outsider Isaiah; her entire world is turned upside down as she navigates the demanding terrain of young love against a changing Harlem landscape.
World premiere
Selah And The Spades (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Tayarisha Poe; Writer: Tayarisha Poe; Stars: Lovie Simone, Celeste O'Connor, Jharrel Jerome, Gina Torres, Jesse Williams)
Five factions run the underground life of the prestigious Haldwell boarding school. At the head of the most powerful faction - The Spades - sits Selah Summers. By turns charming and callous, she chooses whom to keep close and whom to cut loose, walking the fine line between being feared and loved.
World premiere
Sister Aimee (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Samantha Buck, Marie Schlingmann; Writer: Samantha Buck, Marie Schlingmann; Stars: Michael Mosley, Macon Blair, Amy Hargreaves, Julie White, Luce Rains, Lee Eddy, Bill Wise, Anna Margaret Hollyman, Nathan Zellner, David Born, Luis Bordonada, Carlton Caudle, Gary Teague, Justin Arnold, Shane Jacobsen)
In 1926, America's most famous evangelist is a woman. And she's looking for a way out. Fed up with her own success, she gets swept up in her lover's daydreams about Mexico and finds herself on a wild road trip towards the border. Based on true events. Mostly made up.
World premiere
The Wolf Hour (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Alistair Banks Griffin; Writer: Alistair Banks Griffin; Stars: Naomi Watts, Brennan Brown, Jennifer Ehle, Emory Cohen, Jeremy Bobb, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Maritza Veer, Ohene Cornelius, Justin Clarke, Angel Christian Roman, Pedro Hollywood, Richard Bird, John Palacio, Sean Pilz, Naomi Watts)
Once a known counterculture figure, June E Leigh now lives in self-imposed exile in her South Bronx apartment during the incendiary '77 Summer of Sam. When an unseen tormentor begins exploiting June’s weaknesses, her insular universe begins to unravel.
World premiere

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