This year's festival will run from January 23 to February 2 and feature 118 feature films from 27 countries. Day One films are Crip Camp, Cuties, The Painter And The Thief, Summertime and Taylor Swift: Miss Americana and Bad Hair.

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Relic
Relic
When Edna, the elderly and widowed matriarch of the family, goes missing, her daughter Kay and granddaughter Sam travel to their remote family home to find her. Soon after her return, they start to discover a sinister presence haunting the house and taking control of Edna.
Coded Bias
Coded Bias
Considering the racial bias issues of AI and facial recognition.
Welcome To Chechnya
Welcome To Chechnya
This searing investigative work shadows a group of activists risking unimaginable peril to confront the ongoing anti-LGBTQ pogrom raging in the repressive and closed Russian republic.
Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets
Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets
In the shadows of the bright lights of Las Vegas, it's last call for a beloved dive bar known as the Roaring 20s. A document of real people, in an unreal situation, facing an uncertain future: America at the end of 2016.
Ema
Ema
A dancer and her choreographer husband find themselves trying to stop their lives falling apart after an adoption goes awry.
The Assistant
The Assistant
A day in the life of Jane, an assistant to a high-powered film executive.
The Perfect Candidate
The Perfect Candidate
A young female Saudi doctor decides to run for election.
And Then We Danced
And Then We Danced
A dancer falls in love with his fiercest rival.
Come Away
Come Away
Before Alice found Wonderland, and Peter became Pan, they were brother and sister. When their brother dies in an accident, they seek to save their parents from downward spirals until finally they're forced to choose between home and imagination, setting the stage for their iconic journeys into Wonderland and Neverland.
Promising Young Woman
Promising Young Woman
Everyone said Cassie was a promising young woman... until something abruptly derailed her future. Nothing in Cassie’s life is as it appears: she’s smart, cunning, and living a double life by night. Now, Cassie has a chance to right the wrongs of the past in this thrilling take on revenge.
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Wake up call for dreamer Noémie
Awards attention hots up for Portrait actress on fire
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Tabitha Jackson named as new festival head
Sundance looks to future
Festival skips press conference as chiefs talk of evolution and revolution
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Hawke, Rossellini, Rees and Araki all feature
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Jolie, Wishaw, Riseborough and Affleck among star names
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Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

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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