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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Cuties
Cuties
Amy, 11 years old, meets a group of dancers called "Cuties”. Fascinated, she initiates herself to a sensual dance, hoping to join their band and escape family dysfunction...
Dick Johnson Is Dead
Dick Johnson Is Dead
With this inventive portrait, a cameraperson seeks a way to keep her 86-year-old father alive forever. Utilising moviemaking magic and her family’s dark humour, she celebrates Dr Dick Johnson’s last years by staging fantasies of death and beyond. Together, dad and daughter confront the great inevitability awaiting us all.
Jumbo
Jumbo
Jeanne, a shy young woman, works in an amusement park. Fascinated by carousels, she still lives at home with her mother. That’s when Jeanne meets Jumbo, the park’s new flagship attraction...
Farewell Amor
Farewell Amor
Reunited after a 17-year separation, Walter, an Angolan immigrant, is joined in the US by his wife and teenage daughter. Now absolute strangers sharing a one-bedroom apartment, they discover a shared love of dance that may help overcome the emotional distance between them.
His House
His House
A young refugee couple makes a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, but then they struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an evil lurking beneath the surface.
The Father
The Father
Anthony is 80 years old. He lives alone in London and refuses the caregivers that his daughter tries to impose upon him. Yet his need for help is becoming more pressing.
Time
Time
Fox Rich fights for her husband’s release from jail, after he is sentenced to 60 years of incarceration for a bank robbery, a crime she also served time for in the Nineties.
Miss Juneteenth
Miss Juneteenth
Turquoise, a former beauty queen turned hardworking single mother, prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the “Miss Juneteenth” pageant, hoping to keep her from repeating the same mistakes in life that she did.
Palm Springs
Palm Springs
When carefree Nyles and reluctant maid of honour Sarah have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated the next morning when they find themselves unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other.
Boys State
Boys State
In an unusual experiment, a thousand 17-year-old boys from Texas join together to build a representative government from the ground up.
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Sundance Film Festival Features

Looking for justice
Jayro Bustamante in conversation on justice, Guatemala and the women in La Llorona
A Mayan princess
Jayro Bustamante on seeing a legend differently in La Llorona
Painting a dual perspective
Director Benjamin Ree chats about documentary The Painter And The Thief
Sniffing out secrets
Directors Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw chat about their documentary The Truffle Hunters
Teen odyssey
We talk to Never Rarely Sometimes Always director Eliza Hittman and star Sidney Flanigan about their quietly devastating drama
Engaged with nature
Benh Zeitlin on nature, casting, a donkey tale and the wild mothers in Wendy
Wake up call for dreamer Noémie
Awards attention hots up for Portrait actress on fire
On the bumpy road to bromance
From Sundance short to prize-winning feature
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Sundance Film Festival News

Sundance announces line-up
Streamlined festival to feature Wright, Wheatley and Hall
Minari, Boys State take Grand Jury Prizes at Sundance
Tabitha Jackson named as new festival head
Sundance looks to future
Festival skips press conference as chiefs talk of evolution and revolution
Sundance announces juries
Hawke, Rossellini, Rees and Araki all feature
Sundance announces feature film slate
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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