Due to the ongoing pandemic, the 2021 edition of Sundance will largely be run as an online event, taking place over seven days from January 28 to February 3. You can read more about the details here.

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Land
Land
The poignant story of one woman’s search, in the aftermath of an unfathomable event, for meaning in the vast and harsh American wilderness.
Together Together
Together Together
When young loner Anna is hired as the surrogate for Matt, a single man in his 40s, the two strangers come to realise this unexpected relationship will quickly challenge their perceptions of connection, boundaries and the particulars of love.
The Sparks Brothers
The Sparks Brothers
How can one rock band be successful, underrated, hugely influential, and criminally overlooked all at the same time? Take a musical odyssey through five weird and wonderful decades with brothers Ron & Russell Mael, celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks: your favorite band's favorite band.
Night Of The Kings
Night Of The Kings
A young man is sent to La Maca, a prison of Ivory Coast in the middle of the forest ruled by its prisoners. With the red moon rising, he is designated by the Boss to be the new Roman and must tell a story to the other prisoners.
Violation
Violation
A troubled woman on the edge of divorce returns home to her younger sister after years apart. But when her sister and brother-in-law betray her trust, she embarks on a vicious crusade of revenge.
A Glitch In The Matrix
A Glitch In The Matrix
Are we living in a simulation?
My Name Is Pauli Murray
My Name Is Pauli Murray
Profile of the legal trailblazer.
On The Count Of Three
On The Count Of Three
Two guns. Two best friends. And a pact to end their lives when the day is done.
Summer Of Soul (...Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
Summer Of Soul (...Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
During the same summer as Woodstock, over 300,000 people attended the Harlem Cultural Festival, celebrating African American music and culture, and promoting Black pride and unity. The footage from the festival sat in a basement, unseen for over 50 years, keeping this incredible event in America’s history lost – until now.
CODA
CODA
As a CODA – Child of Deaf Adults – Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family’s fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her love of music and her fear of abandoning her parents.
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Sundance Film Festival Features

Catching complexity
Jessica Beshir on the 10-year personal journey to make Faya Dayi
Fishing for truth
Luzzu director Alex Camilleri on the casting and shooting of his debut
Transforming the werewolf
Sean Ellis on reimagining the classic beast for his period horror

Sundance Film Festival News

Hive and CODA big winners at Sundance
Summer Of Soul, Flee, Writing With Fire also take prizes
Sundance adds two films to line-up
Additional world premieres announced
Sundance announces line-up
Streamlined festival to feature Wright, Wheatley and Hall
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

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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