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

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Superior
Superior
On the run, Marian returns to her hometown in upstate New York to hide out with her estranged identical twin sister, Vivian. Struggling to put the past behind her, Marian lies about the reason for her return, leaving her sister in the dark until their two worlds begin to collide.
We're All Going to The World's Fair
We're All Going to The World's Fair
A teenage girl becomes immersed in an online role-playing game.
The Cursed
The Cursed
In the late 1800s, a man arrives in a remote country village to investigate an attack by a wild animal but discovers a much deeper, sinister force that has both the manor and the townspeople in its grip.
Strawberry Mansion
Strawberry Mansion
In a world where the government records and taxes dreams, an unassuming dream auditor gets swept up in a cosmic journey through the life and dreams of an ageing eccentric named Bella. Together, they must find a way back home.
Jockey
Jockey
An ageing jockey is determined to win one last championship, but his dream is complicated when a young rookie shows up claiming to be his son.
First Date
First Date
Conned into buying a shady '65 Chrysler, Mike's first date with the girl-next door, Kelsey, implodes as he finds himself targeted by criminals, cops, and a crazy cat lady. A night fuelled by desire, bullets and burning rubber makes any other first date seem like a walk in the park.
The Most Beautiful Boy In The World
The Most Beautiful Boy In The World
Swedish actor/musician Björn Andresen's life was forever changed at the age of 15, when he played Tadzio, the object of Dirk Bogarde's obsession in Death in Venice – a role which led Italian maestro Luchino Visconti to dub him "the world's most beautiful boy".
President
President
Zimbabwe is at a crossroads. The leader of the opposition MDC party, Nelson Chamisa, challenges the old guard ZANU-PF led by Emmerson Mnangagwa, known as "The Crocodile." The election tests both the ruling party and the opposition – how do they interpret principles of democracy in discourse and in practice?
Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street
Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street
How did a group of rebels create the world’s most famous street? In 1969 New York, this “gang” of mission-driven artists, writers and educators catalysed a moment of civil awakening, transforming it into Sesame Street, one of the most influential and impactful television shows in history.
Passing
Passing
Two African-American women who can "pass" as white choose to live on opposite sides of the colour line in 1929 New York in an exploration of racial and gender identity, performance, obsession and repression.
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Sundance Film Festival Features

Hiding in the cosmos
Jane Schoenbrun on American melancholy and We’re All Going To The World’s Fair
Through the screen
Jane Schoenbrun on intentional ambiguities and We’re All Going To The World’s Fair
A believable superhero
Blerta Basholli and Yllka Gashi on creating a community in Kosovo’s Oscar submission Hive
Walking the line
James Ashcroft on character ambiguities and Coming Home In The Dark
Capturing trailblazers
Sushmit Ghosh and Rintu Thomas on fighting prejudice and the importance of journalism in Writing With Fire
Keeping it real
Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dustin Mancinelli talk about bringing home the horror in their debut feature Violation
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

Sundance names new CEO
Joana Vicente moves from TIFF
Sundance announces further details of 2022 edition
Festival plans satellite cinemas across US
Sundance London adds films
Phyllida Lloyd masterclass also announced
Sundance London returns
Sixth edition will open with Sparks documentary
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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