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The Cow Who Sang A Song Into The Future
The Cow Who Sang A Song Into The Future
Cecilia and her children travel to her ageing father’s dairy farm after he has a heart attack. Back in her childhood home, Cecilia is met by her mother, a woman dead for many years, whose presence brings to life a painful past chorused by the natural world around them.
A House Made Of Splinters
A House Made Of Splinters
In eastern Ukraine, follow the daily life of children and staff in a special kind of home: an institution for children who have been removed from their homes while awaiting court custody decisions. Staff do their best to make the time children have there safe and supportive.
Emily The Criminal
Emily The Criminal
Down on her luck and saddled with debt, Emily gets involved in a credit card scam that pulls her into the criminal underworld of Los Angeles, ultimately leading to deadly consequences.
Calendar Girls
Calendar Girls
A coming-of-golden-age look at Florida's most dedicated dance team for women over 60, shaking up the outdated image of "the little old lady," and calling for everyone to dance their hearts out, while they still can.
Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power
Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power
Based on Nina Menkes' acclaimed talk "Sex & Power: The Visual Language of Cinema", a mesmerising journey into how shot design intersects with the twin epidemics of sexual abuse/assault and employment discrimination against women.
Meet Me In The Bathroom
Meet Me In The Bathroom
An immersive journey through the New York music scene of the early 2000s. Set against the backdrop of 9/11, the film tells the story of how a new generation kickstarted a musical rebirth for New York City that reverberated around the world. Inspired by the book by Lizzy Goodman
I Didn’t See You There
I Didn’t See You There
Spurred by the spectacle of a circus tent that goes up outside his Oakland apartment, a disabled filmmaker launches into a meditative journey exploring the history of freakdom, vision, and (in)visibility.
Framing Agnes
Framing Agnes
After discovering case files from a 1950s gender clinic, a cast of transgender actors turn a talk show inside out to confront the legacy of a young trans woman forced to choose between honesty and access.
After Yang
After Yang
In a near future, a family reckons with questions of love, connection, and loss after its A.I. helper unexpectedly breaks down.
Speak No Evil
Speak No Evil
A Danish family visits a Dutch family they met on a holiday. What was supposed to be an idyllic weekend slowly starts unraveling as the Danes try to stay polite in the face of unpleasantness.
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Sundance Film Festival Features

Familiar echoes
Leonor Varela on The Cow Who Sang A Song Into The Future
Behind the facades
Sierra Pettengill on the politics of policing revealed by Riotsville, USA
Everything under the stars
Gabriel Martins on life in a changing Brazil, and Mars One
A gran plan for action
Martika Ramirez Escobar on the evolving worlds of Leonor Will Never Die
Bolivian snapshot
Alejandro Loayza Grisi on working with non-professional actors, sweeping landscapes and llamas in Utama
The violence we don't see
Carlota Pereda on bullying, normalised violence and Piggy
Future imperfect
Kogonada and Justin H Min on construction of identity and catching up to grief in After Yang
Kicking out cliché
Juan Pablo González on avoiding stereotypes and building character in Dos Estaciones
From fact to fiction
Juan Pablo González on moving from documentary work to his first feature and the origins of Dos Estaciones
A different class of imposter
Alan Cumming and Jono McLeod on truth, lies and memories in My Old School
Taking the lead
Dale Dickey on stepping into the spotlight and her first onscreen romantic kiss in A Love Song
A Love Song to Colorado
Max Walker-Silverman on casting and quiet in his debut
Forging historical connections
Bianca Stigter on her documentary Three Minutes: A Lengthening
A portrait of a nation
Alon Schwarz on his documentary Tantura and taboo topics in Israeli society
Living history
Margaret Brown on her documentary Descendant
Flight and fight
Shaunak Sen on making his documentary about two brothers' bird hospital in Delhi
Five to catch at Sundance
Films to catch at this year's virtual festival

Sundance Film Festival News

Eugene Hernandez to become director of Sundance Film Festival
NYFF executive director to take up role in November, to lead 2024 edition
Brian And Charles wins Audience award at Sundance London
Bodies Bodies Bodies is surprise film
Sundance London announces line-up
Long weekend of films to open with Good Luck To You, Leo Grande
Sundance announces awards
Nanny, Utama, The Exiles and All That Breathes take Grand Jury Prizes
Sundance adds titles
Disney and Berg docs join line-up
Sundance cancels in-person events
2022 festival programme will go virtual
Sundance announces short film titles
..Plus shorts retrospective to celebrate Institute's 40th anniversary
Sundance announces line-up
Hybrid festival to screen 82 features
Sundance names new CEO
Joana Vicente moves from TIFF
Sundance announces further details of 2022 edition
Festival plans satellite cinemas across US

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