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A young, pregnant woman finds emancipation as aliens land in Morocco.
Bad Behaviour
Bad Behaviour
Lucy, a former child actor, seeks enlightenment at a retreat led by spiritual leader Elon while she navigates her close yet turbulent relationship with her stunt-performer daughter, Dylan.
On the remote island of Chiloé in the late 19th century, an indigenous girl named Rosa lives and works with her father on a farm. When the foreman brutally turns on Rosa’s father, she sets out for justice, seeking help from the king of a powerful organisation of sorcerers.
Refugee Jacqueline, alone and penniless on a Greek island embarks on a friendship with a tour guide.
Shayda, an Iranian mother, finds refuge in an Australian women’s shelter with her six-year-old daughter. Over Persian New Year, they take solace in Nowruz rituals and new beginnings, but when her estranged husband re-enters their lives, Shayda’s path to freedom is jeopardised.
The Persian Version
The Persian Version
When a large Iranian-American family gathers for the patriarch's heart transplant, a family secret is uncovered that catapults the estranged mother and daughter into an exploration of the past. Toggling between the United States and Iran over decades, mother and daughter discover they are more alike than they know.
20 Days In Mariupol
20 Days In Mariupol
As the Russian invasion begins, a team of Ukrainian journalists trapped in the besieged city of Mariupol struggle to continue their work documenting the war’s atrocities.
Set during a bitter 1964 Massachusetts winter, young secretary Eileen becomes enchanted by the glamorous new counsellor at the prison where she works. Their budding friendship takes a twisted turn when Rebecca reveals a dark secret — throwing Eileen onto a sinister path.
Georgie is a dreamy 12-year-old girl who lives happily alone in her London flat, filling it with magic. Out of nowhere, her estranged father turns up and forces her to confront reality.
A married man cheats on his husband with a woman... then tells him about it.
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Sundance Film Festival Features

A new vision
Sofia Alaoui on deconstruction, interconnectedness and Animalia
Embracing ambiguity
Christopher Murray on uncertainty, the potential of cinema, and Sorcery
Symbolism in the frame
Susanna Fogel on Emilia Jones, Nicholas Braun, Isabella Rossellini, Hope Davis and Cat Person
Seeking fortunes
Babak Jalali on cookie messages and casting challenges in Fremont
Cinema as a means of resurrection
Maite Alberdi on Pablo Larrain, Raul Ruiz and The Eternal Memory
Prometheus in practice
Laura Moss on raising the dead in Birth/Rebirth
Revolution from the inside
Lina on turning the camera on herself in 5 Seasons Of Revolution
Rounding out sci-fi
Sophie Barthes on the feminist design and ethos of The Pod Generation
Making Girl good looking
Adura Onashile on colour, light and costume in her debut feature
Heat and light
Anna Hints on capturing the soul of the Smoke Sauna Sisterhood
Future imperfect
Sophie Barthes on the philosophical and ethical questions raised by The Pod Generation
Balancing worlds
Veerle Baetens on adapting her debut When It Melts
Life finds a way
Sarvnik Kaur on getting involved when making Against The Tide
Return to Sundance
Reflections on the successes and challenges of returning to an in-person festival post-Covid
Close focus
Adura Onashile on the genesis, casting and themes of her debut Girl
'I am trying to tell the story with my soul more than with my mind'
Roman Liubyi on mixing dance and performance into documentary Iron Butterflies
'It became so much more personal than I was expecting'
Ella Glendining chats about Sundance doc Is There Anybody Out There?
Fishing for truth
Sarvnik Kaur on achieving trust and honesty in her fly-on-the wall documentary Against The Tide
Sundance returns to the slopes
We look ahead to this year's festival which is back as an in-person event
From Joyland to the Corner Office
Tribeca-bound producer on Cannes winner and the joy of storytelling

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Sundance announces winners
A Thousand And One and UK's Scrapper take top prizes
Sundance adds five films to line-up
Encore screenings also join slate
Sundance announces feature titles
Festival returns with hybrid event
Sundance announces first titles
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