Sundance 2016: NEXT in pictures

by Tayarisha Poe, Helene Louvart, Shane Bruce Johnston, Amber Wilkinson, Bernardo Britto, Courtesy of Sundance Film Festival, Cory Fraiman Lott, Andy Appelle, Jared Raab

Described as: "Pure, bold works distinguished by an innovative, forward-thinking approach to storytelling populate this program. Digital technology paired with unfettered creativity promises that the films in this section will shape a “greater” next wave in American cinema."

The 10 films that will compete in the NEXT section at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival - click on the images for a larger view. Read more from the festival.

View galleries for:

Share this with others on...
News

Stay-At-Home Seven: September 28 to October 3 Films to watch on streaming services and TV this week

Streaming Spotlight: climate change documentaries Seven films to check out for Climate Week

Scoring Nomadland Chloé Zhao on singer/songwriter Cat Clifford and the music of Ludovico Einaudi

On the threshold Laura Dern, Joyce Chopra and Joyce Carol Oates on Smooth Talk

Finding her voice Caroline Goodall on bringing The Bay Of Silence to the screen

Beginning wins Golden Shell Georgian film takes top prize at San Sebastian

More news and features

We're bringing you news, reviews and interviews from the Venice Film Festival, the New York Film Festival.



We're looking forward to the Scottish Queer International Film Festival, Manchester's Grimmfest, the London Film Festival and Newfest.



We've recently been covering the San Sebastian Film Festival, the Taiwan Film Festival Edinburgh, the Fantasia International Film Festival, London.horror festival Frightfest and LGBTQ+ festival Outfest LA.



Read our full for more.


Visit our festivals section.

Interact

It's been a while, but the competitions are back. Win a Blu-ray copy of Koko-di Koko-da in our latest.