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American indie showcase • Utah and London...
Run by Robert Redford's Sundance Institute

Sundance site 42nd Sundance
Film Festival

24 JAN - 3 FEB 2019
in Park City, Utah


2 0 1 8   A W A R D S
D R A M A T I C
Grand Jury Prize
: CLEMENCY
Audience Award: BRITTANY RUNS A MARATHON
Directing: Joe Talbot
(THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO)
Screenwriting: Pippa Bianco (SHARE)
Acting: Rhianne Barreto (SHARE)
Vision & Craft: HONEYBOY
Creative Collaboration:
THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

W O R L D   C I N E M A
Grand Jury Prize
: THE SOUVENIR
Audience Award: QUEEN OF HEARTS
Directing: Lucia Garibaldi (THE SHARKS)
Screenwriting: Julio Chavezmontes &
Sebastian Hofmann (TIME SHARE)
Acting: Krystyna Janda (DOLCE FINE GIORNATA)
Originality: WE ARE LITTLE ZOMBIES
Special Jury Award: MONOS
Alfred P Sloan Prize: THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND
NEXT Audience Award: THE INFILTRATORS
NEXT Innovator: Alex Rivera & Christina Ibarra
(THE INFILTRATORS)
D O C U M E N T A R Y
Grand Jury Prize
: ONE CHILD NATION
Audience Award: KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE
Directing: Steven Bognar & Julia Reichert (AMERICAN FACTORY)
Editing: Todd Douglas Miller (APOLLO 11)
Cinematography: Luke Lorentzen (MIDNIGHT FAMILY)
Emerging Filmmaker: Liza Mandelup (JAWLINE)
Moral Urgency: ALWAYS IN SEASON

W O R L D   C I N E M A   D O C U M E N T A R Y
Grand Jury Prize
: HONEYLAND
Audience Award: SEA OF SHADOWS
Directing: Mads Brugger (COLD CASE HAMMARSKJOLD)
Cinematography: Fejmi Daut & Samir Ljuma (HONEYLAND)
No Borders: MIDNIGHT TRAVELER
Impact for Change: HONEYLAND

S U N D A N C E   I N S T I T U T E
NHK Award
: PLANET KORSAKOV
Feature Producers: Carly Hugo & Matt Parker
Documentary Producer: Lori Cheatle
2 0 1 8   F I L M S
ABE (Andrade, Br)
ADAM (Ernst, US)
ADVOCATE (Jones/Bellaiche, Isr)
AFTER THE WEDDING (Freundlich, US)
ALWAYS IN SEASON (Olive, US)
AMERICAN FACTORY (Bognar/Reichert, US)
ANIMALS (Hyde, UK)
ANTHROPOCENE: THE HUMAN EPOCH (Baichwal/Pencier/Burtynsky, Can)
APOLLO 11 (Miller, US)
ASK DR RUTH (White, US)
BEDLAM (Rosenberg, US)
BEFORE YOU KNOW IT (Utt, US)
BIG TIME ADOLESCENCE (Orley, US)
THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM (Chester, US)
BIRDS OF PASSAGE (Gallego/Guerra, Col)
BLINDED BY THE LIGHT (Chadha, UK)
THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND (Ejiofor, UK)
BRITTANY RUNS A MARATHON (Colaizzo, US)
CLEMENCY (Chukwu, US)
COLD CASE HAMMARSKJOLD (Brugger, Den)
DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME (Eaton, US)
THE DEATH OF DICK LONG (Scheinert, US)
DIRTY GOD (Polak, Ned)
THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MY MOTHER (Barrese, It)
DIVINE LOVE (Mascaro, Br)
DOLCE FINE GIORNATA (Borcuch, Pol)
THE EDGE OF DEMOCRACY (Costa, Br)
THE ELEPHANT QUEEN (Stone & Deeble, Ken)
EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL AND VILE (Berlinger, US)
THE FAREWELL (Wang, Chn)
FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY (Merchant, UK)
GAZA (Keane/McConnell, Ire)
GIVE ME LIBERTY (Mikhanovsky, US)
THE GREAT HACK (Amer/Noujaim, US)
GREENER GRASS (DeBoer/Luebbe, US)
HAIL SATAN (Lane, US)
HALA (Baig, US)
HALSTON (Tcheng, US)
THE HOLE IN THE GROUND (Cronin, Ire)
HONEY BOY (Har'el, US)
HONEYLAND (Stefanov/Kotevska, Mac)
I AM MOTHER (Sputore, Aus)
IMAGINARY ORDER (Eisenstadt, US)
THE INFILTRATORS (Rivera/Ibarra, US)
THE INVENTOR: OUT FOR BLOOD IN SILICON VALLEY (Gibney, US)
JAWLINE (Mandelup, US)
JUDY & PUNCH (Foulkes, Aus)
KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (Lears, US)
KOKO-DI KOKO-DA (Nyholm, Swe)
LAPU (Polanco/Jaimes, Col)
THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO (Talbot, US)
THE LAST TREE (Amoo, UK)
LATE NIGHT (Ganatra, US)
LEAVING NEVERLAND (Reed, US)
LIGHT FROM LIGHT (Harrill, US)
LITTLE MONSTERS (Forsythe, Aus)
THE LODGE (Franz/Fiala, US)
LOVE, ANTOSHA (Price, US)
LUCE (Onah, US)
THE MAGIC LIFE OF V (Hristov, Bul)
MAIDEN (Holmes, UK)
MARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVE (Broomfield, US)
MEMORY: THE ORIGINS OF ALIEN (Philippe, US)
MERATA: HOW MUM DECOLONISED THE SCREEN (MIta, NZ)
MIDNIGHT FAMILY (Lorentzen, Mex)
MIDNIGHT TRAVELER (Fazili, Qat)
MIKE WALLACE IS HERE (Belkin, US)
MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL (Nelson, US)
MONOS (Landes, Col)
MOONLIGHT SONATA: DEAFNESS IN THREE MOVEMENTS (Brodsky, US)
MOPE (Heyne, US)
THE MOUNTAIN (Alverson, US)
MS PURPLE (Chon, US)
THE MUSTANG (Clermont-Tonnerre, US)
NATIVE SON (Johnson, US)
THE NIGHTINGALE (Kent, Aus)
OFFICIAL SECRETS (Hood, UK)
ONE CHILD NATION (Wang/Zhang, Chn)
PAHOKEE (Lucas/Bresnan, US)
PARADISE HILLS (Waddington, Sp)
PHOTOGRAPH (Batra, Ind)
PREMATURE (Green, US)
QUEEN OF HEARTS (el-Toukhy, Den)
RAISE HELL: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MOLLY IVINS (Engel, US)
RELIVE (Estes, US)
THE REPORT (Burns, US)
SEA OF SHADOWS (Ladkani, Aut)
SELAH AND THE SPADES (Poe, US)
SHARE (Bianco, US)
THE SHARKS (Garibaldi, Uru)
SHOOTING THE MAFIA (Longinotto, Ire)
SISTER AIMEE (Buck/Schlingmann, US)
SONJA: THE WHITE SWAN (Sewitsky, Norway)
THE SOUND OF SILENCE (Tyburski, US)
THE SOUVENIR (Hogg, UK)
STIEG LARSSON: THE MAN WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE (Georgsson, Swe)
THE SUNLIT NIGHT (Wnendt, Ger)
SWEETHEART (Dillard, US)
THEM THAT FOLLOW (Poulton/Savage, US)
THIS IS NOT BERLIN (Sama, Mex)
TIGERLAND (Kauffman, US)
TO THE STARS (Stephens, US)
THE TOMORROW MAN (Jones, US)
TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM (Greenfield-Sanders, US)
TOP END WEDDING (Blair, Aus)
TROUPE ZERO (Bert/Bertie, US)
UNTITLED AMAZING JOHNATHAN DOCUMENTARY (Berman, US)
UNTOUCHABLE (Macfarlane, US)
VELVET BUZZSAW (Gilroy, US)
WE ARE LITTLE ZOMBIES (Nagahisa, Jpn)
WHERE'S MY ROY COHN? (Tyrnauer, US)
THE WITCH HUNTERS (Miljkovic, Ser)
THE WOLF HOUR (Griffin, US)
WORDS FROM A BEAR (Palmer, US)

Sundance site 41st Sundance
Film Festival

18-28 JANUARY 2018
in Park City, Utah


2 0 1 8   A W A R D S
D R A M A T I C
Grand Jury Prize
:
THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST
Audience Award: BURDEN
Directing: Sara Colangelo
(THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER)
Screenwriting: Christina Choe (NANCY)
Acting: Benjamin Dickey (BLAZE)
First Feature: Reinaldo Marcus Green
(MONSTERS AND MEN)
Excellence in Filmmaking: Reed Morano
(I THINK WE'RE ALONE NOW)

W O R L D   C I N E M A
Grand Jury Prize
: BUTTERFLIES
Audience Award: THE GUILTY
Directing: Isold Uggadottir (AND BREATHE NORMALLY)
Screenwriting: Julio Chavezmontes &
Sebastian Hofmann (TIME SHARE)
Acting: Valeria Bertuccelli (THE QUEEN OF FEAR)
Ensemble: DEAD PIGS
Open Borders Fellowship: Talal Derki
(OF FATHERS AND SONS), Chaitanya Tamhane
(UNTITLED), Tatiana Huezo (NIGHT ON FIRE)
Alfred P Sloan Prize: SEARCH
D O C U M E N T A R Y
Grand Jury Prize
: KAILASH
Audience Award: THE SENTENCE
Directing: Alexandria Bombach
(ON HER SHOULDERS)
Creative Vision: RaMell Ross (HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING)
Social Impact: CRIME + PUNISHMENT
Storytelling: THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS
Breakthrough Filmmaking: Bing Liu (MINDING THE GAP)

W O R L D   C I N E M A   D O C U M E N T A R Y
Grand Jury Prize
: OF FATHERS AND SONS
Audience Award: THIS IS HOME
Directing: Sandi Tan (SHIRKERS)
Special Jury Award: MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.
Editing: Maxim Pozdorovkin & Matvey Kulakov
(OUR NEW PRESIDENT)
Cinematography: Maxim Arbugaev &
Peter Indergand (GENESIS 2.0)

NEXT Audience Award: SEARCH
NEXT Innovator: Jordana Spiro (NIGHT COMES ON)
& Jeremiah Zagar (WE THE ANIMALS)
Sundance Institute NHK Award: HIS HOUSE
Sundance Institute Producers Awards:
Katy Chevigny & Marilyn Ness
R E V I E W E D   2 0 1 8   F I L M S
AMERICAN ANIMALS (Layton, US)
ASSASSINATION NATION (Levinson, US)
BAD REPUTATION (Kerslake, US)
BEAST (Pearce, UK)
BEIRUT (Anderson, US)
BISBEE '17 (Greene, US)
BLINDSPOTTING (Estrada, US)
A BOY. A GIRL. A DREAM. (Basir, US)
COLETTE (Westmoreland, UK)
THE DEATH OF STALIN (Iannucci, UK)
DON'T WORRY, HE WON'T GET FAR ON FOOT (Van Sant, US)
EIGHTH GRADE (Burnham, US)
AN EVENING WITH BEVERLY LUFF LINN (Hosking, UK)
FOXTROT (Maoz, Isr)
GENERATION WEALTH (Greenfield, US)
THE GUILTY (Moller, Den)
HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING (Ross, US)
THE HAPPY PRINCE (Everett, UK)
HEARTS BEAT LOUD (Haley, US)
HEREDITARY (Aster, US)
HOLIDAY (Eklof, Den)
I AM NOT A WITCH (Nyoni, UK)
JULIET, NAKED (Peretz, UK)
THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER (Colangelo, US)
THE KING (Jarecki, US)
LEAVE NO TRACE (Granik, US)
LIZZIE (Macneill, US)
MANDY (Cosmatos, Bel)
MINDING THE GAP (Liu, US)
THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST (Akhavan, US)
MONSTERS AND MEN (Green, US)
PIERCING (Pesce, US)
* PRIVATE LIFE (Jenkins, US)
PUZZLE (Turtletaub, US)
RBG (West/Cohen, US)
REVENGE (Fargeat, Fr)
THE RIDER (Zhao, US)
SCIENCE FAIR (Costantini/Foster, US)
SEARCHING (Chaganty, US)
SHIRKERS (Tan, US)
SKATE KITCHEN (Moselle, US)
SORRY TO BOTHER YOU (Riley, US)
STUDIO 54 (Tyrnauer, US)
SWEET COUNTRY (Thornton, Aus)
THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS (Wardle, US)
TULLY (Reitman, US)
TYREL (Silva, US)
WE THE ANIMALS (Zagar, US)
WESTWOOD: PUNK, ICON, ACTIVIST (Tucker, UK)
WHAT THEY HAD (Chomko, US)
WILDLIFE (Dano, US)
WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? (Neville, US)
YARDIE (Elba, UK)
YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE (Ramsay, UK)

* review coming

Sundance Film Festival: London
shadows@sundance london
6th Sundance Film
Festival: London

31 MAY - 3 JUNE 2018
at Picturehouse Central

Audience Award: EIGHTH GRADE What Next Prize:
Amy Adrion (HALF THE PICTURE)

2 0 1 8   F I L M S
AMERICAN ANIMALS (Layton, US)
EIGHTH GRADE (Burnham, US)
FIRST REFORMED (Schrader, US)
AN EVENING WITH BEVERLY LUFF LINN (Hosking, UK)
GENERATION WEALTH (Greenfield, US)
GIRLHOOD (Sciamma, 14/Fr)
HALF THE PICTURE (Adrion, US)
HEREDITARY (Aster, US)
LEAVE NO TRACE (Granik, US)
THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST (Akhavan, US)
MORVERN CALLAR (Ramsay, 02/UK)
NEVER GOIN' BACK (Frizzell, US)
SKATE KITCHEN (Moselle, US)
THE TALE (Fox, US)
TARNATION (Caouette, 04/US)
YARDIE (Elba, UK)

See also:
SUNDANCE SHORTS 2018



2 0 1 7   F I L M S
BEATRIZ AT DINNER (Arteta, US)
THE BIG SICK (Showalter, US)
BITCH (Palka, US)
BUSHWICK (Murnion/Milott, US)
CHASING CORAL (Orlowski, US)
CROWN HEIGHTS (Ruskin, US)
DINA (Sickles/Santini, US)
A GHOST STORY (Lowery, US)
ICARUS (Fogel, US)
THE INCREDIBLE JESSICA JAMES (Strouse, US)
MARJORIE PRIME (Almereyda, US)
PATTI CAKE$
WALKING OUT (Smith/Smith, US)
WILSON (Johnson, US)

* reviews coming


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