SHADOWS ON THE WALL | REVIEWS | NEWS | FESTIVAL | AWARDS | Q&A | ABOUT | TALKBACK
Shadows FestShadows @ Sundance

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

Sundance site 40th Sundance
Film Festival

19-29 JANUARY 2017
in Park City, Utah


2 0 1 7   A W A R D S
D R A M A T I C
Grand Jury Prize
:
I DON'T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE
Audience Award: CROWN HEIGHTS
Directing: Eliza Hittman (BEACH RATS)
Screenwriting: Matt Spicer &
David Branson Smith (INGRID GOES WEST)
Breakthrough Performance: Chante Adams (ROXANNE ROXANNE)
Breakthrough Director: Maggie Betts (NOVITIATE)
Cinematography: Daniel Landin (THE YELLOW BIRDS)

W O R L D   C I N E M A
Grand Jury Prize
: THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT
Audience Award: I DREAM IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE
Directing: Francis Lee (GOD'S OWN COUNTRY)
Screenwriting: Kirsten Tan (POP AYE)
Cinematography: Manu Dacosse (AXOLOTI OVERKILL)
Vision: FREE AND EASY

D O C U M E N T A R Y
Grand Jury Prize
: DINA
Audience Award: CHASING CORAL
Directing: Peter Nicks (THE FORCE)
Editing: Kim Roberts & Emiliano Battista (UNREST)
Inspiration: STEP
Storytelling: STRONG ISLAND
The Orwell Award: ICARUS

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
: LAST MEN IN ALEPPO
Audience Award: JOSHUA: TEENAGER VS SUPERPOWER
Directing: Pascale Lamche (WINNIE)
Cinematography: Rodrigo Trejo Villanueva (MACHINES)
Vision: MOTHERLAND
Storytelling: RUMBLE

Best of Next: GOOK
Alfred P Sloan Prize: MARJORIE PRIME
S E L E C T   2 0 1 7   F I L M S
BAD DAY FOR THE CUT (UK, Baugh)
BEACH RATS (Hittman, US)
* BEATRIZ AT DINNER (Arteta, US)
BEFORE I FALL (Russo-Young, US)
* BERLIN SYNDROME (Shortland, Aus)
* THE BIG SICK (Showalter, US)
* BITCH (Palka, US)
BRIGSBY BEAR (McCary, US)
* BUSHWICK (Murnion/Milott, US)
CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (Guadagnino, It)
COLOSSAL (Vigalondo, Can)
COLUMBUS (Kogonada, US)
* CROWN HEIGHTS (Ruskin, US)
THE DISCOVERY (McDowell, US)
FRANTZ (Ozon, Fr)
FUN MOM DINNER (Jones, US)
GET OUT (Peele, US)
* A GHOST STORY (Lowery, US)
GOD'S OWN COUNTRY (Lee, UK)
GOLDEN EXITS (Perry, US)
GOOK (Chon, US)
THE HERO (Haley, US)
I DON'T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE (Blair, US)
AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL (Cohen/Shenk, US)
* THE INCREDIBLE JESSICA JAMES (Strouse, US)
INGRID GOES WEST (Spicer, US)
LADY MACBETH (Oldroyd, UK)
LAST MEN IN ALEPPO (Fayyad, Syr)
THE LAST WORD (Pellington, US)
THE LITTLE HOURS (Baena, US)
MACHINES (Jain, Ind)
* MARJORIE PRIME (Almereyda, US)
MUDBOUND (Rees, US)
* MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI (Barras, Swi)
NEWNESS (Doremus, US)
THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT (Saleh, Swe)
NOBODY SPEAK (Knappenberger, US)
NOVITIATE (Betts, US)
THE POLKA KING (Forbes, US)
RAW (Dicournau, Fr)
REBEL IN THE RYE (Strong, US)
RED DOG: TRUE BLUE (Stenders, Aus)
REMEMORY (Palansky, US)
ROXANNE ROXANNE (Larnell, US)
SIDNEY HALL (Christensen, US)
THEIR FINEST (Scherfig, UK)
THIS IS EVERYTHING (Kopple, US)
THOROUGHBRED (Finley, US)
TO THE BONE (Noxon, US)
WATER & POWER (Zenovich, US)
WHERE IS KYRA? (Dosunmu, US)
* WILSON (Johnson, US)
WIND RIVER (Sheridan, US)
WINNIE (Lamche, Fr)
THE WORKERS CUP (Sobel, UK)
THE YELLOW BIRDS (Moors, US)
Sundance site 39th Sundance
Film Festival

21-31 JANUARY 2016
in Park City, Utah


2 0 1 6   A W A R D S
D R A M A T I C
Grand Jury Prize
: THE BIRTH OF A NATION
Audience Award: THE BIRTH OF A NATION
Directing: Dan Kwan & Daniel Scheinert
(SWISS ARMY MAN)
Screenwriting: Chad Hartigan
(MORRIS FROM AMERICA)
Acting: Melanie Lynskey (THE INTERVENTION) and Craig Robinson (MORRIS FROM AMERICA)
Breakthrough Performance: Joe Seo (SPA NIGHT)
Special Jury Award: Miles Joris-Peyrafitte (AS YOU ARE)

W O R L D   C I N E M A
Grand Jury Prize
: SAND STORM
Audience Award: BETWEEN SEA AND LAND
Directing: Felix van Groeningen (BELGICA)
Screenwriting: Ana Katz & Ines Bortagaray
(MI AMIGA DEL PARQUE)
Acting: Vicky Hernandez & Manolo Cruz
(BETWEEN SEA AND LAND)
Unique Vision & Design: THE LURE
D O C U M E N T A R Y
Grand Jury Prize
: WEINER
Audience Award: JIM: THE JAMES FOLEY STORY
Directing: Roger Ross Williams (LIFE, ANIMATED)
Editing: Penny Lane & Thom Stylinski (NUTS!)
Screenwriting: Robert Greene
(KATE PLAYS CHRISTINE)
Verite Filmmaking: THE BAD KIDS
Social Impact: TRAPPED

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
: SONITA
Audience Award: SONITA
Directing: Michal Marczak (ALL THESE SLEEPLESS NIGHTS)
Editing: Sean Kirby & John Maringouin (WE ARE X)
Cinematography: Pieter-Jan De Pue
(THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED)
Debut Feature: Heidi Brandenburg & Mathew Orzel
(WHEN TWO WORLDS COLLIDE)
Impact: PERVERT PARK

Best of Next: I LOVED
Alfred P Sloan Prize: EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT
R E V I E W E D   2 0 1 6   F I L M S
ALI & NINO (Kapadia, UK)
AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY (Feuerzeig, US)
THE BIRTH OF A NATION (Parker, US)
CAMERAPERSON (Johnson, US)
CAPTAIN FANTASTIC (Ross, US)
CERTAIN WOMEN (Reichardt, US)
CHRISTINE (Campos, US)
THE EAGLE HUNTRESS (Bell, UK)
EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT (Guerra, Col)
THE EYES OF MY MOTHER (Pesce, US)
GREEN ROOM (Saulnier, US)
GOAT (Neel, US)
THE GREASY STRANGLER (Hosking, US)
THE HOLLARS (Krasinski, US)
HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE (Waititi, NZ)
INDIGNATION (Schamus, US)
THE INNOCENTS (Fontaine, Pol)
THE INTERVENTION (DuVall, US)
JIM: THE JAMES FOLEY STORY (Oakes, US)
LITTLE MEN (Sachs, US)
LIFE, ANIMATED (Williams, US)
LO AND BEHOLD, REVERIES OF THE CONNECTED WORLD (Herzog, US)
THE LOBSTER (Lanthimos, Ire)
LOVE & FRIENDSHIP (Stillman, Ire)
MAGGIE'S PLAN (Miller, US)
MAMMAL (Daly, Ire)
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (Lonergan, US)
MAPPLETHORPE: LOOK AT THE PICTURES (Bailey/Barbato, US)
MILES AHEAD (Cheadle, US)
MR PIG (Luna, Mex)
NOTES ON BLINDNESS (Middleton/Spinney, UK)
O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA (Edelman, US)
OTHER PEOPLE (Kelly, US)
OUTLAWS AND ANGELS (Mollner, US)
RAMS (Hakonarson, Ice)
RICHARD LINKLATER: DREAM IS DESTINY (Bernstein/Black, US)
SAND STORM (Zexer, Isr)
SING STREET (Carney, Ire)
SWISS ARMY MAN (Kwan/Scheinert, US)
TALLULAH (Heder, US)
TICKLED (Farrier/Reeve, NZ)
UNCLE HOWARD (Brookner)
UNDER THE SHADOW (Anvari, Irn)
WEINER (Steinberg/Kriegman US)
WIENER-DOG (Solondz, US)
YOGA HOSERS (Smith, US)
shadows@sundance london
4th Sundance
Film Festival: London

2-5 JUNE 2016 at Picturehouse Central.
2 0 1 6   F I L M S
AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY (Feuerzeiq, US)
GOAT (Neel, US)
THE GREASY STRANGLER (Hosking, US)
INDIGNATION (Schamus, US)
THE INTERVENTION (DuVall, US)
LIFE, ANIMATED (Williams, US)
MORRIS FROM AMERICA (Hartigan, US)
OTHER PEOPLE (Kelly, US)
TALLULAH (Heder, US)
WEINER (Steinberg/Kriegman US)
WIENER-DOG (Solondz, US)

* reviews coming
2 0 1 4   F I L M S
BLUE RUIN (Saulnier, US)
THE CASE AGAINST 8 (Cotner/White, US)
DINOSAUR 13 (Miller, US)
DRUNKTOWN'S FINEST (Freeland, US)
FINDING FELA (Gibney, US)
FRANK (Abrahamson, UK)
FRUITVALE STATION (Coogler, US)
HITS (Cross, US)
KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER (Zellner, US)
LITTLE ACCIDENTS (Colangelo, US)
MEMPHIS (Sutton, US)
OBVIOUS CHILD (Robespierre, US)
THE ONE I LOVE (McDowell, US)
THEY CAME TOGETHER (Wain, US)
THE TRIP TO ITALY (Winterbottom, UK)
THE VOICES (Satrapi, US)


back to the top FESTIVALS FLARE | SUNDANCE LONDON | EDINBURGH | FRIGHTFEST | RAINDANCE | IRIS | LONDON
© 2016 by Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
HOME | REVIEWS | NEWS | FESTIVAL | AWARDS | Q&A | ABOUT | TALKBACK