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“On the Last Day We Needed That Driving Scene”: Sing J. Lee on The Accidental Getaway Driver

A young man wearing a gray t-shirt smokes a cigarette while an elderly man in a white tank top leans on a chainlink fence behind him.The Accidental Getaway Driver, courtesy of Sundance Institute.

Having amassed an impressive CV of high profile music videos and commercials with A-list talent, director Sing. J Lee makes his feature debut with The Accidental Getaway Driver, a narrative based on true events. Not the only film at Sundance this…  Read more

By Feb 3, 2023

“On Any Road of Vieques, There’s Beauty Around”: Glorimar Marrero Sánchez on La Pecera

Isel Rodríguez in La PeceraIsel Rodríguez in La Pecera

From the 1940s until 2003, the U.S. Navy used Vieques as a bombing range and military-training site, deploying heavy metals and toxic chemicals, such as napalm and depleted uranium, that left the island contaminated. Today, Vieques has some of the…  Read more

By Feb 3, 2023

“We Opened up the Film Again and Re-imagined the Entire Scene” | Lin Alluna, Twice Colonized

Aaju Peter covers her eyes and shows off her Indigenous hand tattoos in the documentary Twice Colonized.Twice Colonized, courtesy of Sundance Institute

Every production faces unexpected obstructions that require creative solutions and conceptual rethinking. What was an unforeseen obstacle, crisis, or simply unpredictable event you had to respond to, and how did this event impact or cause you to rethink your film?…  Read more

By Feb 2, 2023

“The Storm, the Fog, the Humidity” | Christopher Murray, Sorcery

A woman with long, black hair sleeps on a cot with a burlap blanket.Catarina Oliveira in Sorcery, courtesy of Sundance Institute.

Every production faces unexpected obstructions that require creative solutions and conceptual rethinking. What was an unforeseen obstacle, crisis, or simply unpredictable event you had to respond to, and how did this event impact or cause you to rethink your film?…  Read more

By Feb 1, 2023


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