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“We Took a Minimalist, Naturalistic Approach”: DP Charlie Sarroff on Relic

Bella Heathcote appears in Relic by Natalie Erika James (courtesy of Sundance Institute)

The devastation of dementia is translated into a haunted house horror film in Natalie Erika James’ Relic. It follows Edna (Robyn Nevin) after she mysteriously disappears from her home, causing her daughter and granddaughter great worry. She eventually returns without…  Read more

By Jan 25, 2020

“It Was Important to Draw Out Tension and Let the Awkwardness Breathe”: Editor Sean Lahiff on Relic

Bella Heathcote appears in Relic by Natalie Erika James (courtesy of Sundance Institute)

Natalia Erika Jame adapts the real-world terror of degenerative disease into a supernatural horror film in Relic. Edna, an aging woman, is feared for by her daughter and granddaughter after she abruptly disappears, leaving in her wake the signs of…  Read more

By Jan 25, 2020

“Feels as if Time Is Unspooling in Front of Our Eyes”: Editor Gabriel Rhodes on Time

Time directed by Ursula Garrett Bradley

Fox and Rob Rich are married, but they’ve been apart for 21 years—Rob is currently serving a 60-year sentence for a crime that they both committed. Fox has been diligently fighting for the release of her husband, while also filming…  Read more

By Jan 25, 2020

Impact Partners Executive Director Jenny Raskin on Financing, Fellowships, and Following the Filmmakers’ Lead

On the Record (Courtesy Sundance Film Festival)

From 2018’s feature doc Oscar winner Icarus, to 2019’s Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary recipient Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, to the Sundance Grand Jury Prize nabbing Of Fathers and Sons and Dina (in 2018 and 2017, respectively), Impact…  Read more

By Jan 25, 2020


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