Sundance Features


“I Have No Idea How My Little Sony AS7 Camera Survived”: Director Cody Lucich | Akicita: The Battle of Standing Rock

Akicita: The Battle of Standing Rock

As you made your film during the increasingly chaotic backdrop of the last year, how did you as a filmmaker control, ignore, give in to or, conversely, perhaps creatively exploit the wild and unpredictable? What roles did chaos and order…  Read more

By Jan 28, 2018

“The Bisbee Deportation Doesn’t Matter Unless it Relates to our Real Lives Today”: Robert Greene on Bisbee ’17

Bisbee '17

Sundance vet Robert Greene (Kate Plays Christine, Actress) returns to Park City this year with a film quite unlike his previous features, at least in subject matter if not approach. For Bisbee ’17 Greene turns his trademark technique of fusing…  Read more

By Jan 21, 2018

Sundance Notes: RISE to RUMBLE, must-see TV… from Canada

A still from VICELAND Canada's RISE, directed by Michelle Latimer. All photos below courtesy Sundance Institute. (Photo Michelle Latimer)

Malcolm Forbes, of all people, once memorably said, “You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” I’d like to extend that principle: You can easily judge the character…  Read more

By Feb 5, 2017

Justin Chon’s Gook, and Why New, Diverse Voices are Still the Most Exciting Part of Sundance

Gook (Photo: Melly Lee)

“Investors said, ‘But what if one white cop stops by?’” “No man. That’s ridiculous,” said Chon. “Get a white famous friend as a day player?” ”It was intentional,” said Chon on his decision to have an entirely diverse cast. There’s…  Read more

By Jan 28, 2017

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