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

Sundance site 38th Sundance
Film Festival

22 JANUARY -
1 FEBRUARY 2015
in Park City, Utah


2 0 1 5   A W A R D S
D R A M A T I C
Grand Jury Prize
:
ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL
Audience Award:
ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL
Directing: Robert Eggers (THE WITCH)
Screenwriting: Tim Talbott
(THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT)
Cinematography: Brandon Trost
(THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL)
Editing: Lee Haughen (DOPE)
Collaborative Vision: Jacqueline Kim & Jennifer Phang (ADVANTAGEOUS)

W O R L D   C I N E M A
Grand Jury Prize
: SLOW WEST
Audience Award: UMRIKA
Directing: Alante Kavaite (THE SUMMER OF SANGAILE)
Acting: Jack Reynor (GLASSLAND); Regina Case & Camila Mardila (THE SECOND MOTHER)
Cinematography: Germain McMicking (PARTISAN)

D O C U M E N T A R Y
Grand Jury Prize
: THE WOLFPACK
Audience Award: MERU
Directing: Matthew Heineman
(CARTEL LAND)
Social Impact: 3 1/2 MINUTES
Verite Filmmaking: WESTERN
Cinematography: Matthew Heineman & Matt Porwoll (CARTEL LAND)
Breakout First Feature: (T)ERROR

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
: THE RUSSIAN WOODPECKER
Audience Award: DARK HORSE
Directing: Kim Longinotto (DREAMCATCHER)
Editing: Jim Scott (HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD)
Unparalleled Access: THE CHINESE MAYOR
Impact: PERVERT PARK

Best of Next: JAMES WHITE
Alfred P Sloan Prize:
THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT
R E V I E W E D   2 0 1 5   F I L M S
'71 (Demange, UK)
* 99 HOMES (Bahrani, US)
BEST OF ENEMIES (Gordon/Neville, US)
DREAMCATCHER (Longinotto, UK)
EDEN (Hansen-Love, Fr)
GIRLHOOD (Sciamma, Fr)
GLASSLAND (Hopkins, Ire)
GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY & THE PRISON OF BELIEF (Gibney, US)
IT FOLLOWS (Mitchell, US)
SHAUN THE SHEEP (Starzak/Burton, UK)
SLOW WEST (Maclean, NZ)
THE TRIBE (Slaboshpitsky, Ukr)
TRUE STORY (Goold, US)
WILD TALES (Szifron, Arg)

Sundance site 37th Sundance
Film Festival

22 JANUARY -
1 FEBRUARY 2014
in Park City, Utah


2 0 1 4   A W A R D S
D R A M A T I C
Grand Prize
: WHIPLASH
Audience Award: WHIPLASH
Directing: Cutter Hodierne (FISHING WITHOUT NETS)
Screenwriting: Craig Johnson & Mark Heyman (THE SKELETON TWINS)
Cinematography: Christopher Blauvelt (LOW DOWN)
Breakthrough Talent: Justin Simien (DEAR WHITE PEOPLE)
Musical Score: The Octopus Project
(KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER)
Best of Next: IMPERIAL DREAMS
Alfred P Sloan Prize: I ORIGINS
W O R L D   C I N E M A
Grand Prize
: TO KILL A MAN
Audience Award: DIFRET
Directing: Sophie Hyde (52 TUESDAYS)
Screenwriting: Eskil Vogt (BLIND)
Cinmatographer: Ula Pontikos (LILTING)
Ensemble: GOD HELP THE GIRL

D O C U M E N T A R Y
Grand Prize
: RICH HILL
Audience Award: ALIVE INSIDE
Directing: Ben Cotner & Ryan White (THE CASE AGAINST 8)
Cinematography: Ross Kauffman & Rachel Beth Anderson (E-TEAM)
Editing: WATCHERS OF THE SKY
Animation: WATCHERS OF THE SKY
Intuitive Filmmaking: THE OVERNIGHTERS

W O R L D   C I N E M A   D O C U M E N T A R Y
Grand Prize
: RETURN TO HOMS
Audience Award: THE GREEN PRINCE
Directing: Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard (20,000 DAYS ON EARTH)
Cinematography: Thomas Balme & Nina Bernfeld (HAPPINESS)
Editing: 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH
Cinematic Bravery: WE COME AS FRIENDS
R E V I E W E D   2 0 1 4   F I L M S
52 TUESDAYS (Hyde, Aus)
ALL CHEERLEADERS DIE (McKee/Sivertson, US)
APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR (Akhavan, US)
THE BABADOOK (Kent, Aus)
BLUE RUIN (Saulnier, US)
BOYHOOD (Linklater, US)
THE CASE AGAINST 8 (Cotner/White, US)
CALVARY (McDonagh, Ire)
DEAR WHITE PEOPLE (Simien, US)
DINOSAUR 13 (Miller, US)
THE DOUBLE (Ayoade, UK)
FINDING FELA (Gibney, US)
FRANK (Abrahamson, UK)
A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT (Amirpour, US)
GOD HELP THE GIRL (Murdoch, UK)
LAMBERT & STAMP (Cooper, US)
KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER (Zellner, US)
GOD'S POCKET (Slattery, US)
HITS (Cross, US)
IDA (Pawlikowski, Pol)
KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER (Zellner, US)
LAGGIES (Shelton, US)
LAMBERT & STAMP (Cooper, US)
LIFE AFTER BETH (Baena, US)
LIFE ITSELF (James, US)
LILTING (Khau, UK)
LISTEN UP PHILIP (Perry, US)
LITTLE ACCIDENTS (Colangelo, US)
LOCKE (Knight, UK)
LOVE IS STRANGE (Sachs, US)
A MOST WANTED MAN (Corbijn, Ger)
OBVIOUS CHILD (Robespierre, US)
THE ONE I LOVE (McDowell, US)
ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE (Jarmusch, US)
THE RAID 2 (Evans, Ina)
* RETURN TO HOMS (Syr)
STRANGER BY THE LAKE (Guiraudie, Fr)
THEY CAME TOGETHER (Wain, US)
THE TRIP TO ITALY (Winterbottom, UK)
20,000 DAYS ON EARTH (Forsyth/Pollard, UK)
THE VOICES (Satrapi, US)
WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS (Clement/Waititi, NZ)
WHIPLASH (Chazelle, US)
WHITE BIRD IN A BLIZZARD

* reviews coming

shadows@sundance london
3rd Sundance London Film and Music Festival
25-27 APRIL 2014 at the O2
NB. There was no Sundance London Festival in 2015, but the event will be back with Sundance Film Festival: London in 2016 at Picturehouse Central.
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)


2 0 1 3   F I L M S
A.C.O.D (Zicherman, US)
BLACKFISH (Cowperthwaite, US)
BLOOD BROTHER (Hoover, US)
GOD LOVES UGANDA (Williams, US)
HISTORY OF THE EAGLES: PART ONE (Ellwood, US)
IN A WORLD... (Bell, US)
IN FEAR (Lovering, UK)
THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER AND PETE (Tillman, US)
THE KINGS OF SUMMER (Vogt-Roberts, US)
THE LOOK OF LOVE (Winterbottom, UK)
METRO MANILA (Ellis, Ph)
MUD (Nichols, US)
RUNNING FROM CRAZY (Kopple, US)
SLEEPWALK WITH ME (Birbiglia, US)
THE SUMMIT (Ryan, UK)
TOUCHY FEELY (Shelton, US)
THE TRUTH ABOUT EMMANUEL (Gregorini, US)
UPSTREAM COLOR (Carruth, US)

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