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

Sundance site 45th Sundance
Film Festival

20 - 30 JANUARY 2022
in Park City, Utah


2 0 2 2   A W A R D S
U. S.   D R A M A T I C
Grand Jury Prize
: NANNY
Audience Award:
CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH
Directing: Jamie Dack
(PALM TREES AND POWER LINES)
Screenwriting: KD Davila (EMERGENCY)
Ensemble: 892
Artistic Vision: BLOOD

W O R L D   C I N E M A   D R A M A
Grand Jury Prize
: UTAMA
Audience Award: GIRL PICTURE
Directing: Maryna Er Gorbach (KLONDIKE)
Acting: Teresa Sanchez (DOS ESTACIONES)
Innovative Spirit: LEONOR WILL NEVER DIE

S U N D A N C E   I N S T I T U T E
NHK Award
: Hasan Hadi (THE PRESIDENT'S CAKE))
Producing Fiction: Amanda Marshall (GOD'S COUNTRY)
Producing Nonfiction: Su Kim (FREE CHOL SOO LEE)
Editing Fiction: Dody Dorn
Editing Nonfiction: Toby Shimin

U. S.   D O C U M E N T A R Y
Grand Jury Prize
: THE EXILES
Audience Award: NAVALNY
Directing: Reid Davenport
(I DIDN'T SEE YOU THERE)
Editing: Erin Casper & Jocelyne Chaput (FIRE OF LOVE)
Creative Vision: DESCENDANT
Impact for Change: AFTERSHOCK

W O R L D   C I N E M A   D O C
Grand Jury Prize
: ALL THAT BREATHES
Audience Award: THE TERRITORY
Directing: Simon Lereng Wilmont
(A HOUSE MADE OF SPLINTERS)
Craft: THE TERRITORY
Verite Filmmaking: MIDWIVES

Alfred P Sloan Prize: AFTER YANG
Festival Favorite Award: NAVALNY
NEXT Audience Award: FRAMING AGNES
NEXT Innovator: Chase Joynt (FRAMING AGNES)
2 0 2 2   F I L M S
2ND CHANCE
892
AFTER YANG
AFTERSHOCK
ALICE
ALL THAT BREATHES
AM I OK?
THE AMERICAN DREAM AND OTHER FAIRY TALES
BABYSITTER
BLOOD
BRAINWASHED: SEX-CAMERA-POWER
BRIAN AND CHARLES (Archer, UK)
CALENDAR GIRLS
CALL JANE
THE CATHEDRAL
CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH
THE COW WHO SANG A SONG INTO THE FUTURE
DESCENDANT
DOS ESTACIONES
DOWNFALL: THE CASE AGAINST BOEING
DUAL
EMERGENCY (Williams, US)
EMILY THE CRIMINAL
EVERY DAY IN KAIMUKI
THE EXILES
FIRE OF LOVE (Dosa, Can)
FRAMING AGNES
FREE CHOL SOO LEE (Ha/Yi, US)
FRESH
GENTLE
GIRL PICTURE (Haapasalo, Fin)
GOD'S COUNTRY
GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE (Hyde, UK)
HAPPENING (Diwan, Fr)
HATCHING (Bergholm, Fin)
HONK FOR JESUS. SAVE YOUR SOUL. (Ebo, US)
A HOUSE MADE OF SPLINTERS
I DIDN'T SEE YOU THERE
THE INCREDIBLY TRUE ADVENTURE OF TWO GIRLS IN LOVE
THE JANES
JEEN-YUHS: A KANYE TRILOGY

JIHAD REHAB
KLONDIKE
LA GUERRA CIVIL
LAST FLIGHT HOME
LEONOR WILL NEVER DIE
* LIVING (Hermanus, UK)
A LOVE SONG
LUCY AND DESI
MARS ONE
MASTER
MEET ME IN THE BATHROOM
MIDWIVES
MIJA
THE MISSION
MY OLD SCHOOL (McLeod, UK)
NANNY
NAVALNY
NEPTUNE FROST (Williams/Uzeyman, Rw)
NOTHING COMPARES
PALM TREES AND POWER LINES
PHOENIX RISING
PIGGY
THE PRINCESS (Perkins, UK)
RESURRECTION (Semans, UK)
RIOTSVILLE, USA
SHARP STICK (Dunham, US)
SIRENS
SOMETHING IN THE DIRT
SPEAK NO EVIL
TANTURA
THE TERRITORY
THREE MINUTES: A LENGTHENING
TIKTOK, BOOM
TO THE END
UTAMA
WATCHER (Okuno, Rom)
WE MET IN VIRTUAL REALITY (Hunting, UK)
WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT COSBY
WHEN YOU FINISH SAVING THE WORLD
THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD (Trier, Nor)
YOU WON'T BE ALONE

Sundance site 44th Sundance
Film Festival

28 JAN - 3 FEB 2021
in Park City, Utah


2 0 2 1   A W A R D S
U. S.   D R A M A T I C
Grand Jury Prize
: CODA
Audience Award: CODA
Directing: Sian Heder (CODA)
Screenwriting: Ari Katcher & Ryan Welch (ON THE COUNT OF THREE)
Acting: Clifton Collins Jr (JOCKEY)
Ensemble: CODA
Editing: Kristina Motwani & Rebecca Adorno (HOMEROOM)

W O R L D   C I N E M A   D R A M A
Grand Jury Prize
: HIVE
Audience Award: HIVE
Directing: Blerta Basholli (HIVE)
Acting: Jesmark Scicluna (LUZZU)
Creative Vision: Baz Poonpiriya (ONE FOR THE ROAD)

Alfred P Sloan Prize: SONS OF MONARCHS
NEXT Audience Award: MA BELLE, MY BEAUTY
NEXT Innovator: Dash Shaw (CRYPTOZOO)

U. S.   D O C U M E N T A R Y
Grand Jury Prize
: SUMMER OF SOUL
Audience Award: SUMMER OF SOUL
Directing: Natalia Almada (USERS)
Emerging Filmmaker: Parker Hill &
Isabel Bethencourt (CUSP)
Nonfiction Experimentation: Theo Anthony (ALL LIGHT EVERYWHERE)

W O R L D   C I N E M A   D O C
Grand Jury Prize
: FLEE
Audience Award: WRITING WITH FIRE
Directing: Hogir Hirori (SABAYA)
Impact for Change: Rintu Thomas & Sushmit Ghosh
(WRITING WITH FIRE)
Verite Filmmaking: Camilla Nielsson (PRESIDENT)

S U N D A N C E   I N S T I T U T E
NHK Award
: Meryman Joobeur (MOTHERHOOD)
Producers Award - Nonfiction: Nicole Salazar (PHILLY D.A.)
Producers Award - Fiction: Natalie Qasabian (RUN)
Editing: Juli Vizza & Terilyn Shropshire
2 0 2 1   F I L M S
AILEY (Wignot, US)
ALL LIGHT, EVERYWHERE (Anthony, US)
AMY TAN: UNINTENDED MEMOIR (Redford, US)
AT THE READY (Crow, US)
THE BLAZING WORLD (Young, US)
BRING YOUR OWN BRIGADE (Walker, US)
CENSOR (Bailey-Bond, UK)
CODA (Heder, US)
COMING HOME IN THE DARK (Ashcroft, NZ)
CRYPTOZOO (Shaw, US)
CUSP (Hill/Bethencourt, US)
THE DOG WHO WOULDN'T BE QUIET (Katz, Arg)
EIGHT FOR SILVER (Ellis, US)
EL PLANETA (Ulman, Sp)
FAYA DAYI (Beshir, Eth)
FIRE IN THE MOUNTAINS (Singh, Ind)
FIRST DATE (Crosby/Knapp, US)
FLEE (Rasmussen, Den)
A GLITCH IN THE MATRIX (Ascher, US)
HIVE (Basholli, Kos)
HOMEROOM (Nicks, US)
HOW IT ENDS (Wein/Lister-Jones, US)
HUMAN FACTORS (Ger) (Trocker, Ger)
I WAS A SIMPLE MAN (Yogi, US)
IN THE EARTH (Wheatley, UK)
IN THE SAME BREATH (Wang, US)
JOCKEY (Bentley, US)
JOHN AND THE HOLE (Sisto, US)
KNOCKING (Kempff, Swe)
LAND (Wright, US)
LIFE IN A DAY 2020 (Macdonald, UK)
LUZZU (Camilleri, Mlt)
MA BELLE, MY BEAUTY (Hill, US)
MARVELOUS AND THE BLACK HOLE (Tsang, US)
MASS (Kranz, US)
MAYDAY (Cinorre, US)

MISHA AND THE WOLVES (Hobkinson, UK)
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOY IN THE WORLD (Lindstrom/Petri, Swe)
MOTHER SCHMUCKERS (Guit/Guit, Bel)
MY NAME IS PAULI MURRAY (West/Cohen, US)
NIGHT OF THE KINGS (Lacote, CdI)
ON THE COUNT OF THREE (Carmichael, US)
ONE FOR THE ROAD (Poonpiriya, Chn)
PASSING (Hall, US)
THE PINK CLOUD (Br) (Gerbase, Br)
PLAYING WITH SHARKS (Aitken, Aus)
PLEASURE (Thyberg, Swe)
PRESIDENT (Nielsson, Den)
PRIME TIME (Piatek, Pol)
PRISONERS OF THE GHOSTLAND (Sono, Jpn)
R#J (Williams, US)
REBEL HEARTS (Kos, US)
RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT (Riera, US)
SABAYA (Hirori, Swe)
SEARCHERS (Velez, US)
SON OF MONARCHS (Gambis, Mex)
THE SPARKS BROTHERS (Wright, UK)
STRAWBERRY MANSION (Birney/Audley, US)
STREET GANG: HOW WE GOT TO SESAME STREET (Agrelo, US)
SUMMER OF SOUL (Thompson, US)
SUPERIOR (Vassilopoulos, US)
TAMING THE GARDEN (Jashi, Geo)
TOGETHER TOGETHER (Beckwith, US)
TRY HARDER! (Lum, US)
USERS (Almada, US)
VIOLATION (Sims-Fewer/Mancinelli, Can)
WE'RE ALL GOING TO THE WORLD'S FAIR (Schoenbrun, US)
WILD INDIAN (Corbine, US)
THE WORLD TO COME (Fastvold, US)
WRITING WITH FIRE (Thomas/Ghosh, Ind)

* review coming

Sundance Film Festival: London
shadows@sundance london
10th Sundance Film
Festival: London

9-12 JUNE 2022
at Picturehouse Central

Opening Film:
GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE
Audience Award:
BRIAN AND CHARLES
Surprise Film:
BODIES BODIES BODIES

Updates & reviews at:
SHADOWS BLOG
2 0 2 2   F I L M S
BODIES BODIES BODIES (Reijn, US)
BRIAN AND CHARLES (Archer, UK)
FIRE OF LOVE (Dosa, Can)
FREE CHOL SOO LEE (Ha/Yi, US)
GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE (Hyde, UK)
HATCHING (Bergholm, Fin)
HONK FOR JESUS. SAVE YOUR SOUL. (Ebo, US)
A LOVE SONG (Walker-Silverman, US)
THE PRINCESS (Perkins, UK)
RESURRECTION (Semans, UK)
SHARP STICK (Dunham, US)
WATCHER (Okuno, US)
WE MET IN VIRTUAL REALITY (Hunting, UK)
2 0 2 1   F I L M S
THE BLAZING WORLD (Young, US)
CENSOR (Baily-Bond, UK)
CODA (Heder, US)
CRYPTOZOO (Shaw, US)
FIRST DATE (Crosby/Knapp, US)
HERSELF (Lloyd, Ire) - Surprise Film
HUMAN FACTORS (Trocker, Ger)
IN THE SAME BREATH (Wang, US)
MISHA AND THE WOLVES (Hobkinson, UK)
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOY IN THE WORLD (Lindstrom/Petri, Swe)
THE NEST (Durkin, UK)
PLEASURE (Thyberg, Swe)
THE SPARKS BROTHERS (Wright, UK)
TOGETHER TOGETHER (Beckwith, US)
WRITING WITH FIRE (Thomas/Ghosh, Ind)
ZOLA (Bravo, US)

See also:
SUNDANCE SHORTS 2021

2 0 2 0   F I L M S
Features:
BOYS STATE (Moss/McBaine, US)
LUXOR (Durra, Egy)
UNCLE FRANK (Ball, US)

Events:
• Feature Screenings with live Q&As
• Short Film Screenings with Q&As
• (Re)imagining the Future of Independent Film
• Transatlantic: Directors in Conversation

Shorts:
* BEYOND THE NORTH WINDS (Cubides-Brady, UK)
* THE DEVIL'S HARMONY (Williams, UK)
JUNIOR BANGERS (Lee)
NO, I DON'T WANT TO DANCE (Vinciguerra)
POMPEII (Lighton/Alessi/Morgan, UK)
SLUG LIFE (Gate)
WHITE GIRL (Latif)
WOOD CHILD & HIDDEN FOREST MOTHER (Irwin)


2 0 1 9   F I L M S
AFTER THE WEDDING (Freundlich, US)
ANIMALS (Hyde, UK)
APOLLO 11 (Miller, US)
ASK DR RUTH (White, US)
THE BRINK (Klayman, US)
CORPORATE ANIMALS (Brice, US)
THE DEATH OF DICK LONG (Scheinert, US)
THE FAREWELL (Wang, US)
GREENER GRASS (DeBoer/Luebbe, US)
HAIL SATAN? (Lane, US)
THE LAST TREE (Amoo, UK)
LATE NIGHT (Ganatra, US)
THE NIGHTINGALE (Kent, Aus)



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