Sundance Film Festival

5 Broken Cameras

5 Broken Cameras

Director: Guy Davidi, Emad Burnat
Year: 2011

ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE - BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE - An extraordinary work of both cinematic and political activism, 5 BROKEN CAMERAS is a deeply personal, first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village threatened by...

5 Broken Cameras

Ballast

Ballast

Director: Lance Hammer
Year: 2008

The winner of the 2008 Sundance Film Festival's Dramatic Directing Award and Excellence in Cinematography Award, Ballast is a stunning and evocative story of personal catastrophe and communal redemption set in the Mississippi Delta. Writer-director...

Ballast

Boy

Boy

Director: Taika Waititi
Year: 2010

Set on the east coast of New Zealand in the year 1984, an 11-year-old kid and devout Michael Jackson fan gets a chance to know his father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago. An international hit from acclaimed...

Boy

Computer Chess

Computer Chess

Director: Andrew Bujalski
Year: 2013

Set over the course of a weekend tournament for chess software programmers thirty-some years ago, COMPUTER CHESS transports viewers to a nostalgic moment when the contest between technology and the human spirit seemed a little more up for grabs.

Computer Chess

Derek

Derek

Director: Isaac Julien
Year: 2008

Written and narrated by Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton, this documentary blends vintage clips from Jarman's groundbreaking experimental works, never-before-seen footage from his films, and candid interviews shot shortly before his death in 1994.

Derek

Double Take

Double Take

Director: Johan Grimonprez
Year: 2009

Johan Grimonprez's ingenious documentary/ fiction hybrid - a meditation on identity, filmmaking, power and paranoia - looks at Alfred Hitchcock's 50s-60s films against the climate of Cold War anxiety. Using a meticulous array of archive footage and ...

Double Take

Finding Fela

Finding Fela

Director: Alex Gibney
Year: 2014

Directed by Alex Gibney, this is the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti's life, his music, his social and political importance and how his impact transformed the life of many Nigerians and rights activists throughout the world.

Finding Fela

The Forbidden Room

The Forbidden Room

Director: Evan Johnson, Guy Maddin
Year: 2015

From Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson. A never-before-seen woodsman mysteriously appears aboard a submarine that's been trapped deep under water for months with an unstable cargo. As the terrified crew make their way through the corridors of the doomed...

The Forbidden Room

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

Director: Ana Lily Amirpour
Year: 2014

The first Vampire Western ever made in the Farsi language, Ana Lily Amirpour's debut basks in the sheer pleasure of pulp. A joyful mash-up of genre, archetype, and iconography, its prolific influences span spaghetti westerns, graphic novels, horror...

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

How to Change the World

How to Change the World

Director: Jerry Rothwell
Year: 2015

In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to life, How To Change The World is the story of the pioneers who...

How to Change the World

In Between Days

In Between Days

Director: So Yong Kim
Year: 2006

Award winner at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, IN BETWEEN DAYS conveys "an extraordinary sense of intimacy" in depicting a young Korean immigrant's journey toward self-discovery.

In Between Days

In the Pit

In the Pit

Director: Juan Carlos Rulfo
Year: 2006

Juan Carlos Rulfo's In the Pit is a powerful documentary about the personal struggles behind the construction of a massive elevated freeway. With lyricisim and compassion, this Sundance Film Festival prize-winning film reveals the medieval nightmar...

In the Pit

It Felt Like Love

It Felt Like Love

Director: Eliza Hittman
Year: 2013

In this unflinchingly honest and refreshingly unsentimental coming-of-age story, 14-year-old Lila (Gina Piersanti, in a remarkable debut) spends a languid South Brooklyn summer playing third wheel to her promiscuous friend Chiara and Chiara's...

It Felt Like Love

Momma's Man

Momma's Man

Director: Azazel Jacobs
Year: 2008

One of the most acclaimed films of this year's Sundance Film Festival, Azazel Jacobs' third feature is both a tribute to his parents (and to the lost New York of his childhood) and an acutely perceptive, deeply personal take on a universal...

Momma's Man

Nollywood Babylon

Nollywood Babylon

Director: Samir Mallal, Ben Addelman
Year: 2008

This documentary chronicles the wild world of "Nollywood," a term coined in the early '90s to describe the world’s fastest-growing national cinema based in Lagos, surpassed only by Bollywood in volume. Peppered with outrageously juicy movie...

Nollywood Babylon

Oldboy

Oldboy

Director: Chan Wook Park
Year: 2003

OLDBOY tells the tragic story of Oh Dae-su (Choi Min-sik), who is kid- napped and imprisoned in a hotel room for 15 years without explanation. With no human interaction, his only company is the television, where he sees he has been framed for the...

Oldboy

Pandora's Promise

Pandora's Promise

Year: 2013

The atomic bomb and meltdowns like Fukushima have made nuclear power synonymous with global disaster. But what if we've got nuclear power wrong? PANDORA'S PROMISE asks whether the one technology we fear most could save our planet from a climate...

Pandora's Promise

Protagonist

Protagonist

Director: Jessica Yu
Year: 2006

Critically-acclaimed Protagonist explores extremism through four contrasting stories of personal revelation. At first glance the characters appear disconnected: a former German terrorist, an “ex-gay” evangelist, a bank robber and a...

Protagonist

RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World

RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World

Director: Catherine Bainbridge, Alfonso Maiorana
Year: 2017

This revelatory documentary brings to light the profound and overlooked influence of Indigenous people on popular music and the pioneering Native American musicians who helped shape the soundtracks of our lives.

RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World

The Red Chapel

The Red Chapel

Director: Mads Brügger
Year: 2009

In this Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning film, a trio of Danish comedians, who call themselves "The Red Chapel," pretend to be regime sympathizers and mount an absurd variety show in Pyongyang. The result is an unconventional, hilarious and damning...

The Red Chapel

The Return

The Return

Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev
Year: 2003

In this hauntingly beautiful drama two brothers lives are forever changed when the father who abandoned them suddenly reappears.

The Return

Rhythm Thief

Rhythm Thief

Director: Matthew Harrison
Year: 1995

Winner of the jury prize at the 1995 Sundance Film Festival, RHYTHM THIEF stars Jason Andrews (Last Exit to Brooklyn) as a NYC music bootlegger who finds himself in deep trouble after ripping off the music of an all-girl punk band (fronted by rocker...

Rhythm Thief

The Rocket

The Rocket

Director: Kim Mordaunt
Year: 2013

A boy who is believed to bring bad luck leads his family (and a couple of ragged misfits) through Laos to find a new home. After a calamity-filled journey through a land scarred by war, the boy builds a giant rocket to prove he's not cursed and to...

The Rocket

Romantico

Romantico

Director: Mark Becker
Year: 2005

A documentary portrait of Mexican musician Carmelo Muniz, who returns home to his young daughters after years playing the San Francisco taqueria circuit. Their reunion is bittersweet, as once Carmelo arrives in his hometown, he finds himself...

Romantico

The Russian Woodpecker

The Russian Woodpecker

Director: Chad Gracia
Year: 2015

The Russian Woodpecker is a thrilling, award-winning investigation into whether the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown was an inside job.

The Russian Woodpecker

SEMBENE!

SEMBENE!

Director: Jason Silverman, Samba Gadjigo
Year: 2015

In 1952, Ousmane Sembene, a Senegalese dockworker and fifth-grade dropout, began dreaming an impossible dream: to become the storyteller for a new Africa. This true story celebrates how the father of African cinema, against enormous odds, fought a...

SEMBENE!

Violeta Went to Heaven

Violeta Went to Heaven

Director: Andrés Wood
Year: 2011

The extraordinary story of the iconic poet, musician and folksinger Violeta Parra, whose songs have become hymns for Chileans and Latin Americans alike. Director Andres Wood (Machuca) traces the intensity and explosive vitality of her life, from...

Violeta Went to Heaven

Web Junkie

Web Junkie

Director: Shosh Shlam, Hilla Medalia
Year: 2014

Internet addiction is now a global issue, and china is the first country to classify it as a clinical disorder. Web Junkie takes audiences inside a Beijing treatment center and explores the cases of three teenagers who suffer from this 21st century...

Web Junkie

Who Is Dayani Cristal?

Who Is Dayani Cristal?

Director: Marc Silver
Year: 2013

The body of an unidentified immigrant is found in the Arizona Desert. In an attempt to retrace his path and discover his story, director Marc Silver and Gael Garcia Bernal embed themselves among migrant travelers on their own mission to cross the...

Who Is Dayani Cristal?

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