Tag: Sundance

Long Line of Ladies | Rayka Zehtabchi and Shaandiin Tome Sundance 2022 Interview [Exclusive]

A Northern California Karuk tribe brought back the Ihuk tradition for young women. The short film Long Line of Ladies observes the family and tribal affair that takes place before its ceremonial Ihuk. Here is

Netflix Acquires the Rights for Doc Descendant from Sundance 2022

Netflix acquired the worldwide rights to the documentary Descendant along with former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s production company Higher Ground for presentation. Recently, the film received the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award: Creative

MUBI Acquires Free Chol Soo Lee Doc from Sundance 2022

It’s the same story for decades. An innocent man was racially profiled and sent to prison for a crime he didn’t commit. In the documentary Free Chol Soo Lee, the story took an investigative journalist

Brian and Charles | Jim Archer, David Earl, and Chris Hayward Sundance 2022 Interview [Exclusive]

One of the strangest and lovable comedies out of the Sundance Film Festival this year has to be Brian and Charles. Expanded from the short film of the same title, the fascinating story follows a

Girl Picture | Alli Haapasalo Sundance 2022 Interview [Exclusive]

Alli Haapasalo wanted to make a coming-of-age story of a group of young women. In Girl Picture, the film follows three different women as they navigate the idea of responsibilities and relationships in the drama.

2022 Sundance Film Festival Awards Announced

The Sundance Film Festival begins the year with new undiscovered films with unique storytelling without the blockbuster budget. Despite the pandemic, the all-virtual festival managed in attracting some of the top films and upcoming directors

God’s Country | Julian Higgins and Shaye Ogbonna Sundance 2022 Interview [Exclusive]

Julian Higgins and Shaye Ogbonna crafted a modern western with God’s Country that puts Thandiwe Newton in the spotlight as a woman going through grief with escalating conflicts that started with hunters trespassing on her

Summering | James Ponsoldt Sundance 2022 Interview [Exclusive]

Young teens may have the wildest imaginations as they transition towards adulthood with real issues and problems. Director James Ponsoldt wanted to capture that childhood essence and friendship facing the issue of family, maturation, and

Aftershock | Paula Eiselt and Tonya Lewis Lee Sundance Interview [Exclusive]

There is a growing concern systemic medical concern in America due to childbirth complications that directors Paula Eiselt and Tonya Lew Lee wanted to address in their documentary Aftershock. After years of research and talks,

The Cathedral | Ricky D’Ambrose Sundance Interview [Exclusive]

For director and writer Ricky D’Ambrose, The Cathedral mirrors his perspective growing up in the past couple of decades. The film stars Monica Barbaro (Top Gun: Maverick) and Brian d’Arcy James (Spotlight) as a couple