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Kelly Macdonald in "Puzzle" (2018)
Luca CeladaJanuary 26, 2018

Marc Turtletaub is a veteran producer who's no stranger to Sundance having been here with films like Sunshine Cleaning, Our Idiot Brother, Safety...

A scene from "Burden", at Sundance 2018
Ersi DanouJanuary 24, 2018

Andrew Heckler’s directorial debut, Burden, was twenty years in the making but, as the writer-director said, it seems more relevant now than it...

Yannis Drakopoulos in "Pity" (2018)
Ersi DanouJanuary 24, 2018

“There are two kinds of pity,” said Babis Makridis the Greek director returning to Sundance for the second time. “The pity we feel towards someone...

A scene from The Tale
Luca CeladaJanuary 22, 2018

It would have been topical enough to make a movie about child molestation involving a sports coach, given, among other things, the recent...

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Scene from "American Animals"
Gabriel LermanJanuary 21, 2018

In 2012 British filmmaker Bart Layton presented his documentary The Imposter at Sundance. It ended up winning a BAFTA Award for Outstanding Debut...

Joaquin Phoenix and Jonah Hill
Silvia BizioJanuary 20, 2018

Gus Van Sant, director of Golden Globe winning films Good Will Hunting (screenplay for Matt Damon and Ben Affleck) and To Die For (best actress...

Scene from the film Nico, 1988
Emanuel LevySeptember 19, 2017

Nico, 1988, which opened the 2017 Venice Horizons section and also played in Toronto, is not the first documentary about Christa Paffgen, better...

Scene from "Foxtrot"
Emanuel LevySeptember 13, 2017

Israeli director Samuel Maoz, who won the Golden Lion Award at the Venice Film Festival for his stunning war film, Lebanon, likes to take his time...

Scene from "The Insult"
Emanuel LevySeptember 11, 2017

Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri, who made the powerful film The Attack, which not many people beyond the festival circuit saw, continues to impress...

Scene from "The House by the Sea"
Emanuel LevySeptember 8, 2017

What begins as an old-fashioned family melodrama turns into a more complex existential meditation on the way we live now in Robert Guédiguian’s...