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A scene from "On the Record", 2020
Elisabeth SeredaFebruary 3, 2020

Every year, the Sundance Film Festival has one big controversial documentary on their schedule. Just remember Alex Gibney’s anti-Scientology film...

A scene from Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren & Stimpy Story
Brent SimonJanuary 30, 2020

In the early 1990s, children’s cable network Nickelodeon, seeking animated programming different from the medium’s traditional powerhouse...

A scene from "The Dissident", 2020
Sam AsiJanuary 30, 2020

Since the onset of the Arab Spring, the Sundance Film Festival has been a platform for in-depth documentaries. From Egypt, Libya, Syria, Iraq, and...

Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at Sundance 2020
Elisabeth SeredaJanuary 28, 2020

In recent years, Sundance has drawn quite a few politicians and activists to the snow-capped mountains of Park City, most notably Al Gore and Ruth...

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A scene from "Summertime". 2020
Luca CeladaJanuary 25, 2020

The crowd that packed the Sundance screening of Summertime at the MARC Theater in Park City was one of the most stoked in memory. Mostly because...

A scene from "Crip Camp", 2020
Brent SimonJanuary 25, 2020

Its provocative, politically incorrect title serving as advance notice of the myth-smashing yet to unfold, Crip Camp, which just enjoyed its world...

Taylor Swift ina  scene from "Miss Americana"
Luca CeladaJanuary 24, 2020

Standing ovations of the magnitude of the one that shook the cavernous Eccles Theater for the premiere of Miss Americana are rare at the Sundance...

Scene from "Midnight Traveler"
Brent SimonFebruary 6, 2019

An intimately scaled, uniquely heartrending nonfiction film that serves as an emotionally fortifying takedown of the dehumanizing demagoguery...

Scene from "Stieg Larsson: The Man Who Played with Fire"
Brent SimonFebruary 6, 2019

Best known as the author of the Millennium trilogy, a brooding and gritty series of crime novels which introduced readers to the complex character...

Scene from "Always in Season "
Brent SimonFebruary 6, 2019

Part mystery and part history lesson, director Jacqueline Olive’s Always in Season is an ambitious and extraordinarily timely documentary about...