The 2016 Sundance Film Festival took place from January 21 to January 31, 2016. The first lineup of competition films was announced on December 2, 2015. The opening night film was Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You, directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady.
Dec 07, 2015 · The Festival takes place January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Sundance and Ogden, Utah.
Sundance is the largest independent film festival in the US, with more than 46,660 attending in 2016. It is held in January in Park City, Salt Lake City, and the Sundance Resort (a ski resort near Provo, Utah) and acts as a showcase for new work from American and international independent filmmakers.
Singer Selena Gomez attends the premiere of "The Fundamentals of Caring" during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival at Eccles Center Theatre on January 29, 2016 in Park City, Utah.
Award-winners and contenders from Sundance Film Festival (2016)
Dec 08, 2015 · Park City, UT — Sundance Institute announced today its full lineup of 72 short films that will leave a lasting impact on audiences long after the lights go up at their screenings at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Sundance and Ogden, Utah.
Dec 03, 2015 · Park City, UT — A revolution a decade in the making, Sundance Institute celebrates the 10th Anniversary of its New Frontier program with an exhibition of new work at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, including immersive cinematic works, virtual reality installations, an extensive lineup of documentary and narrative mobile VR experiences and an inside look at the innovations being developed at ...
Showcasing a wide variety of story and style, the Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 95-minute theatrical program of eight short films from the 2016 edition of the January Festival
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- “Agnus Dei.” Set in a Polish convent ravaged by Russian soldiers at the end of WWII, Anne Fontaine’s finest film in years explores every aspect of an unthinkable situation with tact, intelligence and fine-grained character detail.
- “Audrie & Daisy.” Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk’s documentary was among the festival’s most potent social-issue indictments, delving into two recent high-profile cases underline the high risk of sexual assault among American teens, as well as the “slut-shaming” culture that often exacerbates the trauma such crimes create.
- “The Birth of a Nation.” If D.W. Griffith’s racist epic of the same name was indeed like “writing history with lightning,” as Woodrow Wilson reportedly felt, then this century-later telling of Nat Turner’s slave rebellion is the thunderclap that was inevitably bound to follow.
- “Certain Women.” After throwing her admirers a curveball with the cool genre stylings of “Night Moves,” Kelly Reichardt returns to her forte of tender, finely etched humanism with this adaptation of three short stories — each revolving around women in an emotional quandary — by Montana-based writer Maile Meloy.