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Slamdance 2017 Interview: Jamie Greenberg (Future ‘38)

Slamdance 2017 Interview: Jamie Greenberg (Future ‘38)

Transported to the year 2018 AD, an American agent finds a strange world of silvery sky~scrapers and connected computers. Movies can be the sweetest escape, and Future ’38 delights wholeheartedly in their conventions, knowingly playing with language, colors, costumes and plot points, all in service of a joyful, time twisty take on a hero’s journey.


Full SXSW 2017 Feature Film Lineup Unveiled

Running March 10-19, 2017, SXSW Film Festival will screen some 125 feature films will screen. Of these films, there will be 84 World Premieres, 11 North American Premieres, and 6 US Premieres, while the always admirable First-time filmmakers rate stands at 51 films. Of the full lineup, which you can find at the link below, a select  highlights include Baby


Sundance 2017: Complete Winners

Set against a haze of protest, Sundance 2017 wrapped last weekend with a sleeper hit taking the top narrative prize, with intimate human stories prevailing throughout: U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic “I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore”  Directing Award: U.S. Dramatic “Beach Rats,” Eliza Hittman Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: U.S. Dramatic “Ingrid

New Terrence Malik To Open SXSW 2017

Quickly approaching, SXSW (March 10-19, 2017) has announced a handful of films set to play this year’s festival event with the latest from Terrence Malik set to open things. The Austin set music drama will also join Eshom and Ian Nelms’ hybrid action thriller, Small Town Crime, Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen’s lyrical portrait of a tiny hill

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Chelsea Handler To Lead Anti Trump Rally At Sundance 2017

Saturday, January 21 will see the Women’s March on Main as Sundance joins in the national day against discrimination. In demonstrating universal respect for social justice and human rights issues ranging from race, ethnicity, gender, religion, immigration and health care, the independent film community will do their part and stand in solidarity with those apprehansive about

First Sundance Film Festival 2017 Titles Announced!

Sundance Institute convenes a full slate of provocative and agenda-setting independent films at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, beginning with today’s announcement of the 66 films selected for U.S. Competition, World Competition and NEXT, as well as a slate of environmentally focused programming under the Festival’s New Climate program. The Festival hosts screenings in Park