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Sundance 2017 Filmmaker Interview: Stanley Nelson (Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities)

Sundance 2017 Filmmaker Interview: Stanley Nelson (Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities)

‘Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ spans 170 years of American history. The two-hour film and multi-platform project by award-winning documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson, explores the pivotal role HBCUs have played in the ascent of African-Americans and their families – from slavery to the present day. The film

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CPH:DOX Announces ‘Last Men In Aleppo’ 2017 Opening Night Film

Having just received the Grand Jury Documentary Prize at Sundance last week, ‘Last Men in Aleppo’ will now open the 2017 CPH:DOX Documentary Festival. The 15 March screening marks the European Premiere of the acclaimed documentary, as CPH:DOX brings its 14th lineup across Denmark. The date also marks exactly 6 years since the Syrian revolution started,

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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

10 Films To Watch At Sundance 2017

It’s almost time! The 2017 edition of Sundance Film festival is happening January 19-29 in Park City, Utah. With over 100 films on the slate, we’ve selected 10 that we’re most looking forward to. Manifesto | Premieres | Julian Rosefeldt The architect of this unique film idea is director Julian Rosefeldt, a veteran of intricate

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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

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