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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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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

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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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Slamdance Film Festival Announces 2017 Competition Lineup

The Slamdance Film Festival has just announced their Narrative and Documentary Feature Film Competition programs for its 23rd Festival edition, taking place in Park City from January 20-26, 2017. This year the festival will showcase 11 narrative and 8 documentary features from emerging storytellers across the globe: NARRATIVE FEATURES: Aerotropolis (Taiwan) World Premiere Director &

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Dispatches From The 2016 Sundance Film Festival: Part 1

Sundance was just opening and rubbing its eyes Friday morning before it was already dabbing them with tissue. The festival’s opener, writer-director Chris Kelly’s “Other People,” begins with a family on a bed sniffling and sobbing, shaping their bodies along the contours of a mother that has just died. In the middle of this morbidity,

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