documentary competition

Sundance Film Festival 2013 Jury announced

Article: Sundance Film Festival 2013 Jury announced

Sundance Institute announced today 19 members of five juries awarding prizes at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, January 17-27 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. Short Film Awards will be announced at a ceremony on January 22 at Park City’s Jupiter Bowl, with feature film awards announced at a separate ceremony on January 26.

Sundance Film Festival watch: BLACK POWER MIXTAPE

Article: Sundance Film Festival watch: BLACK POWER MIXTAPE

Among the intriguing films in the World Cinema Documentary Competition at the Sundance Film Festival in January is Goran Hugo Olsson’s powerful-looking THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975. The film combines audio interviews with contemporary figures with 16mm archival footage documenting the Black Power movement in America, shot by Swedish journalists between 1967 and 1975 and…

Meet Liz Garbus director of SHOUTING FIRE

Article: Meet Liz Garbus director of SHOUTING FIRE

Meet Liz Garbus director of SHOUTING FIRE: STORIES FROM THE EDGE OF FREE SPEECH, an official selection in the Documentary Competition at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

Meet Dana Perry director of BOY INTERRUPTED

Article: Meet Dana Perry director of BOY INTERRUPTED

Meet Dana Perry director of BOY INTERRUPTED, an official selection in the Documentary Competition at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

Meet Michel Orion Scott director of OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY

Article: Meet Michel Orion Scott director of OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY

Meet Michel Orion Scott director of OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY, an official selection in the Documentary Competition at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

Meet Emily & Sarah Kunstler directors of WILLIAM KUNSTLER: DISTURBING THE UNIVERSE

Article: Meet Emily & Sarah Kunstler directors of WILLIAM KUNSTLER: DISTURBING THE UNIVERSE

Meet Emily & Sarah Kunstler directors of WILLIAM KUNSTLER: DISTURBING THE UNIVERSE, an official selection in the Documentary Competition at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

Meet Greg Barker director of SERGIO

Article: Meet Greg Barker director of SERGIO

Meet Greg Barker director of SERGIO, an official selection in the Documentary Competition at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. SERGIO DIRECTOR: Greg Barker U.S.A., 2008, 94 min., color Based on the biography Chasing the Flame by Samantha Power, Sergio is the story of the United Nation’s go-to guy. A cross between James Bond and Bobby…

Meet Natalia Almada director of EL GENERAL

Article: Meet Natalia Almada director of EL GENERAL

Meet Natalia Almada director of EL GENERAL, an official selection in the Documentary Competition at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

2009 Competition Films Announced

Article: 2009 Competition Films Announced

Sundance Institute announced today the lineup of films selected to screen in the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions for the 25th Sundance Film Festival. In addition to the four Competition categories, the Festival presents films in five out-of-competition sections to be announced tomorrow. The 2009 Sundance Film Festival runs January 15-25 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Sundance, Utah.

2008 Sundance Documentary Competition

Article: 2008 Sundance Documentary Competition

These films represent a broad section of new documentaries by American independent filmmakers. From examinations of the American political system and the country’s use of natural resources to explorations of cultural development and intimate portraits of legendary artists, these films represent a thematic and artistic variety. This year’s 16 films were selected from a record 953 submissions. Each film is a world premiere.

The films screening in Documentary Competition are…

2008 Sundance Wold Documentary Competition

Article: 2008 Sundance Wold Documentary Competition

The 16 films selected from 620 submissions represent 8 countries including Pakistan, Jordan, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and Canada. The range of human experience is played out in these engaging stories about the artistic process, the cost of conflict, faith and nationalism, and the triumph of personal spirit.

Films screening in World Cinema Documentary Competition are…

'08 Festival Categories And New Events

Article: '08 Festival Categories And New Events

Festival films screen in nine sections: Documentary Competition, Dramatic Competition, World Cinema Documentary Competition, World Cinema Dramatic Competition, Spectrum, New Frontier, Park City at Midnight, and from the Sundance Collection. Feature films selected for the Premieres, Spectrum, Park City at Midnight, and New Frontier categories will be announced tomorrow, Thursday, November 29. The Short Film…

Welcome To Sundance 2007

Article: Welcome To Sundance 2007

On Jan 18, the Sundance Film Festival kicks off for another 10 days of packed parties, tragic fashion, smoke-filled business deals, overpriced restaurants, sightings of Paris Hilton, and, oh yes, films This year offers one of the most ambitious slates in recent years. Geoffrey Gilmore, Director, Sundance Film Festival highlights that “in this year’s Festival there is a breadth of subject matter, vision and innovative storytelling that is transforming the old idea of the American indie film.” (In Variety [www.variety.com], Gilmore went on to define that diversity.)