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Sundance 2021

‘CODA’ Lands August Release on Apple+ and in Theaters

Apple Original Films paid a record $25 for the acclaimed drama, which premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

Berlin: How COVID-19 Has Changed Onscreen Storytelling

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how movies are being made, but the new crop of films that screened at the Sundance and Berlin film festivals are evidence that the…

Berlin: Domestic Deals for Alex Camilleri’s ‘Luzzu,’ Tracey Deer’s ‘Beans’

Kino Lorber has picked up North American rights to Sundance title 'Luzzu,' with FilmRise acquiring Berlin 2021 title 'Beans.'

‘R#J’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

Desktop film promoter Timur Bekmambetov produces an update of 'Romeo and Juliet' for the Instagram age, mixing Spotify playlists with Shakespearean dialogue in 'R#J.'

‘Knocking’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

In a psychological horror film from Sweden, a woman is certain she hears distress signals through her apartment walls, and struggles to be believed.

‘Hive’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

A Kosovo war widow fights her patriarchal village for an independent life in this Sundance prizewinner.

‘Coming Home in the Dark’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

A family hiking trip on New Zealand’s remote coastline becomes a nightmare of bloodshed and retribution in debuting director James Ashcroft's white-knuckle psycho thriller, 'Coming Home in the…

‘Ma Belle, My Beauty’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

Marion Hill's jazzy feature debut, winner of the Audience Award in Sundance's NEXT sidebar, explores a Franco-American polyamorous relationship.

‘Superior’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

Erin Vassilopoulos makes her directorial debut with a dramatic thriller about estranged twin sisters reuniting when one is in danger.

Sundance Film Festival Posts Largest-Ever Audience With Virtual 2021 Edition

A Sundance with online screenings and live premiere Zoom Q&A's secured a total audience 2.7 times a typical Park City edition, or over 500,000 film streams.

‘El Planeta’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

Amalia Ulman's droll first feature 'El Planeta' stars the writer-director opposite her real-life mother as an impoverished pair shrugging off destitution in a post-financial crisis town on the…

‘The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be Quiet’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

A young Argentine man comes of age, and Earth endures a calamity, in filmmaker Ana Katz's elliptical black-and-white drama.