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‘Dos Estaciones’: Film Review

Natural disasters and multinational corporations threaten the survival of an independent tequila company in the Mexico-set drama, a selection of New Directors/New Films and an award winner at…

Magnolia Pictures Lands North American Rights to Sundance Doc ‘Riotsville, USA’ (Exclusive)

Magnolia Pictures has acquired the North American rights to the Sundance documentary Riotsville, USA, which uses a model town constructed by the U.S. military as a lens by which to examine…

Berlin: Showtime, Bleecker Street Sign Output Deal

Bleecker Street has signed a new three-year output deal with Showtime Networks that will see the ViacomCBS unit take TV, on-demand and streaming rights to Bleecker’s slate of upcoming features…

Lena Dunham’s ‘Sharp Stick’ Goes to Utopia

The Lena Dunham-directed feature Sharp Stick has landed at Utopia in the U.S. Kristine Froseth stars in the movie, Dunham’s first in over a decade, as a sensitive and naive 26-year-old living…

Sundance Dealmaking Adjusts to Indie Film Market in Limbo

While the Sundance Film Festival officially ended on Jan. 30, the market is still far from over for buyers and sellers. “We’re still in the middle of Sundance as far as I am concerned,” laughs…

‘Speak No Evil’ (‘Gæsterne’): Film Review | Sundance 2022

Danish director Christian Tafdrup puts a family through hell when they make friends with the wrong folks on vacation in this Netherlands nightmare.

Sundance: ‘I Didn’t See You There’ Director on Documenting Disability

“I didn’t know if it was going to make sense, but I just couldn’t stop filming it,” remembers filmmaker Reid Davenport of a circus tent that was erected outside of his Oakland apartment…

The Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the 20 Best Films of Sundance 2022

A Spanish revenge thriller, Lena Dunham's latest polarizer, a sex comedy starring Emma Thompson, and documentaries about a fallen TV icon, French volcanologists and a Korean immigrant's wrongful…

Sundance: ‘Nanny’ and ‘The Exiles’ Take Top Prizes at 2022 Fest

Nanny has won the U.S. grand jury award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Other films taking the virtual fest’s top prizes include The Exiles, Navalny, Cha Cha Real Smooth, Utama and All That Bre…

Tacos, Tequila and Chocolate Cake: How Sundance Talent Celebrated Online Film Premieres in Real Life

For auteurs and actors with films selected for Sundance, a festival premiere can be a life-changing event, complete with standing ovations, bidding wars and snow-drenched afterparties. Because this

‘Riotsville, USA’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Sierra Pettengill's archival documentary examines police militarization in America.

‘All That Breathes’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Shaunak Sen's documentary focuses on a pair of brothers dedicated to rescuing birds of prey injured in the highly polluted air above New Delhi.