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Sundance Film Festival Reviews

‘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.

‘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.

‘Palm Trees and Power Lines’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Jamie Dack’s debut feature examines the notion of consent in a relationship between a teenage girl and a man twice her age.

‘The Janes’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Members of a Chicago group that helped thousands of women secure illegal abortions offer firsthand accounts of their work’s challenges, risks and achievements.

‘My Old School’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Alan Cumming plays a key role in this unconventional documentary about a Scotsman who pretended to be someone he wasn't back in the 1990s, a first feature for Jono McLeod.

‘We Met in Virtual Reality’ : Film Review | Sundance 2022

Joe Hunting's documentary looks at the communities in online virtual world platform VRChat and explores how COVID-19 impacted them.

‘Aftershock’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Paula Eiselt and Tonya Lewis Lee’s documentary delves into the crisis of Black maternal mortality in the United States.

‘Nanny’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Nikyatu Jusu's debut feature revolves around a Senegalese woman working as a nanny for a wealthy New York couple and haunted by frightening visions.

‘blood’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Bradley Rust Gray’s film features Carla Juri as a young woman who travels to Japan while navigating the aftermath of her husband's death.

‘Navalny’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Daniel Roher's documentary looks at the life of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in the aftermath of an assassination attempt on his life.

‘Nothing Compares’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Kathryn Ferguson’s documentary zeros in on the momentous first few years of Sinead O’Connor’s music career, when she went from being idolized to being demonized.