The annual Sundance Film Festival kicks off today with its 15th edition, featuring a large number of films including features, shorts and documentaries. We will be covering on daily basis, from January 21 to 31, the screening program along with all the news and updates of the festival. So here is today’s screening program taking place at Park City, Utah:
Norman Lear: Just Another Version Of You(Doc Premieres)
Directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady Country: U.S.A. Screening Time: 5:30 PM | Run Time: 91 minutes
Other People(U.S. Dramatic)
Directed by Chris Kelly Country: U.S.A. Screening Time: 9 PM | Run Time: 97 minutes
Belgica (World Cinema)
Directed by Felix van Groeningen Countries: Belgium/France/Netherlands Screening Time: 5 PM | Run Time: 127 minutes
Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang (World Doc)
Directed by Kevin MacDonald Country: U.S.A. Screening Time: 8:30 PM | Run Time: 76 minutes
EGYPTIAN THEATRE Shorts Program 1 at 8:30 PM | Run Time: 98 minutes (This program will be screened again on Friday, January 22 at 8:30 AM)
So Good to See You
Directed by Duke Merriman Country: U.S.A.
Directed by Matt Kazman Country: U.S.A.
Directed by Caroline Monnet Country: Canada
It’s Not You
Directed by Don McKellar Country: Canada
Speaking is Difficult
Directed by AJ Schnack Country: U.S.A.
Directed by Maïmouna Doucouré Country: France
The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere
Directed by Mickey Duzyj Country: Japan
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Plot: A secret government agency run by Amanda Waller, named A.R.G.U.S creates a task force comprised of super villains, the “Suicide Squad“. They are assigned to execute dangerous tasks in exchange for shorter prison sentences.
Plot: The new Coen Brothers film follows a day in the life of Eddie Mannix, a Hollywood fixer for Capital Pictures in the 1950s, who cleans up and solves problems for big names and stars in the industry. But when studio star Baird Whitlock disappears, Mannix has to deal with more than just the fix.
Best Motion Picture, Drama Carol Mad Max: Fury Road The Revenant Room Spotlight
Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy The Big Short Joy The Martian Spy Trainwreck
Best Director – Motion Picture Todd Haynes, Carol Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant Tom McCarthy, Spotlight George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road Ridley Scott, The Martian
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama Cate Blanchett, Carol Brie Larson, Room Rooney Mara, Carol Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama Bryan Cranston, Trumbo Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl Will Smith, Concussion
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy Jennifer Lawrence, Joy Melissa McCarthy, Spy Amy Schumer, Trainwreck Maggie Smith, Lady in the Van Lily Tomlin, Grandma
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy Christian Bale, The Big Short Steve Carell, The Big Short Matt Damon, The Martian Al Pacino, Danny Collins Mark Ruffalo, Infinitely Polar Bear
Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Paul Dano, Love & Mercy Idris Elba, Beasts of No Nation Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies Michael Shannon, 99 Homes Sylvester Stallone, Creed
Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Jane Fonda, Youth Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight Helen Mirren, Trumbo Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs
Best Animated Feature Film Anomalisa The Good Dinosaur Inside Out The Peanuts Movie Shaun the Sheep Movie
Best Screenplay – Motion Picture Emma Donoghue, Room Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer, Spotlight Charles Randolph, Adam McKay, The Big Short Aaron Sorkin, Steve Jobs Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eight
Best Original Song – Motion Picture Love Me Like You Do (50 Shades of Grey) One Kind of Love (Love and Mercy) See You Again (Furious 7) Simple Song No. 3 (Youth) Writing’s on the Wall (Spectre)
Best Original Score– Motion Picture Carter Burwell, Carol Alexandre Desplat, The Danish Girl Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight Daniel Pemberton, Steve Jobs Ryuichi Sakamoto, Alva Noto, The Revenant
Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language The Brand New Testament (Belgium, France, Luxembourg) The Club (Chile) The Fencer (Finland, Germany, Estonia) Mustang (France) Son of Saul (Hungary)
Cecil B. DeMille Award Denzel Washington
Best TV Series, Drama Empire (Fox) Game of Thrones (HBO) Mr. Robot (USA Network) Narcos (Netflix) Outlander (Starz)
Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy Casual (Hulu) Mozart in the Jungle (Amazon Video) Orange Is the New Black (Netflix) Silicon Valley (HBO) Transparent (Amazon Video) Veep (HBO)
Best TV Limited Series or Movie American Crime (ABC) American Horror Story: Hotel (FX) Fargo (FX) Flesh and Bone (Starz) Wolf Hall (PBS)
Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama Caitriona Balfe, Outlander Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder Eva Green, Penny Dreadful Taraji P. Henson, Empire Robin Wright, House of Cards
Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama Jon Hamm, Mad Men Rami Malek, Mr. Robot Wagner Moura, Narcos Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Jamie Lee Curtis, Scream Queens Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin Lily Tomlin, Grace & Frankie
Best Actor in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy Aziz Ansari, Master of None Gael Garcia Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle Rob Lowe, The Grinder Patrick Stewart, Blunt Talk Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie Kirsten Dunst, Fargo Lady Gaga, American Horror Story: Hotel Sarah Hay, Flesh and Bone Felicity Huffman, American Crime Queen Latifah, Bessie
Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie Idris Elba, Luther Oscar Isaac, Show Me a Hero David Oyelowo, Nightingale Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall Patrick Wilson, Fargo
Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Limited-Series, or TV Movie Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey Regina King, American Crime Judith Light, Transparent Maura Tierney, The Affair
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Limited-Series, or TV Movie Alan Cumming, The Good Wife Damian Lewis, Wolf Hall Ben Mendelson, Bloodline Tobias Menzies, Outlander Christian Slater, Mr. Robot
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Plot: Jane Got a Gun centers on Jane Hammond, who has built a new life with her husband Bill “Ham” Hammond after being tormented by the ultra-violent Bishop Boys outlaw gang. She finds herself in the gang’s cross-hairs once again when Ham stumbles home riddled with bullets after dueling with the Boys and their relentless mastermind Colin. With the vengeful crew hot on Ham’s trail, Jane has nowhere to turn but to her former fiancé Dan Frost for help in defending her family against certain destruction. Haunted by old memories, Jane’s past meets the present in a heart-stopping battle for survival.
Plot: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’ most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.
Plot: Set, the merciless god of darkness, has taken over the throne of Egypt and plunged the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. Few dare to rebel against him. A young thief, whose love was taken captive by the god, seeks to dethrone and defeat Set with the aid of the powerful god Horus.
Plot: When Alice wakes up in Wonderland she must travel through a mysterious new world to retrieve a magical scepter that can stop the evil Lord of Time before he turns forward the clock and turns Wonderland into a barren, lifeless old world. With the help of some new friends, Alice must also uncover an evil plot to put the Queen of Hearts back on the throne.
Plot: Set in France during the mid-1970s, Vanessa, a former dancer, and her husband Roland, an American writer, travel the country together. They seem to be growing apart, but when they linger in one quiet, seaside town they begin to draw close to some of its more vibrant inhabitants, such as a local bar/café-keeper and a hotel owner.