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Sundance Film Festival: Reviews

US Documentary Competition


'Weiner': Review

By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dirs: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg. US. 2015. 96mins

Park City at Midnight

yoga hosers

'Yoga Hosers': Sundance Review

By Anthony Kaufman

Dir/scr: Kevin Smith. US, 2015. 87 mins.



David Farrier, Dylan Reeve – 'Tickled'


When New Zealand journalist stumbled upon the world of competitive endurance tickling he was intrigued and made enquires to the person who seemed to be in charge, Jane O’Brien. Then things got dark in the Sundance documentary.

Manchester By The Sea

Kenneth Lonergan, 'Manchester By The Sea'


Arguably the most acclaimed film in Sundance, Kenneth Lonergan’s Premieres selection packs a punch and sparked a $10m US buy from Amazon Studios that will include a theatrical launch most likely during awards season.

Doron Weber

Doron Weber, The Sloan Foundation


As Sundance prepares to announce the winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Prize, Jeremy Kay talks to the Sloan Foundation’s vice-president and programme director about his mission to further public understanding of science, technology and economics through grant allocation and partnership with film schools around the US.