Sundance Film Festival: Reviews
US Dramatic Competition
US Documentary Competition
World Cinema Dramatic Competition
Dir. Mirjana Karanovic, Serbia/Bosnia and Herzegovina/Croatia, 2015, 90 mins
World Cinema Documentary Competition
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.
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.
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.