Three titles originally championed by the Sundance Film Festival to return to the big screen.
Sundance London is to screen Memento, Reservoir Dogs and Winter’s Bone - three iconic films discovered by the Sundance Film Festival throughout its 30-year history.
The features are part of the Sundance Collection, a film preservation programme established in 1997 devoted to independent documentaries, narratives and short films supported by Sundance Institute, which has grown to nearly 1,000 titles.
Memento launched Christopher Nolan’s directing career after its premiere at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival, leading to his work directing Inception and the recent Batman trilogy.
Reservoir Dogs, which was supported by Sundance Institute during production and premiered at the 1992 Sundance Film Festival, launched Quentin Tarantino’s directing career.
Winter’s Bone, from director Debra Granik, featured a breakout role from Jennifer Lawrence who was nominated for her performance at the 2011 Oscars, while the film picked up the US Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
All will screen at the O2 in London, where the festival will be held from April 25-27.
John Cooper, director of the Sundance Film Festival, said: “Independent film is constantly evolving and looking to what’s next, and the films shown at the Sundance Film Festival during the course of our 30-year history are prime examples of that.
“Showing three of our most celebrated films at Sundance London allows us to reflect on the incredible potential of independent film to endure and to inspire countless other filmmakers for generations to come.”