The 2018 edition of Sundance’s UK festival offshoot, Sundance London, has unveiled its programme.

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A total of 12 features will screen, including the UK premiere of Idris Elba’s directorial debut Yardie and an unannounced surprise film.

The event will open with the UK premiere of Jennifer Fox’s The Tale, starring Laura Dern and Elizabeth Debicki, and will host the European premiere of Hereditarywith star Toni Collette in attendance for a Q&A.

Further UK premieres include Leave No Trace, Debra Granik’s follow up to her Oscar-nominated Winter’s Bone, Desiree Akhavan’s The Miseducation of Cameron Post, starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Forrest Goodluck and Sasha Lane, and Skate Kitchen from The Wolfpack director Crystal Moselle.

The festival will take place at London’s Picturehouse Central, May 31 – June 3.

Robert Redford, president and founder of Sundance Institute, commented: “The program we’re bringing to London this year is full of artfully told stories that provoke thought, drive empathy and allow the audience to connect, in deeply personal ways, to the universal human experience.”

The 2018 Sundance London feature film line-up:

  • An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn
  • Eighth Grade
  • Generation Wealth
  • Half The Pictures
  • Hereditary
  • Leave No Trace
  • The Miseducation Of Cameron Post
  • Never Goin’ Back
  • Skate Kitchen
  • The Tale
  • Yardie