The following past Sundance Film Festival documentaries are scheduled for release this month:
A HOUSE MADE OF SPLINTERS
Simon Lereng Wilmont
In Eastern Ukraine, follow the daily life of children and staff in a special kind of home: an institution for children who have been removed from their homes while awaiting court custody decisions.
In Theatres & Streaming: Apple TV+
STILL: A MICHAEL J FOX MOVIE
The improbable tale of a short kid from a Canadian army base who became the darling of 1980s Hollywood — only to find the course of his life altered by a stunning diagnosis. What happens when an incurable optimist confronts an incurable disease?
On TV: PBS’s American Masters
NAM JUNE PAIK: MOON IS THE OLDEST TV
The quixotic journey of Nam June Paik, one of the most famous Asian artists of the 20th century, who revolutionized the use of technology as an artistic canvas and prophesied both the fascist tendencies and intercultural understanding that would arise from the interconnected metaverse of today’s world.
TAMING THE GARDEN
An artful look at the unusual disruption caused by the removal and transport of several massive trees from small Georgian villages.
Investigative journalist Rae de Leon travels nationwide to uncover and examine a shocking pattern: Young women tell the police they’ve been sexually assaulted, but instead of finding justice, they’re charged with the crime of making a false report, arrested, and even imprisoned by the system they believed would protect them.