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Sundance 2017: New Frontier Announced

sundance 2017This post is a pointer to the second lineup announcement for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. This year’s selections in the New Frontier section may be found here.

The remaining non-competition feature sections will be revealed in further announcements.

If you missed yesterday’s announcement, the US and World Cinema Documentary and Dramatic Competitions, plus NEXT, click here.

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Sundance 2017: Competition & NEXT Lineups Announced

sundance 2017As the lineup of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival is revealed, I’ll be including pointers here. The US and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions, plus the NEXT section, have just been announced today here.

Pointers for other sections will follow as they are announced over the next week.

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On DVD: 3 1/2 MINUTES, TEN BULLETS

3 1/2 minutesComing to DVD today, Monday, November 28: 3 1/2 MINUTES, TEN BULLETS

Marc Silver’s exploration of the murder of Jordan Davis had its world premiere at Sundance in 2015, picking up a special jury award. Its fest circuit also included Full Frame, Seattle, Sheffield, Ashland, RiverRun, and Human Rights Watch, among others.

My pre-Sundance profile of the doc may be found here.

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On DVD: LO AND BEHOLD, REVERIES OF THE CONNECTED WORLD

lo and beholdComing to DVD today, Tuesday, November 22: LO AND BEHOLD, REVERIES OF THE CONNECTED WORLD

Werner Herzog’s ruminations about the Internet had its world premiere at Sundance this year. It went on to screen at Nantucket, San Francisco, Seattle, Cleveland, AFI Docs, BAMcinemaFest, Florida, Traverse City, and Hot Docs, among other events.

My pre-Sundance profile of the doc may be found here.

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In Theatres: UNCLE HOWARD

uncle howardComing to theatres this Friday, November 18: UNCLE HOWARD

Aaron Brookner’s quest to rediscover his late uncle’s body of work had its world premiere at Sundance this year. Its festival run also included Berlin, New York, Seattle, BAFICI, Jerusalem, Warsaw, San Sebastian, Biografilm, and Cleveland, among other events.

I profiled the doc before Sundance here.

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In Theatres: NOTES ON BLINDNESS

notes on blindnessComing to NYC’s Film Forum today, Wednesday, November 16: NOTES ON BLINDNESS

Peter Middleton and James Spinney’s immersive recreation of a man’s loss of vision debuted at Sundance this year. Screenings followed at Karlovy Vary, Sheffield, Tribeca, Cleveland, Sydney, Melbourne, New Zealand, Jerusalem, and San Francisco, among other events.

My pre-Sundance profile of the film may be found here.

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In Theatres: THE ILLINOIS PARABLES

illinois parablesComing to NYC’s Anthology Film Archives tomorrow, Wednesday, November 16: THE ILLINOIS PARABLES

Deborah Stratman’s experimental rumination on landscapes and beliefs had its bow at Sundance this year. It went on to screen at Berlin, True/False, Ann Arbor, London, Poland’s American fest, New York, and RIDM, among other events.

I profiled the film before Sundance here.

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