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Claudia Lacy in a still from Always In Season, directed by Jacqueline Olive. Courtesy of Sundance Institute.

Sundance: ‘Always in Season’ Explores the Horror of Lynching, Both Past and Present

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor February 4, 2019

  On Aug. 29, 2014, Lennon Lacy, a black teenager living in the small town of Bladenboro, North Carolina, was found dead, hanging from a swing set. He was just 17 years old. Local police quickly...

Film team and Director of Programming Kim Yutani attend the World Premiere The Farewell. Courtesy of 2019 Sundance Institute.

Sundance: ‘The Farewell’ is a Moving, Gently Funny Family Portrait

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor February 1, 2019

  Hiding your true emotions is hard. Losing a loved one is harder. To face both at the same time might be impossible. In “The Farewell,” a warm and winning film from writer-director Lulu...

An original sketch from MEMORY – The Origins of Alien. Courtesy of Sundance Institute.

Sundance: ‘Memory: The Origins of Alien’ Takes a Deep Dive into the Science Fiction Epic

By Alaikia Marielle February 1, 2019

  Director Alexandre O. Philippe’s documentary “Memory: The Origins of Alien” takes the viewer to unexpected and sometimes disturbing places in his quest to parse out the origins of the iconic...

Noah Jupe in Honey Boy Courtesy of Sundance Institute.


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Sundance: In ‘Honey Boy,’ Shia LaBeouf Interrogates Himself

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor February 1, 2019

  In the opening scene of “Honey Boy,” the camera flashes quickly between a young actor filming scenes of blockbuster films and his increasingly destructive behavior off-screen. Soon, the audience...

Naomi Watts in The Wolf Hour. Courtesy of Sundance Institute.

Sundance: Naomi Watts Stars in the Psychological Thriller ‘The Wolf Hour’

By Alaikia Marielle February 1, 2019

  Set in the Summer of Sam, "The Wolf Hour," which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, stars Naomi Watts ("King Kong") as June Leigh, a once flourishing feminist author stricken with...

A still from Apollo 11. Courtesy Sundance Institute.

Sundance: ‘Apollo 11’ Sheds New Light on the Moon Mission With Never Before Seen Footage

By Alaikia Marielle January 29, 2019

  “Apollo 11” is a visually breathtaking film documenting the July 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the moon, perfectly capturing the excitement, anxiety and anticipation of what is arguably one of...

Chris Galust and Lauren Lolo Spencer in Give Me Liberty. Courtesy of Sundance Institute.

Sundance: ‘Give Me Liberty’ is a Whirlwind Film Exploring Marginalized Communities

By Alaikia Marielle January 29, 2019

  “Give Me Liberty” is a thoughtful and ambitious film about the real and often messy lives that real people live. Based on the experiences of Russia-born director Kirill Mikhanovsky, “Give...

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Sundance: What to Watch For

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor January 29, 2019

  Over the next two weeks, thousands of visitors will flock to snowy Park City for something other than the town’s famous ski resorts. For movie fans, the ideal winter destination is the Sundance...

Sundance documentary “Fresh Dressed” examines NYC black fashion culture

February 1, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]From Cross Colours to Fubu to Kani, hip-hop fashion continues to make a statement. By utilizing different brands, each person ensures his or her own unique style. Director...

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Breakout artist Pablo Dylan talks artists, politics and making it big

By Katherine Ellis January 31, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Written by Bernie Garcia   Last Sunday while attending Sundance 2015 I walked into Music Lodge, a private venue that highlights some of the best in today's...