Selome Hailu speaks with documentarian Jessica Beshir, director of Faya Dayi, which premiered as part of Sundance’s World Cinema Documentary Competition.
2021 Festival LineUp Release | Slamdance slamdance.com
San Luis Obispo Film Fest: 2021 Film Program Available Now slofilmfest.org
Celiné Sciamma and Hong Sang-soo headline the 2021 Berlin Film Festival Little White Lies
Berlin Film Festival Unveils Panorama Lineup Hollywood Reporter
We’re All Going to the World’s Fair (Jane Schoenbrun, 2021) – Review Curtsies and Hand Grenades
2021 Sundance Film Festival Awards Announced Sundance Institute
A round-up of our team’s short takes from day six of Sundance 2021.
A round-up of our team’s short takes from day five of Sundance 2021.
Sundance attendees: drop into the Film Festival Alliance’s space at the festival village to see Gemma Gracewood, editor-in-chief of Letterboxd, in conversation with filmmakers Jim Cummings (Thunder Road, The Wolf of Snow Hollow) and Isabel Sandoval (Lingua Franca), plus writer Keith Phipps, on the evolution of audience building and the changing landscape of film (from distribution, criticism, and discovery) to be more inclusive and representative of film fans around the world. Originally presented as part of Film Festival Alliance’s FilmEx…
A round-up of our team’s short takes from day four of Sundance 2021.
A round-up of our team’s short takes from day three of Sundance 2021.
A round-up of our team’s short takes from day two of Sundance 2021.
A round-up of short takes from our Sundance team.
Congratulations to Natalie Qasabian on winning the 2021 Sundance Institute / Amazon Studios Producers Award for Fiction Filmmaking for Run. The awards “honor bold vision and a commitment to continuing work as a creative producer in the independent space”. Qasabian’s husband and partner Sev Ohanian won the award two years ago for his work on Searching, which they produced together. Both films were directed by Letterboxd member Aneesh Chaganty.
A young Mormon missionary confesses a personal habit in this exclusive clip from Sundance Short The Touch of the Master’s Hand, directed by NYU alumni (and Letterboxd member) Gregory Barnes. Raised Mormon, Barnes is influenced by the comedic absurdity present in his former faith. Shot at a Mormon church that was built by Gregory’s great grandfather in 1935, his film uses comedy to spark a conversation about sexuality shaming and toxic masculinity. The Touch of the Master’s Hand screens in Sundance Shorts…