Travel through time and attend Sundance screenings past with our collection of films previously shown at the festival, including Grand-Jury-Prize winner Return To Homs and Finding Fela by Academy-Award-winning director Alex Gibney.
from Oscilloscope Laboratories
A theatre director's latest project takes on a life of its own when her young star takes her performance too seriously.
from Bobby Miller
Paul jerked off in the shower. Paul just impregnated his bath tub. World premiered at Sundance and went on to play over 40 film festivals including SXSW & more.
from Monster Pictures
A black comedy horror about Big Ronnie, a man who runs a disco walking tour of LA with his son, Big Brayden.
Stringent vegetarian encounters a decadent, merciless and dangerously seductive world during her first week at veterinary school.
from Strand Releasing
Julián finds love and a reason for living in the last place imaginable: the Dominican Republic's Najayo Prison.
from don hertzfeldt
Two-time Academy Award nominee Don Hertzfeldt is back with a follow-up to his wildly successful World of Tomorrow animated short film.
Based on a thrilling true story, Sundance Award winner THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT is a crime noir set weeks before the Egyptian Revolution.
from Giant Interactive
In contemporary L.A., two unacquainted millennials, spend their weekends “swiping” on the dating app WINX where the options are endless.
from MPI Media Group
A woman snaps and assumes the psyche of a vicious dog as her checked-out, philandering husband attempts to keep the family together.
Driven by an obsession with young female sexuality and internet popularity, Idol culture has fast become a phenomenon as girl bands permeate Japanese life.
from Shella Films
Sundance award-winning documentary about the hidden world of millions confined to their homes and bedrooms by ME, commonly know as chronic fatigue syndrome.
from Autour de Minuit
LOVE is a short film describing affection in 3 different chapters, through an impact on a distant solar system. Screened at Sundance, SXSW & Berlin Film Fest.
from Visit Films
"A sharply observed and poignant parable" - The Hollywood Reporter
from The Orchard
ALL THESE SLEEPLESS NIGHTS viscerally summons the feeling of youth as two art students roam the summer streets of Warsaw.
from Journeyman Pictures
A portrait of poverty, ambition and hope set in a world of waste.
from Juice Distribution
A disturbed teacher holds a young photographer captive in his Berlin apartment after bringing her home for a night of romance.
from Eric Metzgar
Independent Spirit Award nominated film about the all-too-human artist who sacrifices nearly to save world’s disappearing turtles and tortoises.
With one exhilarating experience after the next, renowned journalist Nicholas D. Kristof finds and shapes the news, stirring compassion into action.
Longtime friends Sarah (Riley Keough) and Mindy (Jena Malone) reunite for a spontaneous road trip in So Yong Kim’s tender and heartwarming drama.
from Premium films
Three women of different ages and backgrounds meet in the waiting room of an ophthalmologist’s office.
from Pinball London
The story of filmmaker Howard Brookner whose work captured the cultural revolution of late 70’s and early 80’s downtown NYC – and his nephew’s personal journey.
This Sundance and Rotterdam fest magical realism film is described as "Beautifully-shot Serbian scenery and stunning cinematography," by The Hollywood Reporter.
This stunningly shot experimental documentary has at its heart a poignant character study of a 17 year-old lesbian living in Newcastle, England.
from Petr Lom
On a Tightrope tells the story of four Uighur orphans in Xinjiang, China, dreaming of becoming professional tightrope walkers - an ancient Uighur tradition.
from Monterey Media VOD
Set in the autumn of 1941 in a fishing village in South Carolina, the film tells the dramatic story of interracial lovers swept up in the tides of history.
After 3 years in prison, an unreasonably optimistic man returns to his neighborhood to win back his girlfriend only to find she and his family forget he exists.
The atmospheric SPA NIGHT is a portrait of forbidden sexual awakening set in the nocturnal world of spas and karaoke bars in Los Angeles’ Koreatown.
from Wildlife Conservation Channel
Watch the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement – grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change.
from Gunpowder & Sky
Wyatt Cenac stars in this peculiar tale of possible political espionage in acclaimed director Bernardo Britto's debut feature film. Premiered at Sundance 2016.
Living among the chaos of the Iran-Iraq war, Shideh is left to protect her young daughter, Dorsa. When a missile hits their apartment building but fails to explode,…
from First Girl I Loved
First Girl I Loved, winner of NEXT Audience Award at Sundance, is a poignant coming-of-age tale that captures all the anxiety and bravery of first love.
Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. From the director of What We Do In The Shadows.
The inspirational story of a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he discovered a unique way to communicate through classic Disney animated films.
WINNER of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize, this fascinating investigation into one of America's most peculiar medical procedures is a delight
from Gravitas Ventures
Marianna Palka, who is also the writer and director, gives an incredible performance in this dysfuntional fairy tale romance that stems from porn video rentals.
The year is 1985. Rad Miracle is a shy 13-year-old white kid who's obsessed with two things: ping pong & hip hop. Now he's off to experience both at Ocean Beach
A unique nonfiction horror film, this scary documentary presents a disturbing participatory theater experience called Blackout, where people pay to be tortured.
Possibly the most accessible film about the financial crisis, this documentary presents an easy to understand history of the US economy and how it failed us.
from MVD Entertainment Group
In the footsteps of Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster) comes another absurdist Greek film from Babis Makridis, "L"!
from Atsuko Hirayanagi
What if a wig allowed you to transform into who you wanted to be? This Cannes, Sundance, and Toronto International Film Fest award-winning short explores that.
from Nina Menkes
A selection of amazing films by Nina Menkes, who has been called “Brilliant, one of the most provocative artists in film today” by The Los Angeles Times.
from Film Movement
Matt Sobel’s assured directorial debut is the story of Ryder, an artsy, confident California teen who is heading to Nebraska for a family reunion.
from Breaking Glass Pictures
A mysteriously metaphoric but powerfully bold story of misplaced love, leading to abuse and incest.
from Cinema Politica
One of the great modern documentaries, this 10th anniversary cut exploring the legal concept of the corporation as a human being is more relevant than ever.
From the writer of CITY OF GOD and the director of ELITE SQUAD, NARCOS and BUS 174 comes an exciting crime thriller set on the streets of Brazil.
from Annee Zero
A strong French narrative short film that won prizes at Sundance, Cannes and the Cesar Award (French Oscars) for Best Short Film.
from Digital Media Rights
An intimate and complex portrait of glamorous former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos.
from Entertainment One
A moody but perceptive story of a dysfunctional family on the occasion of an unhappy wedding. Filled with terrific performances and sharp writing.
A privileged white kid desperately wants to be black in this deadpan comedy that premiered at Sundance 2013.
Colombia’s first-ever Best Foreign Language Oscar nominee is a stunning and psychedelic 40-year journey through colonialism and the jungles of the Amazon.
“Mad Max” meets “Fargo” in this absurd, bleak anti-romantic comedy, acclaimed in Sundance’s NEXT section.
from Tuffi Films
A comedic selection of short films from Finland, including an Academy Award nominee, and many festival favorites.
from Mercury Films
Examining the art and subjects of photographer Shelby Lee Adams, this Sundance doc gets at the heart of the American mountain people who comprise his work.
In August 2014, American conflict journalist James Foley was executed on video by ISIS. This Sundance award-winning doc shows us who he was and how he got there
Meet Kate and Chloe! They are not the brightest women you're likely to meet but don't let that stop you from joining them on this zany adventure!
A drama about a father and son who work together side by side until they're sadly and desperately divided, it builds toward a powerfully emotional finish.
Welcome to the gold mines of Burkina Faso, where you'll feel immersed in a whole other world, but what looks like Mars is a harsh, dramatized reality in Africa.
Beautiful and sexy, this Sundance award-winning summer teenage lesbian romance drama is filled with visual splendor from beginning to end.
from California Newsreel
This gritty Sundance winner about three characters coming together in the wake of civil war is significant for being pure Angolan cinema, which is a rarity.
Two young kids roam the countryside in this vivid portrait of character and place. From Sundance 2011, a patient film about young memory and sexual awakening.
from Jane C. Wagner
After you see this documentary, you'll have four new friends. This film looks at the lives of four very different teenage girls growing up in urban Philadelphia
When winter break arrives in a small mountain town, the town's children divide into two opposing teams for the largest snowball fight the kid's have ever seen!
If you believe love hurts, observe this shocking but lovely Korean art film, where two disturbed souls enact primal torture upon themselves and each other.
Desperate to have a child in order to save her marriage, Sophie begins a dangerous relationship with an Korean immigrant worker, and discovers her true self.
Jack Reynor and Toni Collette give stellar performances as mother and son in this dark and sobering look at alcoholism, set in present day Ireland.
You won't need any weed to laugh through this charming indie comedy about a smokin' love triangle in Brooklyn.
from DRAFTHOUSE FILMS
An undeniably original and intense debut set in the insular world of a Ukrainian high school for the deaf. The film has no subtitles, only body & sign language.
from Station to Station
Director Doug Aitken aims capture a sense of modern America via a cross-country rail tour, from Atlantic to Pacific with prominent artists and musicians.
from Revelation Film Festival
Taken from real-life cockpit recordings, these staged re-creations take us inside the terrifying last moments before a plane crash. Don't watch before you fly!
Who's knocking off teenagers in a local beach community? The laughs keep coming in this campy killer of a comedy based on the hit stage play by Charles Busch.
from Met Film Production
The amazing story of the evolution of Greenpeace, told through candid interviews with its original founders, and footage of their early expeditions.
COMPUTER CHESS transports viewers to a nostalgic moment when the contest between technology and the human spirit seemed a little more up for grabs.
from Kyle Henry
Four outrageous short films about unusual sexual situations told with comic light-heartedness from director Kyle Henry. Shorts featured at Sundance and Cannes.
Controversy surrounds the University of Florida in 1999 after a drunken exotic dancer accuses frat brothers of rape - and the event was captured on video.
In this Oscar Nominated documentary, a filmmaker gains unprecedented access to two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy— the Mexican drug cartels.
A fun, sexy puzzle that isn't meant to be solved so much as it's meant to provide a nice workout for your eyes and your mind. Pay close attention and enjoy!
Over the course of nine long shots, told in reverse order, we watch an intriguing mystery unfold in a quiet neighborhood. But what has really happened?
Cold blooded killer, or victim of circumstance? Captivated is the fascinating tale of Pamela Smart and the terrifying role the media played in deciding her fate
WINNER: Grand Jury Prize for Short Film at Sundance. Envisioned as a top secret digital exercise, Don Hertzfeldt's newest film surpasses all expectations.
Variety calls SAM KLEMKE'S TIME MACHINE "a unique docu hybrid that turns one man's decades of self-filming into an existential message in a bottle."
from Amplify Releasing
A Japanese woman who believes Fargo is a true story ventures to Minnesota in search of the stolen money hidden during the classic Coen brothers film. What?!?!
The incredible story of Barry Crimmins, a comic whose efforts in the 70s fostered the talents of the next standup comedians and changed the Internet forever.
Eve runs away from the psych ward and meets two other young musicians who agree to start a band. An offbeat musical by the lead singer of Belle & Sebastian.
If you've ever felt you were missing something in your life, it is probably this black & white Iranian female vampire western. Yeah, it's that good.
from Kew Media Group
From Academy Award®-winner Alex Gibney, this highly anticipated and critically acclaimed documentary offers a look inside the controversial religion.
Academy Award-winning director Daniel Junge and producer Johnny Knoxville take a candid look at the world's most famous daredevil, Evel Knievel.
In a near-future city of extreme wealth disparity, Gwen considers a disturbing ethical dilemma to provide for child. Excellent sci-fi drama from Sundance 2015.
This 2014 Grand Jury World Documentary Prize Winner depicts an incredible tale of bravery and protest during the Syrian Revolution.
A strange singer drifts through the mythic city of Memphis while surrounded by legendary musicians, a righteous preacher, and a wolf pack of kids.
Fed up with her abusive family and lack of school prospects, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of free-spirited girls.
from WG Film
When a filmmaker decides to make a film that questions the practices of Dole Fruit Corp., he is met with law suits and threats against his freedom of speech.
ALIVE INSIDE is a beautiful, emotional and inspiring exploration of how music reawakens our souls and connects those with dementia to their lost identity.
From the director of ROOM 237, comes a documentary-horror film exploring the phenomenon of 'Sleep Paralysis' through the eyes of eight very different people.
In this audaciously kinky, meta-comedic thriller, a lonely father with a secret taste for S&M hires a boutique dominatrix agency that specializes in public degradation.
This award-winning documentary follows job-seekers in a small North Dakota town who are desperately chasing the American Dream.
from Sideways Film
A necessary and difficult look at the state of domestic violence in the U.S.
Experience such sweet sorrow with this concert film documenting the final LCD Soundsystem show in 2011, a perfectly exciting and emotional way to say goodbye.
from Fire in the Blood
A film that successfully reveals the role big Pharmaceutical companies played in ensuring the AIDS epidemic killed and cost millions.
The heartbreaking true story of Kevin Pearce, one of the best snowboarders in the world until a tragic accident sends him fighting for his life. Powerful stuff.
from Neil Abramson
A rough around the edges, but soulful take on a Memphis stripper / blues singer trying to make her way in a tough city. Made in 1995, screened at Sundance.
After her marriage ends, a depressed Amy moves into her parents home to hibernate. Pushed into going to a dinner party she meets a new and unexpected suitor.
What if you and your spouse agreed to have one night where you could have a sexual encounter outside your marriage? Would you take the risk of having a freebie?
Rachel, a 30-ish mother and wife, bored with her life decides to befriend and "help" a young sex worker. But their colliding worlds bring serious consequences.
An intimate examination of the artistic process of musician and cultural icon, Nick Cave.
An unfinished Nazi propaganda film interweaves with written journal entries of Warsaw ghetto inhabitants, exploring the truth in the found historical footage.
Best friends, Bebe and Dee Dee, are in for an unexpectedly crazy day in the Big Apple when they befriend a distraught Clementine, hours before Bebe's big date.
from Mika Ronkainen
Big Finnish men screaming national anthems around the world: is it art or politics, sincere catharsis or ironic joke? Curiously, all of the above.
When his mother gets called in to work, Tino is forced to uphold an unusual appointment for his mom in this hilarious short film.
Was Viktor Bout a cunning arms smuggler or a businessman caught in a larger world conspiracy? Home videos shows the rise and fall of the notorious Mr. Bout.
Power is a frustrated air drummer who wants to be the best in the world if not for being stuck in a small mining town in the middle of nowhere.
This is the kind of necessary documentary that digs deep into a story we've heard about, but corrects the misconceptions we probably know nothing about.
REVELATION PERTH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS
Dir: Johan Grimonprez
from HOME MADE DOCS
Director Rachel Leah Jones tackles the complicated personal history of her father, master flamenco guitarist David Serva, who has had five wives and many kids.
from Virgil Films
This resurrection of a 1980s high school documentary is a real-life John Hughes movie, complete with the parties, the humor and the carefree candid attitude.
from Peccadillo Pictures
A diverse collection of witty and provocative shorts films about modern Lesbian relationships.
What if Chernobyl wasn't an accident? This 2015 Sundance Grand Jury Doc winner explores that nuclear conspiracy with a very unlikely character, a victim.
from Lug Cinema
Discover the incredible history of the mistrial of a former black journalist and what it tells about the secret History of the death penalty in the USA.
A playful yet unflinching observational look at life in a small Canadian zoo for several animals, including lions, chimpanzees, ostriches, and more.
The story of young Marta on the cusp of becoming a young lady. God is in the details in this moving film.
Share in the educational journey of two African American boys in one of America's most elite learning institutions.
Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers.
from Music Box Films
Nadav Schirman’s tense psychological thriller retraces the details of a highly unprecedented partnership that developed between sworn enemies.
from Menemsha Films
Family tensions run high as an Israeli family struggles economically and emotionally to try and figure out their future.
The body of border crosser is found in the Arizona desert. The quest to find his identity sparks questions about immigration, legislation, and human rights in the US.
Francine is a waitress whose liberation from her mundane existence is long overdue. Enter Oliver, a fresh face and a true friend.
As Alberto can no longer conceal the fact that his body is decomposing, he beings to form an unusual friendship with his tough but sympathetic boss.
Lena and Vaughn are thrown together on a journey with no money and no transport, and for a very short amount of time, they experience a rare true happiness together.
Stuck with a more experienced friend and her boyfriend, Lila decides it’s time o get a boyfriend of her own, but can she handle the consequences of her pursuit?
A magical-realist fable that tells the epic story of Bagi, a young nomad shepherd who confronts his destiny to become a shaman.
from Milestone Film & Video
Rich in the language and music of the South, You Got to Move is about self-discovery and the courage and ability to confront reality and change it.
Pierre is serving a 14-year prison sentence. His mother visits him every week. Suzanne, Pierre’s current wife, has moved on.
from Wolfe Video
Kamikaze Hearts is a raw story about the passionate relationship between legendary adult film star Sharon Mitchell and her girlfriend Tigr.
Three young women face seven years in a Russian prison for a satirical performance in a Moscow cathedral. But who is really on trial?
Watch Oscar winner Anne Hathaway navigate Brooklyn's indie music scene in this Sundance romance.
"The Internet's Own Boy" is a personal story about what we lose when we ignore the implications of technology.
A Cambodian-Chinese mother mourns the untimely death of her son until her world is disrupted by the presence of a stranger.
Director/Actress Desiree Akhavan’s (GIRLS) remarkably assured feature film debut is chalk full of her unique wit, comic timing, and thoughtful honesty.
The story of how love, tragedy, and the daily hardships of life on the developing frontier shaped one of our nation’s greatest heroes: Abraham Lincoln.
An unapologetically sexy and subversive comedy based on the best-selling novel by Charlotte Roche.
One of the most critically acclaimed films of the year, "Stranger By The Lake" has been described as a modern-day Hitchcockian masterpiece.
from Screen Media Films
From Jake Paltrow comes a futuristic western, which inventively layers Greek tragedy over an ethereal narrative that’s rooted in the values of the American west.
"Finding Fela" takes a look at Afrobeat creator Fela Kuti and how his life and music inspired an entire continent. Directed by Academy Award winner, Alex Gibney.
Lies, secrets, and grief mounts after a teenage boy goes missing in a small town already devastated by a fatal mining accident.
As tragic as it is beautiful, this film interweaves the story of a mysterious death in 1962 with powerful hymns that have united Native American communities.
A fascinating portrait of Mariel Hemingway and her troubled family who have struggled with mental illness and suicide for many generations.
from IndieGame: The Movie
Indie game developers have sacrificed money, health, and sanity to realize their lifelong dreams of sharing their creative visions with the world.
"Family Portrait" sheds light on the reality of growing up as a bi-racial child in Ukraine, a rare and truly visible minority.
from pietra brettkelly
To what lengths will controversial artist, Vanessa Beecroft go in her quest to adopt Sudanese twins?
Winner of the 2012 Grand Jury Prize, this documentary follows the path of drug dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, and beyond.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel about a former military man hanging on to hope as he awaits his final days is adapted beautifully in this emotional drama.