What to Watch in May

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Manifesto

Cate Blanchett and director Julian Rosefeldt's flinty ambitions make for creative alchemy in Manifesto, which sees Blanchett seamlessly inhabit 13 different characters in a contemporary performance of seminal artist manifestos. Plucking the dialogue directly from textual works by Marx, Engels, filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, and others, Manifesto challenges the premises of these edicts by constantly shifting time, space, and character in a film adaptation of Rosefeldt's original multi-screen installation. Below check out all of the Sundance-supported films coming to theaters and digital platforms this May.

Wednesday, May 3

Last Men in Aleppo, directed by Feras Fayyad & Steen Johannessen


Friday, May 5

RISK, directed by Laura Poitras


Another Evil, directed by Carson Mell


Uncle Howard, directed by Aaron Brookner (Netflix)


Mars Generation, directed by Michael Barnett (Netflix)


Wednesday, May 10

Manifesto, directed by Julian Rosefeldt


Friday, May 12

Tracktown, directed by Alexi Pappas


Monday, May 15

Lovesong, directed by So Yong Kim (Netflix)


Friday, May 19

Legion of Brothers, directed by Greg Barker


Friday, May 26

Long Strange Trip, directed by Amir Bar-Lev

Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower, directed by Joe Piscatella (Netflix)



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Manifesto