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No Fooling Around: 5 Docs That Prove the Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

Posted Apr 1, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

No Fooling Around: 5 Docs That Prove the Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

To say it in 2014 is to almost belabor the point, but here it goes: Long gone are the days of documentary film as didactic,…

A Closer Look at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Competition and NEXT  Films

Posted Dec 4, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

A Closer Look at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Competition and NEXT <=> Films

January will usher in the 30th anniversary of the Sundance Film Festival, and chatting with Festival Director John Cooper and…

Kickstart The Moo Man

Posted Jun 4, 2013, by Andy Heathcote and Heike Bachelier

Kickstart The Moo Man

Directors Andy Heathcote and Heike Bachelier are using Kickstarter to bring their 2013 Sundance Film Festival selection The Moo…

June Now Playing

Posted May 31, 2013, by Sundance Institute

June Now Playing: Dirty Wars, Twenty Feet From Stardom, and more

Check out the robust slate of Sundance Institute and Sundance Film Festival supported films hitting theatres, coming to DVD, or…

Awards Weekend Wrap-Up: John Hawkes Earns Best Male Lead, Sugar Man Wins Best Documentary

Posted Feb 25, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

Awards Weekend Wrap-Up: John Hawkes Earns Best Male Lead, Sugar Man Wins Best Documentary

Sundance Institute is honored to congratulate the films and filmmakers recognized at the Film Independent Spirit Awards and the…

Meet the Sundance-Supported Oscar Nominees: Searching for Sugar Man

Posted Feb 20, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

Meet the Sundance-Supported Oscar Nominees: Searching for Sugar Man

Leading up to the 85th edition of the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 24, we’re profiling all 13 of this year’s…

Meet the Sundance-Supported Oscar Nominees: 5 Broken Cameras

Posted Feb 11, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

Meet the Sundance-Supported Oscar Nominees: 5 Broken Cameras

In 2005, Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat purchased a video camera to capture the birth of his youngest son, Gibreel. That…

A Director’s Homecoming: Asif Kapdia Recalls Bringing Senna to India

Posted Apr 23, 2012, by Asif Kapadia, director, Senna

A Director's Homecoming: Asif Kapadia Recalls Bringing Senna to India

FILM FORWARD was a chance for me to continue the cultural dialogue I have been having with India through cinema all of my life.…

Peabody Awards Recognize the Best in Broadcast, from Sundance-Supported Docs to Stephen Colbert

Posted Apr 5, 2012, by Christine Spines

Peabody Awards Recognize the Best in Broadcast, from Sundance-Supported Docs to Stephen Colbert

What do Stephen Colbert, Jeopardy!, and four ground-breaking Sundance-supported documentaries have in common? Very little.…

Checking In With the Directors of Enemies of the People

Posted Feb 28, 2012, by Rob Lemkin, Director

Checking In With the Directors of Enemies of the People

Enemies of the People was supported by the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund and premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film…

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