The Sundance Film Festival locates to the Picturehouse Central in the West End of London from the 2nd to 5th June providing the opportunity to catch some of the best American independent films of the year.
Author: The JT LeRoy Story
Director: Jeff Feuerzeiq.
Featuring: Laura Albert, Bruce Benderson and Dennis Cooper. USA 2016.
Saturday 4 June, 8.30 | Sunday 5 June, 5.45
Director: Andrew Neel.
Starring: Nick Jonas, Ben Schnetzer, Virginia Gardner. USA 2016.
Friday 3 June, 4.00 | Sunday 5 June, 6.00
Director: James Schamus.
Starring: Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadan, Tracy Letts. USA 2016.
Saturday 4 June, 6.00 | Sunday 5 June, 1.15
Director: Clea DuVall.
Starring: Melanie Lynskey, Cobie Smulders, Alia Shawkat. USA 2016.
Friday 3 June, 7.00 | Saturday 4 June, 9.00
Director: Roger Ross Williams.
Featuring: Owen Suskind, Ron Suskind. USA 2016.
Friday 3 June, 6.30 | Saturday 4 June, 4.00
Morris From America
Director: Chad Hartigan.
Starring: Markees Christmas, Craig Robinson, Carla Juri. Germany / USA 2016.
Friday 3 June, 8.30 | Sunday 5 June, 1.30
Director: Chris Kelly.
Starring: Jesse Plemons, Molly Shannon, June Squibb. USA 2016.
Friday 3 June, 4.30 | Saturday 4 June, 7.00
Director: Sian Heder.
Starring: Ellen Page, Allison Janney, Tammy Blanchard. USA 2016.
International premiere (to be confirmed)
Thursday 2 June, 7.00 | Sunday 5 June, 3.30
Directors: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg. USA 2016.
Saturday 4 June, 6.45 | Sunday 5 June, 3.15
Director: Todd Solondz.
Starring: Greta Gerwig, Kieran Culkin, Danny DeVito. USA 2016.
Friday 3 June, 9.30 | Saturday 4 June, 3.30
The Greasy Strangler
Director: Jim Hosking.
Starring:Michael St. Michaels, Sky Elobar, Elizabeth De Razzo. USA 2016.
Friday 3 June, 9.15 | Saturday 4 June, 9.30
Other highlights include :
2016 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour
2016 Sundance Film Festival UK Shorts
Sundance Film Festival: Road To Stardom
Discussions with guest speakers providing insights into the filmmaking process.
Cutting Through The Festival Bullshit: Sundance Film Festival Meets London
A short film discussion with Mike Plante (Sundance Film Festival), Philip Ilson (London Short Film Festival & BFI London Film Festival) and Katie Metcalfe (Nowness).
Saturday 4 June, 4.30
“Diversity as an Ethos” – Panel discussion in association with the BFI
What happens when diversity is built into the ethos and decision making behind film production and festival programming?
Saturday 4 June, 2.00
James Schamus on “the changing face of Independent Film”
As the head of Focus Features, James Schamus was behind the production and distribution of some of the most critically acclaimed independent films of the last 15 years.
Saturday 4 June, 2.15
Short Film Master Class
Recognising the important role shorts have in cinema, storytelling, and culture, Sundance Institute presents the Short Film Master Class to help empower the next generation of artists.
Saturday 4 June, 12.00
For more information or to book tickets, visit the Picturehouse website here
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