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Sundance London 2017

Sundance London

Sundance London Picturehouse Central June 1-4, 2017 by Joanna Orland Sundance Film Festival has once again descended upon London, bringing with it highlights from this year’s Utah lineup. With high profile indie films including Beatriz at Dinner, The Big Sick and A Ghost Story, one thing that stood out from this year’s festival was the […]

Sundance London: Crown Heights

Crown Heights

Crown Heights Directed by Matt Ruskin Starring Lakeith Stanfield, Bill Camp, Nestor Carbonell, and Nnamdi Asomugha by Joanna Orland The story of Crown Heights is all too familiar – the justice system in America fails the black community and those who cannot afford a proper defense. This is the true story of Colin Warner, wrongfully […]

Sundance London: A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story Directed by David Lowery Starring Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will Oldham, Sonia Acevedo, Rob Zabrecky and Liz Franke Screening at Sundance London June 4th, 2017 In UK cinemas August 11th, 2017 by Joanna Orland It’s impossible to avoid the pun of ‘haunting’ when describing David Lowery’s A Ghost Story. It’s a film […]

Sundance London: Marjorie Prime

Marjorie Prime

Marjorie Prime Directed by Michael Almereyda Starring Jon Hamm, Geena Davis, Lois Smith and Tim Robbins Screening at Sundance London June 2nd & 4th, 2017 by Joanna Orland Based on Jordan Harrison’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated play of the same name, I can imagine Marjorie Prime is quite profound on the stage, and if the film cast […]

Sundance London: The Big Sick

The Big Sick - Sundance London

The Big Sick Directed by Michael Showalter Written by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon Starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Adeel Akhtar, Anupam Kher, Zenobia Shroff, Kurt Braunohler, Aidy Bryant, Vella Lovell and Bo Burnham Screening at Sundance London June 3rd & 4th, 2017 by Joanna Orland Fans of Kumail Nanjiani […]

Sundance London: The Incredible Jessica James

The Incredible Jessica James

The Incredible Jessica James Directed by Jim Strouse Starring Jessica Williams, Chris O’Dowd, Lakeith Stanfield and Noël Wells Screening at Sundance London June 2nd & 3rd, 2017 by Joanna Orland Jessica James is an aspiring New York playwright, is heartbroken over a recent breakup, is dating someone new, and is both quite insecure and highly […]

Sundance London Film Festival Programme Announced

  The Sundance London Film Festival has announced its full 2017 programme, featuring highlights from this year’s Sundance Film Festival in Utah! Picturehouse Central will host the feature films, short films and special events from June 1st-4th, which sees the festival open with Beatriz at Dinner and close with the UK premiere of David Lowery’s […]

Sundance Film Festival: London – Opening Night Film Announced

Sundance London

  Beatriz At Dinner will be opening the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in London. The film’s lead actress Salma Hayek will be in attendance alongside director Miguel Arteta and screenwriter Mike White. The festival runs from June 1st – 4th, 2017 at Picturehouse Central. Tickets for the Opening Night film and all other films and […]

Sundance Film Festival: London 2016

Sundance Film Festival: London Picturehouse Central, London June 2nd-5th, 2016 by Joanna Orland After 2015’s hiatus, Sundance London returned to the capital city with a new venue and a handful of new films on display for the public.  The new location of Picturehouse Central has made a huge improvement on both location and space, located […]

Sundance London: The Intervention

The Intervention Directed by Clea DuVall Starring Melanie Lynskey, Cobie Smulders, Clea DuVall, Natasha Lyonne, Ben Schwartz, Vincent Piazza, Jason Ritter and Alia Shawkat by Joanna Orland The Intervention will understandbly find itself in endless comparisons with 1980’s film The Big Chill as the film focuses on a group of thirty-something couples who embark on a […]