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Trailer: The Sundance-winning ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’

The first trailer for Joe Talbot’s feature film debut, The Last Black Man in San Francisco, is here. Official synopsis: Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left …

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2019 Sundance: ‘Knock Down the House’ wins Overall Festival Favorite

NNewly elected Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (New York’s 14th district) in Knock Down The House by Rachel Lears (Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Rachel Lears) All 121 Features Screened Eligible for Award The Sundance Institute today announced Knock Down the House as the winner of the Festival Favorite Award, selected by audience votes from the 121 features screened at the 2019 …

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Sundance 2019 Lineup features Zac Efron/Ted Bundy pic, Pippa Bianco’s ‘Share’ and more

Rene Russo and Jake Gyllenhaal in Velvet Buzzsaw The winter festival is also set to world premiere new films starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Lupita Nyong’o, Allison Janney and Viola Davis Highly anticipated titles like Zac Efron’s Ted Bundy drama Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile from Joe Berlingers and Dan Gilroy’s Nightcrawler follow-up Velvet Buzzsaw, which reunites Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene …

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Trailer and poster for Sundance and Frameline hit ‘Skate Kitchen’ from Magnolia Pictures

In the first narrative feature from The Wolfpack director Crystal Moselle, Camille, an introverted teenage skateboarder (newcomer Rachelle Vinberg) from Long Island, meets and befriends an all-girl, New York City-based skateboarding crew called Skate Kitchen. She falls in with the in-crowd, has a falling-out with her mother, and falls for a mysterious skateboarder guy (Jaden Smith), but a relationship with …

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Hulu Acquires Sundance-Winning Doc ‘Minding the Gap’ from Bing Liu

Hulu today announced that the company has acquired the rights to MINDING THE GAP, a moving documentary from director Bing Liu about three young men who bond across racial lines to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. Ten years later, while facing adult responsibilities, unsettling revelations force them to reckon with their fathers, their mothers, and each other. The …

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