07 Jul 21
Documentaries at Sundance London have produced some of the festival show-stoppers in recent years including 2019's Hail, Satan and Audience-Award winner Icarus (Audience Award-winner in 2018).
This year, the festival's documentary features share an equally impactful cinematic experience.
Sam Hobkinson's Misha and The Wolves stylishly blends re-enactments, interviews, and archival footage to tell a vivid story about truth, deception, and self-preservation.
Writing With Fire acts as an electrifying reminder to never underestimate the strength of a woman who's had enough.
Co-directors Kristina Lindström and Kristian Petri's The Most Beautiful Boy In The World is a thoughtful and quietly devastating meditation on obsession, trauma, and the cost of fame, telling the story of Björn Andrésen, and the burden he faced as a consequence of being proclaimed to be "the world's most beautiful boy."
Nanfu Wang's In The Same Breath, which builds a damning indictment of Chinese and American leadership's response to the pandemic, signals her return to the Festival following her 2019 Sundance Grand Jury Prize winning documentary One Child Nation.
Don't miss Shaping The Truth - Documentary Ethics and Filmmaking where our filmmakers join the panel for a wide-ranging discussion. Hosted by Doc Society's Shanida Scotland and featuring guests including directors Kristina Lindström and Kristian Petri (The Most Beautiful Boy In The World), and Sam Hobkinson (Misha and the Wolves). The guests will discuss filmmaking practice, ethics and responsibility in documentary, when it comes to questions of truth, authenticity and duty to real world subjects.
Sundance Film Festival: London returns to Picturehose Central, 29 July to 1 August. Explore the programme and book tickets at PICTUREHOUSES.COM/SUNDANCE
To coincide with the Great Big Green Week, we bring you a special screening of The Ant & The Grasshopper, presented in collaboration with Greener Henley, The Regal & Picturehouse Green Screen.
To celebrate Pip and Posy coming to our screens, we’re giving you two chances to win! We have a price bundle of a totebag and an activity book, or a jigsaw and an activity book! The competition closes on Monday 31 October 2022.
To celebrate the release of Mrs Harris Goes to Paris we’re giving you the chance to win an overnight getaway for two at a luxury hotel in Paris, France. In cinemas Friday 30 September.
Before you see Decision To Leave (because we know you will) why not get to know director Park Chan-wook a little better...
You'd be hard-pressed to find two "buzzier" names in Hollywood than Florence Pugh and Harry Styles right now. In cinemas from Friday 23 September.
To celebrate the release of Ticket To Paradise we’re giving you the chance to win an overnight getaway for two at a luxury hotel in the beautiful St Ives, Cornwall. In cinemas from Tuesday 20 September.