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The lineup for the 2019 Sundance Movie Pageant, happening from January 24 to February 3, 2019, has been introduced.

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U.S. DRAMATIC COMPETITION

  • Earlier than You Know It (Hannah Pearl Utt, USA): A protracted-kept household secret thrusts codependent, thirty-something sisters Rachel and Jackie Gurner right into a literal cleaning soap opera. A journey that proves that you simply actually can come of age, at any age. Forged: Hannah Pearl Utt, Jen Tullock, Judith Mild, Mandy Patinkin, Mike Colter, Alec Baldwin.
  • Large Time Adolescence (Jason Orley, USA): A suburban teenager comes of age beneath the harmful steerage of his finest buddy, a charismatic school dropout. Forged: Pete Davidson, Griffin Gluck, Jon Cryer, Sydney Sweeney, Emily Arlook, Colson Baker.
  • Brittany Runs A Marathon (Paul Downs Colaizzo, USA): A girl dwelling in New York takes management of her life – one metropolis block at a time. Forged: Jillian Bell, Michaela Watkins, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Lil Rel Howery, Micah Inventory, Alice Lee.
  • Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu, USA): Years of finishing up loss of life row executions have taken a toll on jail warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute one other inmate, Bernadine should confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, in the end connecting her to the person she is sanctioned to kill. Forged: Alfre Woodard, Aldis Hodge, Richard Schiff, Wendell Pierce, Richard Gunn, Danielle Brooks. World Premiere
  • The Farewell (Lulu Wang, USA, China): A headstrong Chinese language-American lady returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal analysis. Billi struggles along with her household’s resolution to maintain grandma at midnight about her personal sickness as all of them stage an impromptu wedding ceremony to see grandma one final time. Forged: Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Zhao Shuzhen, Lu Hong, Jiang Yongbo. World Premiere
  • Hala (Minhal Bai, USA): Muslim teenager Hala copes with the unraveling of her household as she comes into her personal. Forged: Geraldine Viswanathan, Jack Kilmer, Gabriel Luna, Purbi Joshi, Azad Khan, Anna Chlumsky. World Premiere
  • Honey Boy (Alma Har’el, USA): A baby TV star and his ex-rodeo clown father face their stormy previous by way of time and cinema. Forged: Shia LaBeouf, Lucas Hedges, Noah Jupe. World Premiere
  • Imaginary Order (Debra Eisenstadt, USA): The sexual, psychological and ethical unraveling of an obsessive-compulsive suburban mother. Forged: Wendi McLendon-Covey, Christine Woods, Max Burkholder, Steve Little, Catherine Curtin, Kate Alberts. World Premiere
  • The Final Black Man in San Francisco (Joe Talbot, USA): Jimmie Fails goals of reclaiming the Victorian house his grandfather constructed within the coronary heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his finest buddy Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a quickly altering metropolis that appears to have left them behind. Forged: Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors, Rob Morgan, Tichina Arnold, Danny Glover. World Premiere
  • Luce (Julius Onah, USA): A married couple is compelled to reckon with their idealized picture of their son, adopted from war-torn Eritrea, after an alarming discovery by a faithful highschool instructor threatens his standing as an all-star pupil. Forged: Naomi Watts, Octavia Spencer, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Tim Roth, Norbert Leo Butz. World Premiere
  • Ms. Purple (Justin Chon, USA): When her dad’s hospice nurse quits she reconnects along with her estranged brother, Carey, forcing them to enter a interval of intense self-reflection as their single father who raised them nears loss of life. Forged: Tiffany Chu, Teddy Lee, Octavio Pizano, James Kang. World Premiere
  • Native Son (Rashid Johnson, USA): On this trendy reimagining of Richard Wright’s seminal novel, a younger African-American man named Greater Thomas takes a job working for a extremely influential Chicago household, a call that may change the course of his life without end. Forged: Ashton Sanders, Margaret Qualley, Nick Robinson, KiKi Layne, Invoice Camp, Sanaa Lathan. World Premiere
  • Share (Pippa Bianco, USA): After discovering a disturbing video from an evening she doesn’t keep in mind, sixteen-year-old Mandy should attempt to determine what occurred and how you can navigate the escalating fallout. Forged: Rhianne Barreto, Charlie Plummer, Poorna Jagannathan, J.C. MacKenzie, Nick Galitzine, Lovie Simone. World Premiere
  • The Sound of Silence (Michael Tyburski, USA): A profitable “home tuner” in New York Metropolis, who calibrates the sound in individuals’s houses with the intention to regulate their moods, meets a consumer with an issue he cannot clear up. Forged: Peter Sarsgaard, Rashida Jones, Tony Revolori, Austin Pendleton. World Premiere
  • Them That Comply with (Britt Poulton, Dan Madison Savage, USA): Inside a snake-handling church deep in Appalachia, a forbidden relationship forces a pastor’s daughter to confront her group’s lethal custom. Forged: Olivia Colman, Kaitlyn Dever, Alice Englert, Jim Gaffigan, Walton Goggins, Thomas Mann. World Premiere
  • To The Stars (Martha Stephens, USA): Below small city scrutiny, a withdrawn farmer’s daughter forges an intimate friendship with a cosmopolitan however reckless new lady in 1960s Oklahoma. Forged: Kara Hayward, Liana Liberato, Jordana Spiro, Shea Whigham, Malin Akerman, Tony Hale. World Premiere

U.S. DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION

  • All the time in Season (Jacqueline Olive, USA): When 17-year-old Lennon Lacy is discovered hanging from a swing set in rural North Carolina in 2014, his mom’s seek for justice and reconciliation begins because the trauma of greater than a century of lynching African People bleeds into the current. World Premiere
  • American Manufacturing facility (Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert, USA): In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese language billionaire opens a brand new manufacturing unit within the husk of an deserted Basic Motors plant, hiring two thousand blue-collar People. Early days of hope and optimism give technique to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America. World Premiere
  • APOLLO 11 (Todd Douglas Miller, USA): A purely archival reconstruction of humanity’s first journey to a different world, that includes never-before-seen 70mm footage and never-before-heard audio from the mission. World Premiere
  • Bedlam (Kenneth Paul Rosenberg, USA): A psychiatrist makes rounds in ERs, jails, and homeless camps to inform the intimate tales behind one of many best social crises of our time. A private and intense journey into the world of the critically mentally in poor health. World Premiere
  • David Crosby: Bear in mind My Identify (A.J. Eaton, USA): You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now on this portrait of a person with every thing however a simple retirement on his thoughts. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, remorse, concern, exuberance and an unshakable perception in household and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his typically difficult journey. World Premiere
  • Hail Devil (Penny Lane, USA): A take a look at the intersection of faith and activism, tracing the rise of The Satanic Temple: solely six years previous and already one of the crucial controversial spiritual actions in American historical past. The Temple is asking for a Satanic revolution to save lots of the nation’s soul. However are they for actual? World Premiere
  • Jawline (Liza Mandelup, USA): The movie follows 16-year-old Austyn Tester, a rising star within the live-broadcast ecosystem who constructed his following on wide-eyed optimism and teenage lady lust, as he tries to flee a dead-end life in rural Tennessee. World Premiere
  • Knock Down the Home (Rachel Lears, USA): A younger bartender within the Bronx, a coal miner’s daughter in West Virginia, a grieving mom in Nevada and a registered nurse in Missouri construct a motion of rebel candidates difficult highly effective incumbents in Congress. Certainly one of their races will turn into probably the most surprising political upset in current American historical past. Forged: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. World Premiere
  • Midnight Household (Luke Lorentzen, Mexico, USA): In Mexico Metropolis’s wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa household runs a personal ambulance, competing with different for-profit EMTs for sufferers in want of pressing assist. As they attempt to make a dwelling on this cutthroat trade, they wrestle to maintain their monetary wants from compromising the individuals of their care. World Premiere
  • Mike Wallace Is Right here  (Avi Belkin, USA): For over half a century, 60 Minutes’ fearsome newsman Mike Wallace went head-to-head with the world’s most influential figures. Relying completely on archival footage, the movie interrogates the interrogator, monitoring Mike’s storied profession and troubled private life whereas unpacking how broadcast journalism advanced to right this moment’s precarious tipping level. World Premiere
  • Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Actions (Irene Taylor Brodsky, USA): A deeply private portrait of three lives, and the discoveries that lie past loss: a deaf boy rising up, his deaf grandfather rising previous, and Beethoven the 12 months he was blindsided by deafness and wrote his iconic sonata. World Premiere
  • One Youngster Nation (Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang, USA): After changing into a mom, a filmmaker uncovers the untold historical past of China’s one-child coverage and the generations of fogeys and kids without end formed by this social experiment. World Premiere
  • Pahokee (Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan, USA): In a small agricultural city within the Florida Everglades, hopes for the long run are focused on the youth. 4 teenagers face heartbreak and have a good time within the rituals of a unprecedented senior 12 months. World Premiere
  • TIGERLAND (Ross Kauffman, USA): 50 years in the past, a younger forest officer in India rallied the world to save lots of tigers from extinction. Right this moment, the creed is carried on in Far East Russia by the guardians of the final Siberian tigers, who danger every thing to save lots of the species. World Premiere
  • Untitled Superb Johnathan Documentary (Ben Berman, USA): What begins as a documentary following the ultimate tour of a dying magician — “The Superb Johnathan” — turns into an surprising and more and more weird journey because the filmmaker struggles to separate fact from phantasm. ForgedJohnathan SzelesWorld Premiere
  • The place’s My Roy Cohn? (Matt Tyrnauer, USA): Roy Cohn personified the darkish arts of American politics, turning empty vessels into harmful demagogues – from Joseph McCarthy to his last mission, Donald J. Trump. This thriller-like exposé connects the dots, revealing how a deeply troubled grasp manipulator formed our present American nightmare. World Premiere

The Memento

WORLD CINEMA DRAMATIC COMPETITION

  • Soiled God (Sacha Polak, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Belgium, Eire): Jade is a younger mom within the prime of her life when an acid assault leaves her severely burned. Whereas her face has been reconstructed, her magnificence is misplaced beneath the scars. Descending a self-destructive path with relationships crumbling, Jade should take drastic motion to reclaim her life. Forged: Vicky Knight, Katherine Kelly, Eliza Brady-Girard, Rebecca Stone, Bluey Robinson, Dana Marienci. Worldwide Premiere
  • Divine Love (Gabriel Mascaro, Brazil, Uruguay, Denmark, Norway): Brazil, 2027. A deeply spiritual lady makes use of her place in a notary’s workplace to advance her mission to save lots of struggling {couples} from divorce. While ready for an indication in recognition of her efforts, she’s confronted with a disaster in her personal marriage that in the end brings her nearer to God. Forged: Dira Praes, Julio Machado, Emilio de Melo, Teca Pereira, Mariana Nunes, Thalita Carauta. World Premiere
  • Dolce Nice Giornata (Jacek Borcuch, Poland): In Tuscany, Maria’s steady household life begins to erode as her relationship with a younger immigrant develops towards a backdrop of terrorism and eroding democracy. Forged: Krystyna Janda, Katarzyna Smutniak, Vincent Riotta, Antonio Catania, Lorenzo de Moor, Robin Renucci. World Premiere
  • Judy & Punch (Mirrah Foulkes, Australia): Within the anarchic city of Seaside, nowhere close to the ocean, puppeteers Judy and Punch try to resurrect their marionette present. The present is a success resulting from Judy’s superior puppeteering however Punch’s driving ambition and penchant for whisky result in a inevitable tragedy that Judy should avenge. Forged: Mia Wasikowska, Damon Herriman, Tom Budge, Benedict Hardie, Lucy Velik, Terry Norris. World Premiere
  • Koko-di Koko-da (Johannes Nyholm, Sweden, Denmark): As a pair goes on a visit to seek out their method again to one another, a sideshow artist and his shady entourage emerge from the woods, terrorizing them, luring them deeper and deeper right into a maelstrom of psychological terror and humiliating slapstick. Forged: Leif Edlund, Ylva Gallon, Peter Belli, Katarina Jacobson. World Premiere
  • The Final Tree (Shola Amoo, United Kingdom): Femi is a British boy of Nigerian heritage who, after a cheerful childhood in rural Lincolnshire, strikes to interior London to dwell along with his mum. Battling the unfamiliar tradition and values of his new atmosphere, teenage Femi has to determine which path to maturity he desires to take. Forged: Sam Adewunmi, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Tai Golding. World Premiere
  • Monos (Alejandro Landes, Colombia, Argentina, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Uruguay): On a faraway mountaintop, eight youngsters with weapons watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow. Forged: Julianne Nicholson, Moisés Arias, Sofia Buenaventura, Deibi Rueda, Karen Quintero, Laura Castrillón. World Premiere
  • Queen of Hearts (Might el-Toukhy, Denmark): A girl jeopardizes each her profession and her household when she seduces her teenage stepson and is compelled to make an irreversible resolution with deadly penalties. Forged: Trine Dyrholm, Gustav Lindh, Magnus Krepper. World Premiere
  • The Sharks (Lucía Garibaldi, Uruguay, Argentina, Spain): Whereas a rumor concerning the presence of sharks in a small seaside city distracts residents, 14-year-old Rosina begins to really feel an intuition to shorten the gap between her physique and Joselo’s. Forged: Romina Bentancur, Federico Morosini, Fabián Arenillas, Valeria Lois, Antonella Aquistapache. World Premiere
  • The Memento (Joanna Hogg, United Kingdom): A quiet movie pupil begins discovering her voice as an artist whereas navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic however untrustworthy man. She defies her protecting mom and anxious buddies as she slips deeper and deeper into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship which comes dangerously near destroying her goals. Forged: Honor Swinton Byrne, Tom Burke, Tilda Swinton. World Premiere
  • This isn’t Berlin (Hari Sama, Mexico): 1986, Mexico Metropolis. Seventeen-year-old Carlos would not slot in anyplace, not in his household nor with the chums he has chosen at school. However every thing modifications when he’s invited to a legendary nightclub the place he discovers the underground nightlife scene: punk, sexual liberty and medicines. Forged: Xabiani Ponce de León, José Antonio Toledano, Ximena Romo, Mauro Sánchez Navarro, Klaudia García, Marina de Tavira. World Premiere
  • WE ARE LITTLE ZOMBIES (Makoto Nagahisa, Japan): Their mother and father are useless. They need to be unhappy, however they can not cry. In order that they type a kick-ass band. That is the story of 4 13-year-olds searching for their feelings. Forged: Keita Ninomiya, Satoshi Mizuno, Mondo Okumura, Sena Nakajima. World Premiere

WORLD CINEMA DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION

  • Advocate (Rachel Leah Jones, Philippe Bellaïche, Israel, Canada, Switzerland) Lea Tsemel defends Palestinians: from feminists to fundamentalists, from non-violent demonstrators to armed militants. As a Jewish-Israeli lawyer who has represented political prisoners for almost 50 years, Tsemel, in her tireless quest for justice, pushes the praxis of a human rights defender to its limits. World Premiere
  • Chilly Case Hammarskjold (Mads Brügger, Denmark): Danish director Mads Brügger and Swedish personal investigator Göran Bjorkdahl try to resolve the mysterious loss of life of Dag Hammarskjold. As their investigation closes in, they uncover a criminal offense far worse than killing the Secretary-Basic of the United Nations. World Premiere
  • Untitled Brazil Documentary (Petra Costa, Brazil): A cautionary story for these instances of democracy in disaster – the private and political fuse to discover one of the crucial dramatic intervals in Brazilian historical past. With unprecedented entry to Presidents Dilma Rousseff and Lula da Silva, we witness their rise and fall and the tragically polarized nation that is still. World Premiere
  • The Disappearance of My Mom (Beniamino Barrese, Italy): An ageing style mannequin strives to flee the world of photos and disappear for good, however her son’s willpower to make a last movie about her sparks an surprising collaboration and confrontation with the digicam’s gaze. World Premiere
  • Gaza (Garry Keane, Andrew McConnell, Eire): Gaza brings us into a singular place past the attain of tv information reviews to disclose a world wealthy with eloquent and resilient characters, providing us a cinematic and enriching portrait of a individuals trying to guide significant lives towards the rubble of perennial battle. World Premiere
  • Honeyland (Ljubomir Stefanov, Tamara Kotevska, Macedonia): When nomadic beekeepers break Honeyland’s fundamental rule (take half of the honey, however go away half to the bees), the final feminine beehunter in Europe should save the bees and restore pure steadiness. World Premiere
  • Lapü (Juan Pablo Polanco, César Alejandro Jaimes, Colombia): In the midst of the Guajira Desert, Doris, a younger Wayuu lady, exhumes her cousin’s stays with the intention to meet her for the final time. By a sensory journey this ritual leads her to confront loss of life and mix the world of the goals with the world of the dwelling. Forged: Doris González Jusayú, Carmen González Jusayú. World Premiere
  • The Magic Lifetime of V (Tonislav Hristov, Finland, Denmark, Bulgaria): Haunted by childhood traumas, Veera is attempting to turn into extra unbiased by way of dwell roleplaying. As she guides herself and her mentally-challenged brother by way of worlds of a number of roles and identities, witches and wizards, she finds the braveness to face the demons of her personal previous and her abusive father’s legacy. World Premiere
  • Midnight Traveler (Hassan Fazili, U.S.A., Qatar, United Kingdom, Canada): When the Taliban places a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he’s compelled to flee along with his spouse and two younger daughters. Capturing their unsure journey, Fazili exhibits firsthand the risks going through refugees looking for asylum and the love shared between a household on the run. World Premiere
  • Sea of Shadows (Richard Ladkani, Austria): The vaquita, the world’s smallest whale, is close to extinction as its habitat is destroyed by Mexican cartels and Chinese language mafia, who harvest the swim bladder of the totoaba fish, the “cocaine of the ocean.” Environmental activists, Mexican navy and undercover investigators are combating again towards this unlawful multimillion-dollar enterprise. World Premiere
  • Taking pictures the Mafia (Kim Longinotto, Eire): Sicilian Letizia Battaglia started a lifelong battle with the Mafia when she first pointed her digicam at a brutally slain sufferer. Documenting the Cosa Nostra’s barbaric rule, she bore unflinching witness to their crimes. Her images, artwork, and bravado helped to carry an finish to a surprising reign of slaughter. World Premiere
  • Stieg Larsson – The Man Who Performed With Fireplace (Henrik Georgsson, Sweden): A documentary concerning the Millennium-trilogy writer Stieg Larsson and his pioneering work of combating proper wing extremists and neo-Nazis, an obsession with deadly penalties. Worldwide Premiere

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Adam (Rhys Ernst, USA): Howard Gertler, James Schamus): Awkward teenager Adam arrives to spend his last highschool summer time along with his older sister, who has thrown herself into New York Metropolis’s lesbian and trans activist scene. Over the summer time, Adam and people round him expertise love, friendship, and attendant arduous truths on this coming-of-age comedy. Forged: Nicholas Alexander, India Menuez, Leo Sheng, Chloe Levine, Margaret Qualley. World Premiere

Give Me Liberty (Kirill Mikhanovsky, USA): When a riot breaks out in Milwaukee, America’s most segregated metropolis, medical transport driver Vic is torn between his promise to get a gaggle of aged Russians to a funeral and his need to assist Tracy, a younger black lady with ALS. Forged: Lauren “Lolo” Spencer, Chris Galust, Maksim Stoyanov, Darya Ekamasova. World Premiere

Mild From Mild (Paul Harrill, USA): Shelia, a single mother and someday paranormal investigator, is enlisted to analyze a doable “haunting” at a widower’s farmhouse in East Tennessee. Forged: Marin Eire, Jim Gaffigan, Josh Wiggins, Atheena Frizzell, David Cale. World Premiere

Paradise Hills (Alice Waddington, Spain, USA): A younger lady is distributed to Paradise Hills to be reformed, solely to study that the high-class facility’s stunning facade hides a sinister secret. Forged: Emma Roberts, Danielle Macdonald, Awkwafina, Eiza González, Milla Jovovich, Jeremy Irvine. World Premiere

Untimely (Rashaad Ernesto Inexperienced, USA): The summer time earlier than she leaves for school, Ayanna meets good-looking and mysterious outsider Isaiah; her total world is turned the other way up as she navigates the demanding terrain of younger love towards a altering Harlem panorama. Forged: Zora Howard, Joshua Boone, Michelle Wilson, Alexis Marie Wint, Imani Lewis, Tashiana Washington. World Premiere

Selah and the Spades (Tayarisha Poe, USA): Producers: Lauren McBride, Lucas Joaquin, Drew Houpt, Tayarisha Poe, Jill Ahrens): 5 factions run the underground lifetime of the celebrated Haldwell boarding college. On the head of probably the most highly effective faction – The Spades – sits Selah Summers. By turns charming and callous, she chooses whom to maintain shut and whom to chop unfastened, strolling the high-quality line between being feared and liked. Forged: Lovie Simone, Celeste O’Connor, Jharrel Jerome, Gina Torres, Jesse Williams. World Premiere

Sister Aimee (Samantha Buck, Marie Schlingmann, USA): In 1926 America’s most well-known evangelist is a lady. And he or she’s searching for a method out. Fed up along with her personal success, she will get swept up in her lover’s daydreams about Mexico and finds herself on a wild highway journey in the direction of the border. Primarily based on true occasions. Largely made up. Forged: Anna Margaret Hollyman, Michael Mosley, Andrea Suarez Paz, Julie White, Macon Blair, Amy Hargreaves. World Premiere

The Loss of life of Dick Lengthy (Daniel Scheinert, USA): Dick died final evening, and Zeke and Earl don’t desire anyone discovering out how. That is too unhealthy although, trigger information travels quick in small-town Alabama. Forged: Michael Abbott Jr., Virginia Newcomb, Andre Hyland, Sarah Baker, Jess Weixler. World Premiere

The Infiltrators (Alex Rivera, USA): A rag-tag group of undocumented youth – Dreamers – intentionally get detained by Border Patrol with the intention to infiltrate a shadowy, for-profit detention middle. Forged: Maynor Alvarado, Manuel Uriza, Chelsea Rendon, Juan Gabriel Pareja, Vik Sahay. World Premiere

The Wolf Hour (Alistair Banks Griffin, USA): As soon as a recognized counterculture determine, June E. Leigh now lives in self-imposed exile in her South Bronx house through the incendiary ’77 Summer season of Sam. When an unseen tormentor begins exploiting June’s weaknesses, her insular universe begins to unravel. Forged: Naomi Watts, Emory Cohen, Jennifer Ehle, Kelvin Harrison Jr. World Premiere

PREMIERES

 After The Wedding ceremony (Bart Freundlich, USA): Searching for funds for her orphanage in India, Isabelle travels to New York to fulfill Theresa, a rich benefactor. An invite to attend a marriage ignites a sequence of occasions by which the previous collides with the current whereas mysteries unravel. Primarily based on the Academy Award-nominated movie by Susanne Bier. Forged: Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams, Billy Crudup, Abby Quinn. World Premiere.

Animals (Sophie Hyde, United Kingdom, Eire, Australia): After a decade of partying, Laura and Tyler’s friendship is strained by Laura’s new love and her deal with her novel. A snapshot of a contemporary lady with competing needs, directly a celebration of feminine friendship and an examination of the alternatives we make when going through a crossroads.Forged: Holliday Grainger, Alia Shawkat. World Premiere

Blinded by the Mild (Gurinder Chadha, United Kingdom): In 1987 through the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, a teen learns to dwell life, perceive his household and discover his personal voice by way of the music of Bruce Springsteen. Forged: Viveik Kalra, Hayley Atwell, Rob Brydon, Kulvinder Ghir, Nell Williams, Aaron Phagura. World Premiere

Extraordinarily Depraved, Shockingly Evil and Vile (Joe Berlinger, USA): A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy from the attitude of Liz, his longtime girlfriend, who refused to consider the reality about him for years. Forged: Zac Efron, Lily Collins, Haley Joel Osment, Kaya Scodelario, John Malkovich, Jim Parsons. World Premiere

I Am Mom (Grant Sputore, Australia): Within the wake of humanity’s extinction, a teenage lady is raised by a robotic designed to repopulate the earth. However their distinctive bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming information. Forged: Clara Rugaard, Rose Byrne, Hilary Swank. World Premiere

Late Evening (Nisha Ganatra, USA): Legendary late-night speak present host’s world is turned the other way up when she hires her solely feminine workers author. Initially supposed to clean over variety considerations, her resolution has unexpectedly hilarious penalties as the 2 girls separated by tradition and era are united by their love of a biting punchline. Forged: Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, John Lithgow, Paul Walter Hauser, Reid Scott, Amy Ryan. World Premiere

Official Secrets and techniques (Gavin Hood, United States, United Kingdom): The true story of British Intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun, who previous to the 2003 Iraq invasion leaked a top-secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK unlawful spying operation towards members of the UN Safety Council. The memo proposed blackmailing member states into voting for struggle. Forged: Keira Knightley, Matt Smith, Ralph Feinnes, Matthew Goode, Rhys Ifans. World Premiere

{Photograph} (Ritesh Batra, India): Two lives intersect in Mumbai and go alongside collectively. A struggling road photographer, pressured to marry by his grandmother, convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée. The pair develops a connection that transforms them in ways in which they might not anticipate. Forged: Nawazuddin Siddiqi, Sanya Malhotra. World Premiere

Relive (Director: Jacob Estes, USA): After a person’s household dies in what seems to be a homicide, he will get a cellphone name from one of many useless, his niece. He’s undecided if she’s a ghost or if he’s going mad — however because it seems, he’s not. As an alternative, her calls assist him rewrite historical past. Forged: David Oyelowo, Storm Reid, Mykelti Williamson, Alfred Molina, Bryan Tyree Henry. World Premiere

Sonja – The White Swan (Anne Sewitsky, Norway): The true story of one of many world’s best athletes and the inventor of recent determine skating, who took Hollywood by storm within the 1930s, sacrificing every thing to remain within the highlight. Forged: Ine Marie Wilmann, Valene Kane, Eldar Skar, Anders Mordal, Pål Sverre Hagen, Aiden McArdle. Worldwide Premiere

The Mustang (Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, USA): Whereas taking part in a rehabilitation program coaching wild mustangs, a convict at first struggles to attach with the horses and his fellow inmates, however learns to confront his violent previous as he soothes an particularly feisty horse. Forged: Matthias Schoenaerts, Connie Britton, Bruce Dern, Jason Mitchell, Gideon Adlon, Josh Stewart. World Premiere

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Chiwetel Ejiofor, United Kingdom): In opposition to all the chances, a 13 12 months previous boy in Malawi invents an unconventional technique to save his household and village from famine. Primarily based on the true story of William Kamkwamba. Forged: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Maxwell Simba, Lily Banda, Noma Dumezweni, Aissa Maiga, Joseph Marcell. World Premiere

The Report (Scott Z. Burns, USA): The story of Daniel Jones, lead investigator for the US Senate’s sweeping examine into the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program, which was discovered to be brutal, immoral and ineffective. With the reality at stake, Jones battled tirelessly to make public what many in energy sought to maintain hidden. Forged: Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm, Ted Levine, Maura Tierney, Michael C. Corridor. World Premiere

The Sunlit Evening (David Wnendt, Germany, Norway): Between New York Metropolis and the far north of Norway, an American painter and a Russian émigré discover one another within the Arctic circle. Collectively beneath a solar that by no means units, they uncover a future and household that they did not know that they had. Forged: Jenny Slate, Zach Galifianakis, Alex Sharp, Gillian Anderson, Fridjov Sáheim, David Paymer. World Premiere

The Tomorrow Man (Noble Jones, USA): Ed Hemsler spends his life getting ready for a catastrophe which will by no means come. Ronnie Meisner spends her life looking for issues she might by no means use. In a small city someplace in America, these two individuals will attempt to discover love whereas attempting to not get misplaced in one another’s stuff. Forged: John Lithgow, Blythe Danner, Derek Cecil, Katie Aselton, Sophie Thatcher, Eve Harlow. World Premiere

Prime Finish Wedding ceremony (Wayne Blair, Australia): Lauren and Ned are engaged, they’re in love, they usually have simply ten days to seek out Lauren’s mom who has gone AWOL someplace within the distant far north of Australia, reunite her mother and father and pull off their dream wedding ceremony. Forged: Miranda Tapsell, Gwilym Lee, Kerry Fox, Huw Higginson, Ursula Yovich, Shari Sebbens. World Premiere

Troupe Zero (Bert & Bertie, USA): In rural 1977 Georgia, a misfit lady goals of life in outer area.  When a nationwide competitors presents her an opportunity at her dream, to be recorded on NASA’s Golden Report, she recruits a makeshift troupe of Birdie Scouts, forging friendships that final a lifetime and past. Forged: Viola Davis, Mckenna Grace, Jim Gaffigan, Mike Epps, Charlie Shotwell, Allison Janney. World Premiere

Velvet Buzzsaw (Dan Gilroy, USA): A thriller set within the up to date artwork world scene of Los Angeles, the place large cash artists and mega-collectors pay a excessive value when artwork collides with commerce. Forged: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Toni Collette, Zawe Ashton, Tom Sturridge, Natalia Dyer. World Premiere

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DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES

Ask Dr. Ruth (Ryan White, USA): A documentary portrait chronicling the unbelievable lifetime of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who grew to become America’s most well-known intercourse therapist. As her 90th birthday approaches, Dr. Ruth revisits her painful previous and her profession on the forefront of the sexual revolution. World Premiere

Halston (Frédéric Tcheng, USA): From Iowa to Studio 54, this investigation into the rags-to-riches story of America’s first famous person designer uncovers the cautionary story of an artist who offered his identify to Wall Road. World Premiere

Love, Antosha (Garret Value, USA): A portrait of the extraordinary life and profession of actor Anton Yelchin. World Premiere

Marianne & Leonard: Phrases of Love (Nick Broomfield, USA): A narrative of putting up with love between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen. The movie follows their relationship from the early days in Greece, a time of ‘free love’ and open marriage, to how their love advanced when Leonard grew to become a profitable musician. World Premiere

MERATA: How Mum Decolonised The Display (Heperi Mita, New Zealand): An intimate portrayal of pioneering filmmaker Merata Mita, advised by way of the eyes of her youngsters. Utilizing hours of archive footage, some by no means earlier than seen, her youngest youngster discovers the filmmaker he by no means knew and shares with the world the mom he misplaced. Worldwide Premiere

Miles Davis: Beginning of the Cool (Stanley Nelson, U.S.A., United Kingdom): A visionary, innovator, and originator who defied categorization and embodied the phrase cool: a foray into the life and profession of musical and cultural icon Miles Davis. World Premiere

Elevate Hell: The Life & Occasions of Molly Ivins (Janice Engel, USA): Molly Ivins was six ft of flame-haired Texas hassle, a prescient political journalist, best-selling writer and Invoice of Rights warrior. She took no prisoners, leaving either side of the aisle laughing and craving extra of her razor-sharp wit. It is time to Elevate Hell like Molly! World Premiere

The Nice Hack (Karim Amer, Jehane Noujaim, USA): Information, arguably the world’s most precious asset, is being weaponized to wage cultural and political wars. The darkish world of information exploitation is uncovered by way of the unpredictable private journeys of gamers on completely different sides of the explosive Cambridge Analytica/Fb information story. World Premiere

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley (Alex Gibney, USA): With a magical new invention that promised to revolutionize blood testing, Elizabeth Holmes grew to become the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, heralded as the following Steve Jobs. Then, in a single day, her $10-billion-dollar firm dissolved. The rise and fall of Theranos is a window into the psychology of fraud. World Premiere

Toni Morrison: The Items I Am (Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, USA): This suave and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works and the highly effective themes she has confronted all through her literary profession. Toni Morrison leads an meeting of her friends, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, historical past, America and the human situation. World Premiere

Untouchable (Ursula Macfarlane, USA): The within story of the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein reveals how, over many years, he acquires and protects his energy at the same time as scandal threatens to engulf him. Former colleagues and accusers element the tactic and penalties of his alleged abuse, hoping for justice and to encourage change. World Premiere

Phrases from a Bear (Jeffrey Palmer, USA): A visible journey into the thoughts and soul of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Navarro Scott Momaday, relating every written line to his distinctive Native American expertise representing ancestry, place, and oral historical past. World Premiere

MIDNIGHT

Greener Grass (Jocelyn DeBoer, Daybreak Luebbe, USA): A deliciously twisted comedy set in a demented, timeless suburbia the place each grownup wears braces on their straight tooth, {couples} coordinate meticulously pressed outfits, and coveted relations are swapped in additional methods than one on this competitors for acceptance. Forged: Jocelyn DeBoer, Daybreak Luebbe, Beck Bennett, Neil Casey, Mary Holland, D’Arcy Carden. World Premiere

Little Monsters (Abe Forsythe, Australia): A movie devoted to all of the kindergarten lecturers who inspire youngsters to study, instill them with confidence and cease them from being devoured by zombies. Forged: Lupita Nyong’o, Alexander England, Josh Gad. World Premiere

MEMORY – The Origins of Alien (Alexandre O. Philippe, USA): The untold origin story behind Ridley Scott’s Alien – rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the artwork of Francis Bacon, and the darkish visions of Dan O’Bannon and H.R. Giger. A contemplation on the symbiotic collaborative strategy of moviemaking, the ability of fantasy, and our collective unconscious. World Premiere

Mope (Lucas Heyne, USA): Two ‘mopes’ – the lowest-level male performers within the porn trade – set their sights on an unattainable dream: stardom. Forged: Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Kelly Sry, Brian Huskey, Max Adler, David Arquette, Tonya Cornelisse. World Premiere

Sweetheart (JD Dillard, USA): Jenn has washed ashore a small tropical island and it doesn’t take her lengthy to understand she’s fully alone. She should spend her days not solely surviving the weather, however should additionally fend off the malevolent pressure that comes out every evening. Forged: Kiersey Clemons, Emory Cohen, Hanna Mangan Lawrence, Andrew Crawford. World Premiere

The Gap within the Floor (Lee Cronin, Eire): One evening, Sarah’s younger son disappears into the woods behind their rural house. When he returns, he appears the identical, however his conduct grows more and more disturbing. Quickly, Sarah realizes that the boy who returned will not be her son in any respect… Forged: Seána Kerslake, James Cosmo, Kati Outinen, Simone Kirby, Steve Wall, James Quinn Markey. World Premiere

The Lodge (Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala, USA, United Kingdom): On this psychologically chilling gradual burn, a younger lady and her reticent new stepchildren discover themselves remoted within the household’s distant winter cabin, locked away to dredge up the mysteries of her darkish previous and the losses that appear to hang-out all of them. Forged: Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell, Lia McHugh, Alicia Silverstone, Richard Armitage. World Premiere

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SPOTLIGHT

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch (Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky, Canada): From concrete seawalls in China that cowl 60% of the mainland coast to the largest terrestrial machines ever in-built Germany, to psychedelic potash mines in Russia’s Ural Mountains, to conservation sanctuaries in Kenya, the filmmakers have traversed the globe to doc the proof and expertise of human planetary domination. Worldwide Premiere

Birds of Passage (Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra, Colombia): In 1970s Colombia, Rapayet is a person torn between the will to be highly effective and his obligation to uphold his tradition’s values. His indigenous tribe, the Wayúu, ignores historical omens and enters the drug trafficking enterprise — the place honor is the best foreign money and money owed are paid with blood. Forged: Carmina Martinez, Jose Acosta, Natalia Reyes. Utah Premiere 

Maiden (Alex Holmes, United Kingdom): The unbelievable, against-all-odds story of sailor Tracy Edwards, who skippered the primary all-female worldwide crew within the 1989 Whitbread Around the World Yacht Race. U.S. Premiere

The Greatest Little Farm (John Chester, USA): Two dreamers and a canine embark on an odyssey to carry concord to their lives and the land. As their plan to create excellent concord takes a sequence of untamed turns, they should attain a far better understanding of the intricacies and knowledge of nature, and life itself. Utah Premiere

The Mountain (Rick Alverson, USA): 1950s America. Since his mom‘s confinement to an establishment, Andy has lived within the shadow of his stoic father. A household acquaintance, Dr. Wallace Fiennes, employs the introverted younger man as a photographer to doc an asylum tour advocating for his more and more controversial lobotomy process. Forged: Jeff Goldblum, Tye Sheridan, Udo Kier, Denis Lavant, Hannah Gross. U.S. Premiere

The Nightingale Australia (Jennifer Kent, Australia): 1825. Clare, a younger Irish convictwoman, chases a British officer by way of the Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a horrible act of violence he dedicated towards her household. On the best way she enlists the providers of Aboriginal tracker Billy, who’s marked by trauma from his personal violence-filled previous. Forged: Aisling Franciosi, Sam Claflin, Baykali Ganambarr, Damon Herriman, Harry Greenwood, Ewen Leslie. North American Premiere


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