Article from The Wrap 12/04/2019
The Sundance Institute announced its full lineup for the
2020 Sundance Film Festival on Wednesday, which includes films like “Nine
Days,” starring Winston Duke and Zazie Beetz, and “Downhill,” starring Julia
Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell, as well as documentaries about Bruce Lee,
Taylor Swift and Pepe the Frog.
Other films that will be heading to Park City, Utah in
January include “Shirley” (Elisabeth Moss, Michael Stuhlbarg), “Sylvie’s Love”
(Tessa Thompson, Eva Longoria), “Tesla” (Ethan Hawke, Jim Gaffigan), “Us Kids,”
about the Parkland shooting, “Omniboat: A Fast Boat Fantasia” (Finn Wolfhard,
Adam Devine, Robert Redford), “Spree” (Joe Keery, David Arquette, Misha
Barton), “Dream Horse” (Toni Collette, Damian Lewis), “Four Good Days” (Mila
Kunis, Glenn Close), “The Glorias” (Alicia Vikander, Julianne Moore), “The Last
Thing He Wanted” (Anne Hathaway, Ben Affleck),
and “Wendy,” directed by Benh Zeitlin.
The Closing Night film will be “Falling,” directed and written by Viggo
The Sundance Film Festival announced a total of 188 feature
films for next year’s festival, drawing from a record high of 15,100
submissions from 27 countries. Additionally, 44 first-time filmmakers will
bring their work to the festival. Of the 65 directors in all four competition
categories, 46% are women, 38% are people of color, and 12% are LBGTQ+. In the
U.S. Dramatic Competition, 47% of the directors are women, 53% are people of
color, and 5% are LBGTQ+. In the U.S. Documentary Competition, 45% are women,
23% are people of color and 23% are LGBTQ+.
The Festival will run from Jan 23 to Feb 2 2019.
Full film list description here.