2017 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL SHORT FILM TOUR
First show: January 05
TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe & Kristen Stewart are just 2 of the highlights in this program where the real stars are filmmakers you didn’t know you came to see.
Spot tomorrow’s feature filmmaking whiz-kid today.
The 2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 95-minute theatrical program of seven short films selected from this year’s Festival, widely considered the premier showcase for short films and the launchpad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers for more than 30 years. Including fiction, documentary, and animation from around the world, the 2017 program offers new audiences a taste of what the Festival offers, from laugh-out-loud comedy to contemplative reflections of the world we live in.
Each year The Sundance Film Festival receives more than 8,000 short film submissions, selecting 60-80 to show. From that group, Sundance programmers curate a program of the best, the most unique and the awarded winners, to tour the US theatrically in selected independent art houses. 2017. 95 mins.
5 Films About Technology
Written and directed by Peter Huang. 2016, Canada, 5 minutes.
Take a satirical look at the dumber side of technology.
And the Whole Sky Fit in the Dead Cow’s Eye
Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction
Written and directed by Francisca Alegría. 2016, Chile/U.S.A., 19 minutes. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Emeteria is visited by the ghost of her patrón, Teodoro. She believes he has come to take her to the afterlife—but he has more devastating news.
Written and directed by Kristen Stewart. 2017, U.S.A., 17 minutes.
This is a diptych of one man’s day, half-impressionist and half-realist portraits.
Lucia, Before and After
Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction
Written and directed by Anu Valia. 2016, U.S.A., 14 minutes.
After traveling 200 miles, a young woman waits out Texas’s state-mandated 24-hour waiting period before her abortion can proceed.
Written and directed by Marshall Tyler. 2017, U.S.A., 15 minutes.
Get a glimpse into a day in the life of a bathroom attendant in a Los Angeles nightclub.
Written and directed by Renata Gasiorowska. 2016, Poland, 9 minutes.
Alone at home one evening, a young girl decides to have a solo pleasure session—but not everything goes according to plan.
Ten Meter Tower
Directed by Maximilien Van Aertryck and Axel Danielson. 2016, Sweden, 16 minutes. In Swedish with English subtitles.
People who have never been up a 10-meter diving tower must choose whether to jump or climb down in this entertaining study of people in a vulnerable position.
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