72 short films in Sundance 2016 programme

72 short films in Sundance 2016 programme news
R K S By R K S | 09 Dec 2015 16:40:27.3900000 IST
The 2016 edition of Sundance Film Festival has unveiled its complete lineup of 72 short films. The festival runs through January 21to 31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Sundance and Ogden, Utah.


Mike Plante, Senior Programmer for the Sundance Film Festival has this to ay about the line up.

“Our longstanding showcase of short films has become a home for audiences who love watching these rowdy, sweet, scary and surprising stories. In recent years shorts have taken on a bigger presence within the film and media industries, helping more and more people feel the power and potential of these short-on-time, big-on-ideas films.”

Here is the complete programme: -


AFFECTIONS / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Bridey Elliott)
CATCHING UP / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Bill Crossland)
DIRT / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Darius Clark Monroe)
DOGWALKER / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Kim Sherman)
DOLFUN / U.S.A. (Director: Sebastian Silva, Screenwriters: Sebastian Silva, Trinidad Silva, Carlos Rossi)
EMPEROR OF TIME / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Drew Christie)
HOW TO LOSE WEIGHT IN 4 EASY STEPS / U.S.A. (Director: Benjamin Berman, Screenwriter: Aaron Bleyaert)
JOIN THE CLUB / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Eva Vives)
JUNGLE / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Asantewaa Prempeh)
KILLER / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Matt Kazman)
PARTNERS / U.S.A. (Director: Joey Ally, Screenwriters: Jen Tullock, Hannah Utt)
A REASONABLE REQUEST / U.S.A. (Director: Andrew Laurich, Screenwriters: Gabriel Miller, Andrew Laurich)
SO GOOD TO SEE YOU / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Duke Merriman)
SOLEMATES / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Bryce Dallas Howard)
THUNDER ROAD / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Jim Cummings)
TOO LEGIT / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Frankie Shaw)
VERBATIM: THE FERGUSON CASE / U.S.A. (Director: Brett Weiner, Screenwriter: Grand Jury Transcript).


AUDITION / Sweden (Director: Lovisa Sirén, Screenwriters: Lovisa Sirén, Peter Modestij)
BELLADONNA / Croatia (Director and screenwriter: Dubravka Turic)
HER FRIEND ADAM / Canada (Director and screenwriter: Ben Petrie)
IT'S NOT YOU / Canada (Director and screenwriter: Don McKellar)
LAND TIDES (MAREA DE TIERRA) / Chile, France (Directors and screenwriters: Manuela Martelli, Amirah Tajdin)
MAMAN(S) / France (Director and screenwriter: Maïmouna Doucouré )
METUBE 2: AUGUST SINGS CARMINA BURANA / Austria (Director and screenwriter: Daniel Moshel)
MOBILIZE / Canada (Director: Caroline Monnet)
OVER / United Kingdom (Director and screenwriter: Jörn Threlfall)
PEACOCK / Czech Republic (Director: Ondrej Hudecek, Screenwriters: Jan Smutny, Ondrej Hudecek)
RATE ME / United Kingdom (Director and screenwriter: Fyzal Boulifa)
SEIDE / Kyrgyzstan (Director and screenwriter: Elnura Osmonalieva)
TUESDAY / Turkey, France (Director: Ziya Demirel, Screenwriters: Ziya Demirel, Buket Coskuner)


ANOTHER KIND OF GIRL / Jordan (Director: Khaldiya Jibawi)
BACON & GOD'S WRATH / Canada (Director: Sol Friedman)
BENEATH THE EMBERS (BAJO LAS BRASAS) / Mexico (Directors and screenwriters: Verónica Jessamyn López Sainz, Andrea Fuentes Charles)
CHEKHOV / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Jack Dunphy)
ENTRAPPED / U.S.A. (Director: Razan Ghalayini)
FIGURE / Poland, Belgium (Director and screenwriter: Katarzyna Gondek)
FLOWER OF A THOUSAND COLOURS / Belgium (Director: Karen Vazquez Guadarrama)
JáAJI APPROX. / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Sky Hopinka)
I AM YUP'IK / U.S.A. (Directors: Daniele Anastasion, Nathan Golon)
MINING POEMS OR ODES / United Kingdom, Scotland (Director: Callum Rice)
PEACE IN THE VALLEY / U.S.A. (Directors and screenwriters: Michael Palmieri, Donal Mosher)
ROAST BATTLE / U.S.A. (Director: Jason Reitman)
THE SAINT OF DRY CREEK / U.S.A. (Director: Julie Zammarchi)
THE SEND-OFF / U.S.A. (Directors: Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan)
THE SHINING STAR OF LOSERS EVERYWHERE / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Mickey Duzyj)
SPEAKING IS DIFFICULT / U.S.A. (Director: AJ Schnack)
TERRITORY / United Kingdom (Director: Eleanor Mortimer)
A WOMAN AND HER CAR / Canada (Director: Loïc Darses)


ABENDLAND (HOURS, YEARS, AEONS) / Finland (Directors: IC-98: Patrik Söderlund, Visa Suonpää, Screenwriter: Patrik Söderlund)
SWIMMING IN YOUR SKIN AGAIN / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Terence Nance)
VOYAGERS / Canada (Director and screenwriter: Santiago Menghini)
YúYú / France (Director and screenwriter: Marc Johnson)


BONIATO / U.S.A. (Directors: Andres Meza-Valdes, Diego Meza-Valdes, Eric Mainade, Screenwriters: Andres Meza-Valdes, Eric Mainade)
THE CHICKENING / U.S.A., Canada (Directors and screenwriters: Nick DenBoer, Davy Force)
DINNER WITH FAMILY WITH BRETT GELMAN AND BRETT GELMAN'S FAMILY / U.S.A. (Director: Jason Woliner, Screenwriters: Brett Gelman, Jason Woliner)
FUCKKKYOUUU / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Eddie Alcazar)
MANOMAN / United Kingdom (Director and screenwriter: Simon Cartwright)
THE POUND HOLE / U.S.A. (Directors: Daniel Scheinert, Daniel Kwan, Screenwriters: Daniel Weidenfeld, Doug Lussenhop)
THE PROCEDURE / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Calvin Lee Reeder)
THE PUPPET MAN / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Jacqueline Castel)


BOB DYLAN HATES ME / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Caveh Zahedi)
A COAT MADE DARK / Ireland (Director and screenwriter: Jack O'Shea)
DEER FLOWER / South Korea, U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Kangmin Kim)
EDMOND / United Kingdom (Director and screenwriter: Nina Gantz)
GLOVE / U.S.A. (Directors: Alexa Haas, Bernardo Britto, Screenwriter: Bernardo Britto)
THE GRANDFATHER DRUM / Canada (Director and screenwriter: Michelle Derosier)
THE ITCHING / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Dianne Bellino)
LIFE SMARTPHONE / China (Director and screenwriter: Chenglin Xie)
LIMBO LIMBO TRAVEL / France, Hungary (Directors and screenwriters: Zsuzsanna Kreif, Borbála Zétényi)
POMBO LOVES YOU / United Kingdom (Director: Steve Warne, Screenwriter: Josh Blaaberg)
SHINY / U.S.A. (Directors: Spencer Susser, Daniel Cloud Campos)
WAVES '98 / Lebanon (Director and screenwriter: Ely Dagher)

(Rajesh Kumar Singh is Editorial Consultant for Festivals and Markets for BollywoodTrade.com. He is a filmmaker, critic and market analyst)