The Sundance Institute announced a smaller, more focused lineup for the upcoming 2021 Sundance Film Festival — down to 72 feature films from last year’s 128.
Health restrictions permitting, Sundance programmers hope to show every film on ”satellite screens” (whether socially distanced art house, purpose-built venues or drive-in theaters).
Among the changes are the combination of narrative and documentary features into a single Premieres section, where higher-profile films often premiere.
”We often talk about identity and authorship and authenticity, and this year, almost every film is a film that only that filmmaker could have made.
These Days (Director and Screenwriter: Adam Brooks) — Mae, lonely and self-isolating, navigates the world of online dating during the early days of quarantine.