Calling all Harvard-affiliated films and filmmakers traveling to Sundance or Slamdance this month! The 2019 Sundance Film Festival will run from January 24 - February 3, 2019 in Park City, Salt Lake City, and at Sundance Mountain Resort.
Among the films that will be screened at Sundance are documentary feature The Great Hack, directed by Karim Amer and Jehane Noujaim AB '96; FilmNation's Late Night, starring Mindy Kaling and John Lithgow AB '67, Ar.D. '05; and The Last Black Man in San Francisco, produced by Jeremy Kleiner AB '98.
If you're attending Sundance this year and presenting one of your films, share the good news so the Harvardwood community can come out in support! Just email Harvardwood with information about your film, screening times, trailer links, and any other pertinent details.
For the 2019 Festival, 112 feature-length films have been selected, representing 33 countries and 45 first-time filmmakers. 53% of the directors in this year’s U.S. Dramatic Competition are women; 41% are people of color; 18% identify as LGBTQIA+. 44% of the directors in this year’s U.S. Documentary Competition are women; 22% are people of color; 5% identify as LGBTQIA+. Of the 61 directors in all four competition categories, comprising 56 films, 42% are women, 39% are people of color, and 23% identify as LGBTQIA. 24 films announced today were supported by Sundance Institute in development, whether through direct granting or residency Labs. 102 of the Festival’s feature films, or 91% of the lineup announced today, will be world premieres.