Sundance Film Festival

  • Watch: 'The Lunchbox' director Ritesh Batra back with a short film 'The Masterchef' 21-05-2014 04:08 PM

    Ritesh Batra, who made headlines for his Bollywood project 'The Lunchbox', is now being appreciated for his short film 'The Masterchef'. For the uninitiated, 'The Masterchef' was among the 5 short films shown at a screening which was co-hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation at the Sundance Film...
  • Watch 'A Most Wanted Man': The late Philip Seymour Hoffman is just terrific in one of his last film trailers just out 12-04-2014 08:49 AM

    He was only 46, busy as ever and secure in his standing as one of the world's greatest actors. There were no dissenters about the gifts and achievements of Philip Seymour Hoffman, whose death in New York brought a stunning halt to his extraordinary and unpredictable career. An Oscar winner...
  • 18 must watch films at Sundance Film Festival 2014 10-12-2013 11:50 AM

    Los Angeles: The Sundance Film Festival will premiere 117 independent feature films and 11 documentaries at its 30th anniversary next month - a lineup representing the 2014 fest's most prestigious films. The premiere list, announced Monday by the festival, features a wide range of genres, from comedies to mysteries, and...
  • Sundance 2014: 'I Origins', 'Love Is Strange' are the chief attractions 10-12-2013 11:33 AM

    Los Angeles: Comedies, dramas, thrillers and documentaries exploring notable individuals will lead the 2014 Sundance Film Festival non-competitive premieres program, the annual independent film festival said on Monday. The coveted premieres slot, usually reserved for more seasoned directors, will showcase 17 feature films, several of which are by directors who...
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui's 'Liar's Dice' in Sundance Film Festival 05-12-2013 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: Nawazuddin Siddiqui's upcoming film 'Liar's Dice', directed by Malayalam actress Geetu Mohandas, has been selected in the competition category at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival in the US. The film will be featured in the 'World Cinema Dramatic Competition' and is the only Indian movie to be selected...
  • Indie film 'Beasts' a fearless success 28-06-2012 05:38 PM

    New York: On the first day newcomer director Benh Zeitlin began shooting his mythical, apocalyptic low-budget film, Beasts of the Southern Wild, he had a real life disaster to deal with - the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The sense of impending danger only served to...
  • 'Valley of Saints' to compete at Sundance 2012 07-12-2011 12:07 PM

    New Delhi: 'Valley of Saints', a love story set in Kashmir is all set to compete for the top award in the World Dramatics category of Sundance Film Festival 2012. The film, directed by an American filmmaker Musa Sayeed, has earlier won Film Independent and Sloan Foundation Producer's Grant. 'Valley...
  • No aliens, no superheroes, just 'Life in a Day' 30-07-2011 11:44 AM

    Los Angeles: It isn't among the most-hyped movies in theaters and won't win the battle of the weekend box office, but 'Life in a Day' may just be the most unusual film playing in theaters this weekend. One year ago, July 24, 2010, at the behest of Hollywood producer/director Ridley...
  • Sundance: 'Like Crazy' wins drama film award 30-01-2011 11:52 AM

    Park City: Love story 'Like Crazy' and assisted suicide documentary 'How to Die in Oregon' won the top awards at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, putting both on the list of must-see independent movies for 2011. 'Like Crazy,' directed by Drake Doremus, picked up the jury prize for best...
  • Sundance debuts with Harry Belafonte documentary 21-01-2011 03:45 PM

    Utah: The Sundance Film Festival opened on Thursday night with a new look -- four feature films instead of only one, including a documentary about calypso singer Harry Belafonte and a teen lesbian drama. The documentary, "Sing Your Song," follows the social activism of the 83-year-old singer of "Banana Boat...
  • A-list celebs at Sundance Film fest in Utah 27-01-2010 02:23 PM

    Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning will be seen in their flick The Runaways. ...
  • Monster star Charlize Theron is now Sleepwalking 08-02-2008 12:51 AM

    Hong Kong: The ICC has launched a probe into the allegations that tickets were black-marketed during the 2011 World Cup, co hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The governing body of the game received a confidential report, highlighting shortcomings in ticketing, during its Annual Conference meetings here. After its...
  • Ent wrap: Sneak peek of U2's concert film 22-01-2008 02:04 AM

    Mumbai: The Indian squad for the one-day series and a Twenty20 match against the West Indies in the latter's backyard will be picked on May 13 in Chennai. "The selection panel (led by Krishnamachari Srikkanth) is to meet at Chennai on May 13 to choose the team," Cricket Board sources...