List of films at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

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The following is a list of all films shown at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

Feature competition[edit]

The following films were shown in competition at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

U.S. Documentary[edit]

The following 16 films were selected for a world premiere in U.S. Documentary Competition program.[1][2] Dinosaur 13 by Todd Miller served as the opening film of the program.[3]

Title Director Year First showing
Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory Michael Rossato-Bennett 2013 January 18
All the Beautiful Things John Harkrider 2013 January 20
Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart Jeremiah Zagar 2014 January 17
The Case Against 8 Ben Cotner and Ryan White 2013 January 18
Cesar's Last Fast Richard Ray Perez and Lorena Parlee 2013 January 19
Dinosaur 13 Todd Miller 2014 January 16
E-Team Katy Chevigny and Ross Kauffman 2013 January 18
Fed Up Stephanie Soechtig 2013 January 19
The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz Brian Knappenberger 2014 January 20
Ivory Tower Andrew Rossi 2013 January 18
Marmato Mark Grieco 2014 January 17
No No: A Dockumentary Jeffrey Radice 2014 January 20
The Overnighters Jesse Moss 2013 January 17
Private Violence Cynthia Hill 2013 January 19
Rich Hill Andrew Droz Palermo and Tracy Droz Tragos 2014 January 19
Watchers of the Sky Edet Belzberg 2014 January 20

U.S. Dramatic[edit]

The following 16 films were selected for a world premiere in U.S. Dramatic Competition program.[4][5] Whiplash by Damien Chazelle served as the opening film of the program.[3]

Title Director Year First showing
Camp X-Ray Peter Sattler 2014 January 17
Cold in July Jim Mickle 2014 January 18
Dear White People Justin Simien 2013 January 18
Fishing Without Nets Cutter Hodierne 2013 January 17
God's Pocket John Slattery 2013 January 17
Happy Christmas Joe Swanberg 2013 January 19
Hellion Kat Candler 2014 January 17
Infinitely Polar Bear Maya Forbes 2013 January 18
Jamie Marks Is Dead Carter Smith 2014 January 19
Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter David Zellner 2014 January 20
Life After Beth Jeff Baena 2014 January 19
Low Down Jeff Preiss 2013 January 19
The Skeleton Twins Craig Johnson 2013 January 18
The Sleepwalker Mona Fastvold 2013 January 20
Song One Kate Barker-Froyland 2014 January 20
Whiplash Damien Chazelle 2014 January 16

World Cinema Documentary[edit]

The following 12 films were selected for a world premiere in World Cinema Documentary Competition program.[6][7] The Green Prince by Nadav Schirman served as the opening film of the program.[3]

Title Director Year First showing
20,000 Days on Earth Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard 2014 January 20
Concerning Violence Göran Hugo Olsson 2014 January 17
The Green Prince Nadav Schirman 2014 January 16
Happiness Thomas Balmès 2014 January 17
Love Child Valerie Veatch 2014 January 17
Mr. Leos caraX Tessa Louise-Salomé 2014 January 20
My Prairie Home Chelsea McMullan 2014 January 17
The Notorious Mr. Bout Tony Gerber and Maxim Pozdorovkin 2014 January 17
The Return to Homs Talal Derki 2014 January 17
Sepideh – Reaching for the Stars Berit Madsen 2014 January 17
We Come as Friends Hubert Sauper 2014 January 18
Web Junkie Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia 2014 January 19

World Cinema Dramatic[edit]

The following 12 films were selected for a world premiere in World Cinema Dramatic Competition program.[8][9] Lilting by Hong Khaou served as the opening film of the program.[3]

Title Director Year First showing
52 Tuesdays Sophie Hyde 2013 January 18
Blind Eskil Vogt 2013 January 17
Difret Zeresenay Berhane Mehari 2014 January 18
The Disobedient Mina Djukic 2014 January 20
God Help the Girl Stuart Murdoch 2013 January 18
Liar's Dice Geetu Mohandas 2013 January 18
Lilting Hong Khaou 2013 January 16
Lock Charmer (Spanish: El cerrajero) Natalia Smirnoff 2013 January 21
To Kill a Man Alejandro Fernández Almendras 2013 January 17
Viktoria Maya Vitkova 2013 January 19
Wetlands David Wnendt 2013 January 18
White Shadow Noaz Deshe 2013 January 17

Short Programs[edit]

The following 66 short films were selected from a record 8,161 submissions.[10][11]

USA Narrative Short Films[edit]

Title Country Director Year Minutes First showing
130919 • A Portrait of Marina Abramović USA Matthu Placek 2013 7 January 21
Afronauts USA Frances Bodomo 2014 13 January 18
The Big House (Al Bayt Al Kabeer) USA, Yemen Musa Syeed 2013 5 January 17
The Bravest, the Boldest USA Moon Molson 2014 17 January 17
Catherine USA Dean Fleischer-Camp 2013 13 January 17
Chapel Perilous USA Matthew Lessner 2013 14 January 17
Cruising Electric (1980) USA Brumby Boylston 2013 2 January 18
Dawn USA Rose McGowan 2013 17 January 16
Dig USA Toby Halbrooks 2013 10 January 18
The End of Eating Everything USA Wangechi Mutu 2013 8 January 17
Funnel USA Andre Hyland 2013 8 January 19
Gregory Go Boom USA Janicza Bravo 2013 17 January 16
Here Come the Girls USA, Norway Young Jean Lee 2013 20 January 17
I'm a Mitzvah USA Ben Berman and Josh Cohen 2014 19 January 17
The Immaculate Reception USA Charlotte Glynn 2013 16 January 17
Jonathan's Chest USA Christopher Radcliff 2014 14 January 17
Kekasih USA, Malaysia Diffan Sina Norman 2013 9 January 18
Master Muscles USA Efrén Hernández 2013 14 January 17
Me + Her USA Joseph Oxford 2014 13 January 18
Person to Person USA Dustin Guy Defa 2014 18 January 18
Rat Pack Rat USA Todd Rohal 2014 19 January 17
Verbatim USA Brett Weiner 2013 7 January 17

International Narrative Short Films[edit]

Title Country Director Year Minutes First showing
2 Girls 1 Cake Denmark Jens Dahl 2013 13 January 17
Best United Kingdom William Oldroyd 2012 3 January 17
Black Mulberry Georgia, France Gabriel Razmadze 2012 22 January 17
Burger United Kingdom, Norway Magnus Mork 2013 11 January 17
Butter Lamp France, China Hu Wei 2013 16 January 16
The Cut Canada Geneviève Dulude-Decelles 2013 15 January 17
Exchange & Mart United Kingdom Cara Connolly and Martin Clark 2013 15 January 18
Here I Am...There You Are... Israel Dikla Jika Elkaslassy 2013 12 January 18
Life's a Bitch Canada François Jaros 2013 5 January 17
Metube: August Sings Carmen (Habanera) Austria Daniel Moshel 2013 4 January 17
Mi nina mi vida Canada Yan Giroux 2013 19 January 17
More Than Two Hours Iran Ali Asgari 2013 15 January 17
My Sense of Modesty France Sébastien Bailly 2013 21 January 16
Mystery Spain Chema García Ibarra 2013 11 January 19
Pleasure Sweden Ninja Thyberg 2013 15 January 17
Syndromeda Sweden Patrik Eklund 2013 22 January 17
Wakening Canada Danis Goulet 2013 9 January 19

Documentary Short Films[edit]

Title Country Director Year Minutes First showing
Choreography USA David Redmon and Ashley Sabin 2013 9 January 17
Fe26 USA Kevin Jerome Everson 2014 7 January 18
Godka Cirka (A Hole in the Sky) Spain, France, USA Alex Lora and Antonio Tibaldi 2013 10 January 18
Hacked Circuit USA Deborah Stratman 2014 15 January 18
I Think This Is the Closest to How the Footage Looked Israel Yuval Hameiri and Michal Vaknin 2012 9 January 17
The Last Days of Peter Bergmann Ireland Ciaran Cassidy 2013 20 January 18
The Lion's Mouth Opens USA Lucy Walker 2013 14 January 18
Love. Love. Love. Russia Sandhya Daisy Sundaram 2013 12 January 18
Notes on Blindness United Kingdom, USA, Australia Peter Middleton and James Spinney 2014 13 January 17
Of God and Dogs Syrian Arab Republic Abounaddara Collective 2013 12 January 18
One Billion Rising USA Eve Ensler and Tony Stroebel 2013 9 January 19
Remembering the Artist, Robert De Niro, Sr. USA Perri Peltz and Geeta Gandbhir 2013 40 January 17
Tim and Susan Have Matching Handguns USA Joe Callander 2013 2 January 17
Untucked USA Danny Pudi 2013 15 January 16

Animated Short Films[edit]

Title Country Director Year Minutes First showing
Allergy to Originality USA Drew Christie 2012 4 January 16
Astigmatismo Spain Nicolai Troshinsky 2013 4 January 17
Blame It on the Seagull Norway Julie Engaas 2013 13 January 17
Crime: The Animated Series (Marcus McGhee) USA, Canada Alix Lambert and Sam Chou 2013 5 January 18
Marilyn Myller USA, United Kingdom Mikey Please 2013 6 January 17
The Obvious Child United Kingdom Stephen Irwin 2013 12 January 17
Passer Passer USA Louis Morton 2013 4 January 17
Phantom Limb United Kingdom, Australia Alex Grigg 2013 5 January 17
Piece, Peace South Korea Jae-in Park 2013 7 January 17
The Present Taiwan Joe Hsieh 2013 15 January 17
Subconscious Password Canada Chris Landreth 2013 11 January 16
White Morning United Kingdom Paul Barritt 2013 12 January 17
Yearbook USA Bernardo Britto 2013 6 January 17

Non-competition features[edit]

The following films were shown out of competition at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

Premieres[edit]

The following 19 feature films were selected for a world premiere in non-Competition program.[12][13]

Title Director Year First showing
Boyhood Richard Linklater 2013 January 19
Calvary John Michael McDonagh 2013 January 19
Frank Lenny Abrahamson 2013 January 17
Hits David Cross 2014 January 21
I Origins Mike Cahill 2014 January 18
Laggies Lynn Shelton 2013 January 17
Little Accidents Sara Colangelo 2014 January 22
Love Is Strange Ira Sachs 2014 January 18
A Most Wanted Man Anton Corbijn 2013 January 19
Nick Offerman: American Ham Jordan Vogt-Roberts 2013 January 23
The One I Love Charlie McDowell 2014 January 21
The Raid 2: Berandal Gareth Evans 2013 January 21
Rudderless William H. Macy 2013 January 24
They Came Together David Wain 2014 January 24
The Trip to Italy Michael Winterbottom 2014 January 20
The Voices Marjane Satrapi 2013 January 19
White Bird in a Blizzard Gregg Araki 2014 January 20
Wish I Was Here Zach Braff 2013 January 18
Young Ones Jake Paltrow 2013 January 18

Documentary premieres[edit]

The following 12 films were selected for Documentary Premieres program.[14][15]

Title Director Year First showing
The Battered Bastards of Baseball Chapman Way and Maclain Way 2014 January 20
Finding Fela Alex Gibney 2014 January 17
Freedom Summer Stanley Nelson Jr. 2013 January 17
Happy Valley Amir Bar-Lev 2013 January 19
Lambert & Stamp James D. Cooper 2014 January 20
Last Days in Vietnam Rory Kennedy 2013 January 17
Life Itself Steve James 2014 January 19
Mitt Greg Whiteley 2013 January 17
This May Be the Last Time Sterlin Harjo 2013 January 19
To Be Takei Jennifer M. Kroot 2014 January 18
We Are the Giant Greg Barker 2014 January 18
Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger Joe Berlinger 2014 January 18

Spotlight[edit]

The following 8 films were selected for Spotlight program.[16][17]

Title Director Year First showing
Blue Ruin Jeremy Saulnier 2013 January 17
The Double Richard Ayoade 2013 January 17
Ida Pawel Pawlikowski 2013 January 21
Locke Steven Knight 2013 January 17
The Lunchbox Ritesh Batra 2013 January 19
Only Lovers Left Alive Jim Jarmusch 2013 January 20
R100 Hitoshi Matsumoto 2013 January 18
Stranger by the Lake Alain Guiraudie 2013 January 17

Next[edit]

The following 11 films were selected for a world premiere in Next program to highlight the American cinema.[18][19]

Title Director Year First showing
Appropriate Behavior Desiree Akhavan 2014 January 18
Drunktown's Finest Sydney Freeland 2013 January 18
The Foxy Merkins Madeleine Olnek 2013 January 20
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Ana Lily Amirpour 2014 January 19
Imperial Dreams Malik Vitthal 2014 January 20
Land Ho! Martha Stephens and Aaron Katz 2014 January 19
Listen Up Philip Alex Ross Perry 2014 January 20
Memphis Tim Sutton 2014 January 17
Obvious Child Gillian Robespierre 2013 January 17
Ping Pong Summer Michael Tully 2014 January 18
War Story Mark Jackson 2014 January 19

Park City at Midnight[edit]

The following 8 films were selected for Park City at Midnight program.[20][21]

Title Director Year First showing
The Babadook Jennifer Kent 2014 January 17
Cooties Jonathan Millott and Cary Murnion 2014 January 18
Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead Tommy Wirkola 2014 January 19
The Guest Adam Wingard 2014 January 17
Killers The Mo Brothers 2014 January 20
The Signal William Eubank 2014 January 20
EDC 2013: Under the Electric Sky Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz 2013 January 18
What We Do in the Shadows Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement 2014 January 19

From the Collection[edit]

The following 2 films were selected for From the Collection program.[22]

Title Director Year First showing
Clerks Kevin Smith 1994 January 24
Hoop Dreams Steve James 1994 January 20

New Frontier Films[edit]

The following 7 films were selected for New Frontier Films program.[23][24]

Title Director Year First showing
The Better Angels A.J. Edwards 2013 January 18
The Girl from Nagasaki Michel Comte 2013 January 21
HitRecord on TV Joseph Gordon-Levitt 2014 January 17
Living stars Gastón Duprat & Mariano Cohn 2013 January 17
The Measure of All Things Sam Green 2014 January 20
This World Made Itself; Myth and Infrastructure; Dreaming of Lucid Living Miwa Matreyek 2013 January 19
Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People Thomas Allen Harris 2013 January 17

Sundance Kids[edit]

The following 2 films were selected for Sundance Kids program.[25][26]

Title Director Year First showing
Ernest & Celestine Stéphane Aubier, Benjamin Renner and Vincent Patar 2013 January 18
Zip & Zap and the Marble Gang Óskar Santos 2013 January 18

Free Fail Film[edit]

The following film was shown at Free Fail Film program.[27][28][29]

Title Director Year First showing
Bottle Rocket Wes Anderson 1996 January 20

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "U.S. Documentary Competition". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d "2014 Sundance Film Festival Announces In-Competition Films (The Full List)". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  4. ^ "Sundance 2014: U.S. Dramatic Competition". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  5. ^ "U.S. Dramatic Competition". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  6. ^ "Sundance 2014: World Cinema Documentary Competition". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  7. ^ "World Cinema Documentary Competition". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  8. ^ "Sundance 2014: World Cinema Dramatic Competition". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  9. ^ "World Cinema Dramatic Competition". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  10. ^ "Sundance Film Festival Unveils 2014 Short Film Lineup". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  11. ^ "Short Films". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  12. ^ "Sundance 2014: Premieres". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  13. ^ "Premieres". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  14. ^ "Sundance 2014: Documentary Premieres". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  15. ^ "Documentary Premieres". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  16. ^ "Sundance 2014: Spotlight Section". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  17. ^ "Spotlight". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  18. ^ "Sundance 2014: The Next <=> Lineup". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  19. ^ "NEXT". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  20. ^ "Sundance 2014: Park City at Midnight". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  21. ^ "Park City at Midnight". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  22. ^ "From the Collection". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  23. ^ "Sundance 2014: New Frontier Films". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  24. ^ "New Frontier". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  25. ^ "Sundance 2014: Sundance Kids Section". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  26. ^ "Sundance Kids". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  27. ^ "Free Fail Film". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  28. ^ "Sundance Film Festival celebrates 30th anniversary". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  29. ^ "Sundance: Giving artists freedom to fail". Retrieved January 18, 2014.

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