Sundance Film Festival 2017

Sundance Film Festival 2017

January 19, 2017 - January 29, 2017
January 19, 2017 - January 29, 2017
Park City
Park City


The 2017 Sundance Film Festival took place from January 19 to January 29, 2017.[1][2] The first lineup of competition films was announced November 30, 2016.[3]

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Peter Nicks
I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore
I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore (often stylized i don't feel at home in this world anymore.) is a 2017 comedy thriller film written and directed by Macon Blair in his directorial debut.
Eliza Hittman
The Yellow Birds
The Yellow Birds is a 2017 American war film directed by Alexandre Moors and based on the novel The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers.

Photos - Awards Night Ceremony129

Grand Jury Prize

I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore (often stylized i don't feel at home in this world anymore.) is a 2017 comedy thriller film written and directed by Macon Blair in his directorial debut. It stars Melanie Lynskey, Elijah Wood, David Yow, Jane Levy and Devon Graye.

The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2017; it went on to win the Grand Jury Prize for the U.S. Dramatic competition.[2] It was released on February 24, 2017, by Netflix.

Top Directing Award

Eliza Hittman is a screenwriter, producer, and director born and based in New York City.

Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award

Ingrid Goes West is an American comedy-drama film directed by Matt Spicer and written by Spicer and David Branson Smith. The film stars Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, Billy Magnussen, Wyatt Russell, Pom Klementieff and O'Shea Jackson Jr.

The film premiered in competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival,[2] where it won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award.[3] It is scheduled to be released on August 11, 2017 by Neon.


U.S. Dramatic Competition16


World Cinema Dramatic Competition12

U.S. Documentary Jury4

U.S. Dramatic Jury4

World Documentary Jury1

World Dramatic Jury2

Alfred P. Sloan Jury4

Short Film Jury2

Notable Attendees219


News Articles7

Sundance Film Festival 2017
  –  February 2, 2017
The parka is the great equalizer at the often-snowbound Sundance Film Festival. Stick boldface in a down coat and pull on a wool toque, and it’s easy to move (mostly) unnoticed around the 10-day film fest founded by actor-director Robert Redford to ...
A look into the movies of the Sundance Film Festival
  –  January 30, 2017
The 10-day long Sundance Film Festival came to an end this weekend. Taking place in Park City, Utah, the festival is the largest independent film festival in the United States. Sundance comprises works of American and international dramatic films – both ...
2017 Sundance Film Festival Awards Winners
  –  January 29, 2017
After 10 days, 119 feature films and three feet of snow, an evening of humor and humanity marked the 2017 Sundance Film Festival Awards ceremony, with host Jessica Williams emceeing and jurors presenting 27 prizes for feature filmmaking in Park City, Utah.
15-Second Reviews of All the Movies We Saw at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival
  –  January 27, 2017
A staggering romance that proudly brings young Timothée Chalamet onto the scene in a big way, but don’t sleep on Michael Stuhlbarg‘s supporting performance either. Continue reading our 2017 Sundance Film Festival reviews by clicking the link below.
2017 Sundance Film Festival Preview: Our Most Anticipated Movies, Performances and More
  –  January 19, 2017
It’s the start of a new year, which means new resolutions and cold weather (for some of us, at least), but it also means we get to head to the mountains of Park City, Utah for the annual Sundance Film Festival. So why should you care about the Sundance ...
Black Filmmakers Take on Sundance Film Festival
  –  January 19, 2017
The black experience in all its various forms is on display at this year's Sundance Film Festival, taking place January 19-29 in Park City, Utah. From a Jay Z produced documentary, to films starring Mary J. Blige, Nia Long, Lakeith Stanfield and Mahershala ...
Sundance Film Festival: London Sets 2017 Dates
  –  November 22, 2016
The British edition of Robert Redford's Utah festival will once again take place at the Picturehouse Central movie theater in the heart of the city's West End in early June. The Sundance Institute and U.K. exhibitor Picturehouse said Tuesday that the ...

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