Andrea James

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Sundance Film Review: ‘Whirlybird’ Soars Just As High As Its Subject

BY TONI GONZALES -January 30, 2020 The history of Los Angeles isn’t in a museum that you visit. No, it sits on thousands of videotapes in a U-haul storage unit. Or, it did until director Matt Yoka and his team came along to convert…

Sundance Review: Whirlybird Explores the Adrenaline-Fueled Aerial News Game

Matt Cipolla January 28, 2020 It’s curious to see something like Whirlybird in a time when traditional television use is 1.) on the decline and 2.) retroactively looked as a precursor to today’s voyeurism. Director Matt Yoka frames the archive footage almost…

NEWS Sundance 2020 to premiere new work from Benh Zeitlin, Julie Taymor, Ai Weiwei, Liz Garbus

BY JEREMY KAY 4 DECEMBER 2019 The Fox Searchlight pair of Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts Of The Southern Wild follow-up Wendy and Force Majeure remake Downhill will join Focus Features’ Carey Mulligan drama Promising Young Woman and Ai Weiwei’s latest documentary Vivos in the 118-strong selection of features announced for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.…

Sundance unveils a diverse LGBTQ-inclusive lineup for the 2020 film festival

By Jeremy Blacklow, Director of Entertainment Media | December 4, 2019 The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced on Wednesday the showcase of new independent feature films selected across all categories for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and once again, many LGBTQ-inclusive titles were amongst…

Sundance 2020 lineup includes Taylor Swift documentary

By Nadine DeNinno December 4, 2019 | 5:29pm  Taylor Swift is coming to Sundance. The singer’s documentary “Taylor Swift: Miss Americana” is part of the 2020 lineup for the film festival, according to a Wednesday announcement, along with 118 feature films scheduled for the…

‘Influence’ Reps Canadian Documentary in Sundance 2020 Line-up

By Pat Mullen The Sundance Film Festival included a chorus of heavy-hitters in its 2020 line-up. The Park City, Utah film festival unveiled the feature line programming today.  U.S. Documentary Competition: Whirlybird / U.S.A. (Director: Matt Yoka, Producers: Diane Becker, Matt Yoka) —…

2020 Sundance Film Festival announces feature film program

By Scott Renshaw December 4, 2019, 1:59 PM Sundance alums and high-profile documentary subjects highlight the program announcement for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, opening Jan. 23, 2020 in Park City. […] Whirlybird (Director: Matt Yoka, Producers: Diane Becker, Matt Yoka) — Soaring…

Sundance 2020′s 118 movies: Taylor Swift, an alien invasion, Pepe the Frog, and more

By Sean P. Means December 4, 2019 Here are the 118 titles selected to screen at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, running Jan. 23-Feb. 2 in Park City and at venues in Salt Lake City and the Sundance resort in…

Sundance ’20: “Crip Camp”, “Miss Americana” among doc premieres

By Jillian Morgan December 4, 2019 Sundance Institute has revealed the showcase of independent feature films selected for its flagship festival, with Miss Americana, Crip Camp, Us Kids and Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren & Stimpy Story among the documentaries premiering. The U.S. Documentary Competition of…

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