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2017 Sundance Film Festival

2017 Sundance Film Festival
Location Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Sundance, Utah
Hosted by Sundance Institute
Festival date January 19 to January 29, 2017
Language English

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]



The following awards were presented:[4]


U.S. Dramatic CompetitionEdit

U.S. Documentary CompetitionEdit


World Cinema Dramatic CompetitionEdit

World Cinema Documentary CompetitionEdit

  • The Good Postman by Tonislav Hristov
  • In Loco Parentis by Neasa Ní Chianáin & David Rane
  • It’s Not Yet Dark by Frankie Fenton
  • Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower by Joe Piscatella
  • Last Men in Aleppo by Feras Fayyad
  • Machines by Rahul Jain
  • Motherland by Ramona Diaz
  • Plastic China by Jiu-liang Wang
  • RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked The World by Catherine Bainbridge
  • Tokyo Idols by Kyoko Miyake
  • WINNIE by Pascale Lamche
  • The Workers Cup by Adam Sobel

New FrontierEdit

  • 18 Black Girls / Boys Ages 1-18 Who Have Arrived at the Singularity and Are Thus Spiritual Machines: $X in an Edition of $97 Quadrillion by Terence Nance
  • Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? by Travis Wilkerson
  • World Without End (No Reported Incidents) by Jem Cohen


Jury members, for each program of the festival, including the Alfred P. Sloan Jury were announced on January 11, 2017.[5]


  1. ^ "Sundance Film Festival". Retrieved December 1, 2016. 
  2. ^ Debruge, Peter (December 5, 2016). "Sundance Film Festival Unveils 2017 Premieres, Midnight, Spotlight Sections". Variety. 
  3. ^ "Sundance 2017 Announces Competition and NEXT Lineups, Including Returning Favorites and Major Contenders". Indiewire. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  4. ^ Debruge, Peter. "Sundance: Winners Announced (Awards Ceremony in Progress)". Variety. Retrieved January 28, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Announcing the Jury Members of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival". Sundance Institute. 11 January 2017. Retrieved 12 January 2017.