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Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #38: Gillian Robespierre Delivers Raw Honesty and Humor in 'Obvious Child'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #38: Gillian Robespierre Delivers Raw Honesty and Humor in 'Obvious Child'

Gillian Robespierre is a Brooklyn-based, born and raised New Yorker. After…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #37: A.J. Edwards Retells the Story of Lincoln's Childhood in 'The Better Angels'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #37: A.J. Edwards Retells the Story of Lincoln's Childhood in 'The Better Angels'

Born in California and raised in Texas, A.J. Edwards comes from a background…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #36: Justin Simien Reflects Deeply on Interracial Conflict in 'Dear White People'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #36: Justin Simien Reflects Deeply on Interracial Conflict in 'Dear White People'

Even in modern times the issue of race nevertheless remains a volatile one,…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #35: Jennifer Kent Drags You to the Dark Side in 'The Babadook'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #35: Jennifer Kent Drags You to the Dark Side in 'The Babadook'

Scary movies often vary on their level of quality, but Jennifer Kent's lates…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #34: Small Town Carries Big Hopes in Tracy Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo's 'Rich Hill'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #34: Small Town Carries Big Hopes in Tracy Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo's 'Rich Hill'

Directors Tracy Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo guarantee you'll think twice…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #33: Domestic Abuse Will Never Look the Same After Cynthia Hill's 'Private Violence'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #33: Domestic Abuse Will Never Look the Same After Cynthia Hill's 'Private Violence'

Audiences will no longer be so quick to judge victims of domestic abuse…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #32: Hope and Desperation Abound in Jesse Moss' 'The Overnighters'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #32: Hope and Desperation Abound in Jesse Moss' 'The Overnighters'

With an oil boom occurring in a small North Dakota town, the possibilities…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #31: Madeleine Olnek Introduces Hilarious Take on Prostitution and Sexuality in 'The Foxy Merkins'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #31: Madeleine Olnek Introduces Hilarious Take on Prostitution and Sexuality in 'The Foxy Merkins'

The world of prostitution now has two new --and very distinct-- faces in…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #30: Sydney Freeland Depicts a More Meaningful Side to Her Hometown in 'Drunktown's Finest'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #30: Sydney Freeland Depicts a More Meaningful Side to Her Hometown in 'Drunktown's Finest'

The lives of three youths on an Indian reservation are brought to light and…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #29: Kate Barker-Froyland Shows Us the Power of Music with 'Song One'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #29: Kate Barker-Froyland Shows Us the Power of Music with 'Song One'

With her first feature film, writer/director Kate Barker-Froyland introduces…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #27: Mark Grieco Tells the Stories of Colombian Men in the Mines of 'Marmato'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #27: Mark Grieco Tells the Stories of Colombian Men in the Mines of 'Marmato'

Debuting his first feature-length film, Mark Grieco is an independent…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #26: Stephanie Soechtig is Sick of the System and Serves Up 'Fed Up'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #26: Stephanie Soechtig is Sick of the System and Serves Up 'Fed Up'

Stephanie Soechtig directed and produced the documentary "Tapped" (2009) as…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #25: Ryan White & Ben Cotner Go Behind-the-Scenes of a Five Year Struggle in 'The Case Against 8'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #25: Ryan White & Ben Cotner Go Behind-the-Scenes of a Five Year Struggle in 'The Case Against 8'

Ben Cotner and Ryan White both hail from the film industry with different…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #24: Malik Vitthal Tells a Gangster's Story of Redemption in 'Imperial Dreams'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #24: Malik Vitthal Tells a Gangster's Story of Redemption in 'Imperial Dreams'

"My mother raised me on ashrams, so as a boy I traveled the world exploring…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #23: Jeffrey Radice Makes an Elegy to Dock Ellis with 'No No: A Dockumentary'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #23: Jeffrey Radice Makes an Elegy to Dock Ellis with 'No No: A Dockumentary'

Jeffrey Radice graduated from Duke University with a degree in cultural…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #22: Adam Wingard Introduces a Sinister Stranger in 'The Guest'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #22: Adam Wingard Introduces a Sinister Stranger in 'The Guest'

Most recently known for "You're Next," a home-invasion thriller widely…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #21: Katy Chevigny and Ross Kauffman Take Us to the Frontline in U.S. Documentary 'E-TEAM'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #21: Katy Chevigny and Ross Kauffman Take Us to the Frontline in U.S. Documentary 'E-TEAM'

Ross and Katy are both documentary film directors with over 15 years…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #20: Aaron Katz and Martha Stephens Team Up for Iceland-Based Comedy 'Land Ho!'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #20: Aaron Katz and Martha Stephens Team Up for Iceland-Based Comedy 'Land Ho!'

The heart of Iceland is the unusual setting of this road trip comedy in…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #19: Andrew Rossi's 'Ivory Tower' Explores the Perils of the American Educational System

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #19: Andrew Rossi's 'Ivory Tower' Explores the Perils of the American Educational System

Taking full note of the shockingly increasing cost of higher learning in…

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #18: Family Craziness Holds New Meaning in Maya Forbes' 'Infinitely Polar Bear'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #18: Family Craziness Holds New Meaning in Maya Forbes' 'Infinitely Polar Bear'

After a lengthy and successful career as a screenwriter, Maya Forbes goes…