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Sundance Institute Announces 2015 Documentary Film Program Selections

Sundance Institute Announces 2015 Documentary Film Program Selections

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The Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program has just announced 33 projects chosen for support in 2015. The films were awarded grant support from the Sundance Institute for experimenting with or expanding the nonfiction form and for taking on relevant national topics like gun violence and “Black Lives Matter” as subjects. This year’s projects come from a wide range of countries and tackle diverse subjects from sexual violence in the Congo to the aftermath of the Newtown school shooting.

Below are the complete list of projects selected in the Development program. For a complete list of projects, visit the Sundance website here.

“The Acali Experiment” (Sweden)
Director: Marcus Lindeen
Producer: Erik Gandini

“Afterglow” (Hungary)
Director: Noémi Veronika Szakonyi
Producer: Julianna Ugrin

“Casting JonBenet” (Australia/U.S.)
Director: Kitty Green
Producer: Scott Macaulay and Kitty Green

“Shirkers” (U.S.-Singapore)
Writer-Director-Producer: Sandi Tan

“Three Identical Strangers” (U.K.)
Director: Tim Wardle
Producer: Grace Hughes-Hallett

“Untitled Kronos Project” (U.S.) 
Director: Sam Green

“Untitled Prison Project” (U.S.)
Director: Roger Ross Williams
Producer: Femke Wolting, Bruno Felix, Roger Ross Williams

“Yoghurt Utopia” (U.K./Spain)
Directors: Anna Thomson, David Baksh
Producer: Adrian Pennink

“Young Men and Fire” (US)
Director: Kahlil Hudson and Alex Jablonski
Producer: Kyle Dickman

“When God Sleeps”
Director: Till Schauder (U.S/ Germany)
Producer: Sara Nodjoumi & Till Schauder (U.S./Germany)

“Whose Streets?” (U.S.) 
Director: Sabaah Jordan and Damon Davis
Producer: Flannery Miller

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