“We’ve put young boys and men in a straightjacket, forcing them to conform to a construct and disconnect from who they really are,” The Mask You Live In writer-director Jennifer Siebel Newsom told BuzzFeed News.
The annual event, held in Park City, Utah, is basically a cineaste’s dream come true.
In The D Train and The Overnight, male sexual fluidity is just a fact of life. Warning: SPOILERS for two upcoming films ahead.
“I loved that this wasn’t the stereotypical basketball, drug dealing, shoot ‘em up, something that you would expect a basketball player to come up with,” Chris Webber told BuzzFeed News.
“I think women are gonna love it,” the Knock Knock writer-director told BuzzFeed News at the Sundance Film Festival.
3 1/2 Minutes is the story of 17-year-old Jordan Davis, who was killed at a Florida gas station for not turning his music down. There wasn’t a dry eye in the house during this screening.
In True Story and I Am Michael, which are both premiering at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, the 36-year-old actor struggles to perform within his own enigmatic persona.
“I feel bad for anyone that paid for the movie hoping for boobs,” The Overnight’s writer-director Patrick Brice told BuzzFeed News at the Sundance Film Festival.
This is what it feels like to be one of the only black people in the audience while watching gripping black stories at the film festival. “Power to the people!”
With humor and humanity, Tangerine vividly captures a world unknown to most audiences.
At a Sundance Film Festival panel, the creators of Girls and The Mindy Project discussed how male creators don’t face the same confusion between creator and creation. And yes, Woody Allen came up.
“My parents raised me with the entitlement of a tall, blond, white man.”
At the Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier Exhibitions, I flew like a bird, watched giant monsters fight, and met Reese Witherspoon in the woods.
A new virtual reality project allows participants to witness an encounter at a party that leads to a sexual assault, from both a man’s and a woman’s perspectives.
Do Park City like a local.
There are all kinds of movies for all kinds of people at this year’s premier Park City-set independent film fest. Here they are, grouped by recurring themes.
The searing and heartbreaking SundanceTV drama, which was one of the best new shows of 2013, returns for a second season on June 19. Here are the opening minutes, exclusively on BuzzFeed.
For the 10th anniversary of Napoleon Dynamite, director Jared Hess and star Jon Heder talk to BuzzFeed about their favorite memories from the film that jump-started their careers.
The star of romantic comedy Obvious Child, the Sundance darling about to hit theaters, opens up about her anxieties and what really went wrong on Saturday Night Live.
The Australian film and Sundance favorite is about a relationship between a daughter and her father who is transitioning from female to male.
How the underdog cast and crew — led by a hard-partying septuagenarian eye surgeon — of a low-budget, offbeat buddy comedy became the surprise toasts of the festival.
Charlie McDowell’s feature film debut, The One I Love, manages to tell a familiar story in a new (and very complicated) way. The filmmaker, screenwriter, and stars Elisabeth Moss and Mark Duplass explain how it all came together.
“I don’t give a fuck, it’s a waste of my time, and I guess I’ll keep writing movies about how lame you are.” The alt-comedy icon made his directorial debut with the Sundance film Hits, which delivers a few brutal shots at fame and Facebook in the 21st century.
I was at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, for the past week. I heard a lot of weird stuff.
There are cat cocktails. A cat-tail, if I may.
The Sundance documentary Ivory Tower investigates the college industrial complex — and comes to some sobering conclusions.
Director Craig Johnson and co-writer Mark Heyman felt their film The Skeleton Twins, starring Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig, was good — but they were still overwhelmed by its reception at the Sundance Film Festival.
Desiree Akhavan’s Appropriate Behavior is one of the most unique films at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. BuzzFeed talks with her entire family about the love and occasional awkwardness that marked the journey to Park City.
BuzzFeed shadowed the Star Trek star, the subject of the new feature documentary To Be Takei, as he and husband Brad Takei braved the wilds of the Sundance Film Festival.