Who Gets To Be At The Center Of #MeToo Stories?
Jennifer Fox’s powerful new film The Tale is a reminder of how many #MeToo narratives have been centered on the men accused, rather than the people who have spoken up against them. (Warning: This essay contains descriptions of child sexual assault, and spoilers.)
The Most Intense Movie Of The Year Is About Child Sexual Abuse — And It’s Nothing Like You’d Expect
"It was really important that we don't shy away from the truth in all its discomfort," said writer-director Jennifer Fox of her autobiographical film The Tale. (Warning: This story contains descriptions of child sexual assault. It also contains spoilers.)
Al Gore Addressed His Visit To Trump Tower At The Sundance Film Festival
"Two days after that meeting, he appointed someone to head the [Environmental Protection Agency] that I don't think should be heading the EPA," Gore told the audience after the premiere of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. "But this story has many chapters yet to unfold here."
How Hollywood Turned Its Back On One Of The Most Exciting Filmmakers
Director Karyn Kusama’s debut movie, Girlfight, was a critical knockout in 2000; her latest film, The Invitation, is opening to raves. To get from that point to this one, however, has been "like open-heart surgery without the painkillers."
How A Movie Filled With Coke And Dicks Explodes White Privilege
White Girl is ostensibly the story of a college girl who moves to Queens for the cheap rent, hooks up with a Puerto Rican drug dealer, and ruins his life, interspersed with graphic sex and indiscriminate drug use. But it’s actually a trenchant critique of the privilege afforded young, beautiful, white women, and the wreckage they can leave behind.
Este director pretende revolucionar la narrativa trans en el cine
Brit Fryer, cuyo corto Trans-ience le hizo ganar una beca Ignite de Sundance para asistir al festival y adentrarse en la industria cinematográfica, quiere explorar la masculinidad transexual de raza negra con un enfoque nuevo y emocionante.
What It's Like To Re-Create Barack And Michelle Obama Falling In Love
The stars and director of Southside With You, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, talk with BuzzFeed News about the challenges of playing the president and first lady before they became the most famous couple in the world.
The Year Sex Took Over Sundance
From a teenage girl's sexual awakening to gay men in a three-way, from incredibly flexible gymnastic sex to a mother having her way with a teddy bear, the 2015 Sundance Film Festival unabashedly explored areas of human sexuality rarely seen in feature films. Warning: MAJOR SPOILERS!
The New Documentary That Shows How Our Obsession With Masculinity Is Destroying Young Men
“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 Sundance Film That Explores The Tragic Killing Of A Black Florida Teenager
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. UPDATE: On Jan. 31, HBO announced that it had purchased the documentary. On Oct. 5, HBO announced it will debut Monday, Nov. 23 at 9 p.m. ET — the three-year anniversary of Jordan Davis' murder.