Sundance Film Festival: London 2017: Features Lineup

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The festival, which runs June 1-4, will present feature films direct from this year's Sundance Film Festival in Park City, selected for London by the Sundance Institute programming team in collaboration with Picturehouse.

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Salma Hayek in Beatriz at Dinner (2017)

Beatriz at Dinner (OPENING FILM)

Salma Hayek stars as Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, who has built a career as a health practitioner. John Lithgow plays Doug Strutt, a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide.

International premiere

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Zoe Kazan and Kumail Nanjiani in The Big Sick (2017)

The Big Sick

A couple, played by comedian Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan, deals with their cultural differences as their relationship grows. The title generated strong buzz at Sundance in January and Amazon acquired the rights for $12 million.

International premiere

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Marianna Palka in Bitch (2017)

Bitch

A woman snaps under crushing life pressures and assumes the psyche of a vicious dog. Her philandering, absentee husband is forced to become reacquainted with his four children and sister-in-law as they attempt to keep the family together during this bizarre crisis.

International premiere

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Brittany Snow and Dave Bautista in Bushwick (2017)

Bushwick

Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista plays an ex-Marine who helps a young woman survive when her Brooklyn neighborhood comes under attack by military soldiers.

UK premiere

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Chasing Coral (2017)

Chasing Coral

The winner of this year's U.S. Documentary Audience Award at Sundance follows a team of divers, photographers, and scientists who set out on an ocean adventure to discover why coral reefs are vanishing.

Special preview screening

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Lakeith Stanfield in Crown Heights (2017)

Crown Heights

The winner of this year's U.S. Dramatic Audience Award at Sundance tells the true story of Colin Warner, who was wrongfully convicted of murder, and his best friend, Carl King, who devoted his life to proving Colin’s innocence.

International premiere

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Scott Levin and Dina Buno in Dina (2017)

Dina

The winner of this year's U.S. Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at Sundance centers on an eccentric suburban woman and a Walmart door greeter, who navigate their evolving relationship in this unconventional love story.

Special preview screening

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Casey Affleck in A Ghost Story (2017)

A Ghost Story (CLOSING FILM)

A white-sheeted ghost, played by Oscar-winner Casey Affleck, returns to his suburban home to try and reconnect with his bereft wife, played by Rooney Mara.

UK premiere

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Bryan Fogel in Icarus (2017)

Icarus

The winner of the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award at this year's Sundance follows filmmaker Bryan Fogel, who sets out to uncover the truth about doping in sports. When a chance meeting with a Russian scientist transforms his story from a personal experiment into a geopolitical thriller involving dirty urine, unexplained death, and Olympic Gold, Fogel exposes one of the biggest scandals in sports history.

UK premiere

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Jessica Williams in The Incredible Jessica James (2017)

The Incredible Jessica James

Jessica James, an aspiring NYC playwright, is struggling to get over a recent breakup. She sees a light at the end of the tunnel when she meets the recently divorced Boone. Together, they discover how to make it through the tough times while realizing they like each other — a lot.

European premiere

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Jon Hamm in Marjorie Prime (2017)

Marjorie Prime

Jon Hamm, Geena Davis, and Tim Robbins star in this film set in the near future in which holographic recreations of deceased loved ones allows a man to come face-to-face with the younger version of his late father-in-law. The movie won the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize at this year's Sundance.

UK premiere

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Matt Bomer and Josh Wiggins in Walking Out (2017)

Walking Out

A teenager journeys to Montana to hunt big game with his estranged father. The two struggle to connect, until a brutal encounter in the heart of the wilderness changes everything.

European premiere

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Woody Harrelson in Wilson (2017)

Wilson

Woody Harrelson stars as a lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged man, who reunites with his estranged wife and meets his teenage daughter for the first time.

UK premiere

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