National Geographic Documentary Films Acquires ‘Saudi Runaway’

National Geographic Documentary Films Acquires ‘Saudi Runaway’ National Geographic Documentary Films has acquired the worldwide rights to “Saudi Runaway” following its debut at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. “Saudi Runaway,” which will premiere on Tuesday at ...

Kino Lorber Nabs U.S., Canadian Rights for Hubert Sauper Cuba Doc ‘Epicentro’

Kino Lorber Nabs U.S., Canadian Rights for Hubert Sauper Cuba Doc ‘Epicentro’ Kino Lorber has picked up U.S. and English-speaking Canadian distribution rights for Hubert Sauper’s award-winning documentary “Epicentro.” Described as an “immersive and metaphorical portrait of ...

Kino Lorber Acquires Cuban Documentary and Sundance Winner ‘Epicentro’

Kino Lorber Acquires Cuban Documentary and Sundance Winner ‘Epicentro’ Kino Lorber acquired the U.S. and anglophone Canadian distribution rights to “Epicentro,” Hubert Sauper’s documentary about post-colonial Cuba that won the World Documentary Grand Jury Prize, the ...

Kino Lorber picks up Us rights to Sundance winner ‘Epicentro’ (exclusive)

Kino Lorber picks up Us rights to Sundance winner ‘Epicentro’ (exclusive) Hubert Sauper’s latest film won the 2020 World Cinema grand jury prize in Park City last month. Kino Lorber, a prolific distributor of Berlinale Golden Bear winners, has acquired Us rights at the Efm ...

Cph:dox unveils 2020 competition line-up with 50/50 gender split (exclusive)

Cph:dox unveils 2020 competition line-up with 50/50 gender split (exclusive) Competition line-up includes new films by Jerzy Sladkowski, Bryan Fogel, Moara Passoni and Hubert Sauper. Copenhagen-based documentary festival Cph:dox (March 18-29) has revealed its 2020 competition ...

‘Epicentro’: Film Review

‘Epicentro’: Film Review A leisurely, somewhat hazy travelogue compared to the piercing political indictments of his acclaimed prior “We Come as Friends” and Oscar-nominated “Darwin’s Nightmare,” Austrian documentarian Hubert ...

Critics Survey: Sundance 2020’s Best Movies According to 187 Film Journalists

Critics Survey: Sundance 2020’s Best Movies According to 187 Film Journalists This year’s Sundance buzz was difficult to parse, with a range of movies pleasing various contingencies at the festival, but one breakout pleased critics and jurors alike. Director Lee Isaac Chung’s ...

European co-productions win big at Sundance - Sundance 2020 – Awards

On a night when 28 feature-film awards were handed out, the gathering also announced the appointment of British-born Tabitha Jackson to the role of festival director. The four Grand Jury Prizes are ...

Mexican drama ‘Identifying Features’ double winner at Sundance 2020

World Cinema Dramatic entries Surge, Cuties among winners. Mexican missing persons drama Identifying Features has won the World Cinema Dramatic audience award and the section’s juried screenplay ...

Sundance 2020 Award Winners: ‘Minari’ and ‘Boys State’ Take Grand Jury Prizes

Sundance 2020 Award Winners: ‘Minari’ and ‘Boys State’ Take Grand Jury Prizes The 2020 Sundance Film Festival is coming to a close in Park City, and that means that this year’s award winners have been announced. The awards spotlight standout films across the festival’s various ...