American indie film festival ‘Sundance’ returns to London for 4 days this week (2-5 June), showing the most talked about films and documentaries this year, at the Picturehouse Central cinema on Shaftesbury Avenue.
The festival is on until Sunday, so check out one of the 11 new films being shown, or why not attend a short film masterclass? With plenty of talks and workshops taking place, Sundance brings the best of American independent film to London’s famous West End.
The original Sundance film festival happens in Utah (US) in January, so Sundance London are showing 11 American indie films as UK premiers. Films include US teen comedy, coming of age dramas and political documentaries - full line up can be found here.
The Usual Suspects (Classic film)
Saturday 4th June
It’s not just new independent movies showing at Sundance. See this classic crime thriller, loved for its sharp and witty script, and known for earning Kevin Spacey an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Sundance Film Festival UK Shorts (Short film)
Friday 3rd June
Your chance to see 7 of the best UK shorts shown at this year’s Sundance. Expect hard-hitting drama, crime thrillers, comedy and films reflecting on recent British history. The full line up of Best-of British shorts can be found here.
Short Film Master Class (Special event)
Saturday 4th June
Filmmakers and fans alike are welcome at this seminar of panel discussions, which offers insight and industry knowledge on short film. With advice on everything from production to storytelling, this masterclass is sure to be both an educational and entertaining experience.
How do I get a ticket?
All main features cost £15, however the Short Film Master Class is £45 per person. Tickets for individual films can be purchased at www.picturehouses.com/sundance, or by calling 0871 902 5775.