20 buzzy films premiering at Sundance 2022


Rebecca Hall appears in “Resurrection” by Andrew Semans.

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Updated 2:10 PM ET, Thu January 20, 2022

Rebecca Hall appears in “Resurrection” by Andrew Semans.

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The Sundance Film Festival has kicked off in an online-only format due to Covid-19 concerns after initially being scheduled as a hybrid of both virtual and in-person screening events in Park City, Utah. Here are some of the feature films and documentaries premiering at Sundance this year.

Elizabeth Banks and Wunmi Mosaku appear in “Call Jane” by Phyllis Nagy.

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A still from “Downfall: The Case Against Boeing” by Rory Kennedy.

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Kanye West appears in “jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy” by Coodie & Chike.

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Nina Menkes appears in “Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power” by Nina Menkes.

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Alexandra Rojas appears in “To the End” by Rachel Lears.

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Emma Thompson and Daryl McCormack appear in “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande” by Sophie Hyde.

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Bill Nighy appears in “Living” by Oliver Hermanus.

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Kristine Froseth and Jon Bernthal appear in “Sharp Stick” by Lena Dunham.

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A still from “2nd Chance” by Ramin Bahrani.

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Finn Wolfhard and Julianne Moore appear in “When You Finish Saving the World” by Jesse Eisenberg.

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Alan Cumming appears in “My Old School” by Jono McLeod.

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Regina Hall and Sterling K. Brown appear in “Honk For Jesus, Save Your Soul” by Adamma Ebo.

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A still from “The Princess” by Ed Perkins.

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Dakota Johnson and Sonoya Mizuno appear in “Am I Ok” by Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne.

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A still from “We Need to Talk About Cosby” by W. Kamau Bell.

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A still from “Lucy and Desi” by Amy Poehler.

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Aubrey Plaza appears in “Emily the Criminal” by John Patton Ford.

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Oscar de la Hoya and Julio Cesar Chavez appear in “La Guerra Civil” by Eva Longoria Bastón.

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Thandiwe Newton appears in “God’s Country” by Julian Higgins.

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