Sundance Institute and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award $60,000 In Science-in-Film Prizes at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

The Stanford Prison Experiment by Kyle Patrick Alvarez wins Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize Jonathan Minard and Scott Rashap (Archive) Receive Sundance Institute / Sloan Fellowship Jon Noble (Tyfus) and Cutter Hodierne and John Hibey (Otzi) Receive Sundance Institute / Sloan Commissioning Grants Sundance Institute today announced the Science-in Film-Prizes that support the development…

The Hidden Gems of Sundance 2015

  By: Monteque Pope-Le Beau Images By: The Sundance Film Festival Here in the beauty that is Park City surrounded by tall snowcap mountains The 2015 Sundance Film Festival has returned with an outstanding selection of films, filmmakers and artist of which has made this years festival one to remember. From Robert Redford’s wonderfully fun film…

Deep in the Midst of Winter- A review of “Bob And The Trees”, a 2015 Sundance Film Festival NEXT Selection Feature Film

By: Vernon Nickerson Whether you are a snow lover or just missing the surreal peace and quiet of freshly fallen snow, you will feel right at home with Bob and his family in writer/Director Diego Ongaro’s drama, Bob and The Trees. Bob is a sustainable-forester/logger/farmer/husband/father at odds with his inevitable transition into the world of…

2014 AFI Film Festival Review: Questions that demand answers….A.K.A. the movie “Girlhood”

  By: Vernon Nickerson The France depicted in Writer/Director Céline Sciamma’s film “Girlhood” (in French with English subtitles) is apparently failing its children of color.  Which is being featured at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. When the main character, Marieme, alias Vic, played by Karidja Touré cannot qualify to continue her education in high school…