Sundance Film Festival

Israeli Film Triumphs at Sundance Film Festival

Ynetnews reports: The Israeli film “Sand Storm”, directed by Elite Zexer, won the Sundance Film Festival’s World Cinema Grand Jury Prize on Sunday. The film, which deals with the plight of Bedouin women fighting against a conservative society, was the Israeli

Still from Israeli film Sand Storm

Danny Glover Suggests Doing Away with the Oscars

Veteran actor Danny Glover told industry publication Variety on Tuesday that the film industry might find it beneficial to move away from “subjective” awards shows, such as the Academy Awards.

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SPOILER: New Anthony Weiner Documentary Backed By George Soros

The most important thing you need to know about the documentary Weiner doesn’t come until the very end, in the movie’s credits: it was financed in part with a grant from the George Soros-organization the Open Society Institute.

Huma Abedin Weiner (Kathy Willens / Associated Press)

George Lucas: Hollywood ‘All Circus, No Substance’

In a wide-ranging interview with film critic Leonard Maltin at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, directors George Lucas and Robert Redford spoke candidly of their experiences in film, where Lucas came to the conclusion that Hollywood as a “circus.”

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Oculus Debuts First Virtual Reality Film at Sundance Film Festival

Virtual reality firm Oculus debuted its first ever VR motion picture at the Sundance Film Festival this week. Called Lost, the film puts the viewer in the middle of a spooky, darkened forest when a giant, robotic hand begins moving through the woods, reports TechCrunch’s Josh Constine, who viewed the film.

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