Sundance Film Festival 2014: Leonine Films Picks…

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Sundance starts this Thursday, y’all! Here are my suggested screenings, for those of you overwhelmed with the number of offerings. In addition to these, don’t forget to check out the shorts programs as well—there are always some gems. Bundle up and enjoy!

130919 A Portrait of Marina Abramovic, dir. Matthy Placek, USA
Difret, dir. Zeresenay Berhane Mehari, Ethiopia
Freedom Summers, dir. Stanley Nelson, USA
Godka Circka (A Hole in The Sky), dir. Alex Lora, Spain/France/USA
Happiness, dir.Thomas Balmès, France/Finland
Mesocosm, dir. Marina Zurkow, USA
Notes on Blindness, dir. Peter Middleton, United Kingdom/USA/Australia
The Big House (Al Bayt Al Kabeer),
dir. Musa Syeed, USA/Yemen
The Girl from Nagasaki, dir. Michel Comte, Germany/USA/Japan/Italy
The Lunchbox, dir. Ritesh Batra, India/France/Germany
This May Be the Last Time, dir. Sterlin Harjo, USA
White Shadow, dir. Noaz Deshe, Italy/Germany/Tanzania