Organisers at the Sundance Institute said they intend to explore other Asian cities for future editions.
Rounding up our week-long escape to the virtual Sundance, here's a selection of five unmissable documentaries.
Rebuilding Paradise exhibits an idyllic town's resilience to rise from the aftermath of 2018 Camp wildfires
Rebuilding Paradise, a documentary directed by Ron Howard, focuses on the colossal cleanup and rebuilding efforts after the 8 November, 2018, California wildfires that killed 85 people and destroyed some 18,000 buildings.
Sundance Film Festival 2021: Robin Wright discusses directing and starring in her feature debut Land
Robin Wright said she faced unprecedented challenges shooting Land across 29 days in remote Alberta, Canada, where her team constructed a log cabin at 8,000 feet
Flee, which tells the story of a man's journey as a child refugee from Afghanistan, had its premiere Sundance Film Festival 2021 on 28 January.
Sundance 2021 first impressions: In the Same Breath, In the Earth, Knocking, The Pink Cloud, How It Ends
Mining the woes of our fluid reality, this year's line-up captures the dissonance we've all felt under long stretches of self-isolation.
The festival, scheduled for 11 to 22 May, could be postponed to sometime between the end of June and July, an official confirmed
Sundance Film Festival unveils 2021 lineup, including Robin Wright, Rebecca Hall's debut directorials
Over half of the feature films this year are from first-time directors and across the 140 total projects, 50 percent were directed by one or more women and 51 percent by one or more artists of colour.
Sundance Film Festival opts for predominantly virtual 2021 edition, will host socially distanced screenings
Sundance Film Festival will premiere over 70 films on a custom online platform during the seven-day event, beginning on 28 January 2021, and will also hold screenings in several US states including Alabama, California and Ohio.
The apology from Netflix comes after a petition in Change.org demanded Cuties be removed from the streaming platform for "sexualising an eleven-year-old."
Ridley Scott, Kevin Mcdonald reunite for sequel to crowd-sourced 2010 YouTube documentary Life in a Day
Ridley Scott and Kevin Macdonald's Life in a Day will compile user-generated footage from a single date
Coronavirus Outbreak prompts Sundance 2021 to implement major changes; film fest to be held in 21 cities
Sundance organisers said they are in discussions with theatres in New York, Los Angeles, Nashville, Atlanta, Detroit, and Mexico City among others.
Coronavirus Outbreak: MAMI, Cannes, major film festivals unite for 10-day global virtual movie event
Tribeca Enterprises, the company behind the Tribeca Film Festival, and YouTube announced the online festival Monday. Other festivals will also contribute curated programming, including the Sundance Film Festival, the Venice Film Festival and those in Berlin, Tokyo and New York.
Sergio movie review: Well-intentioned ode to UN diplomat, played by Wagner Moura, falls short due to tiresome screenplay
Sergio is based on Samantha Power's biography Sergio: One Man’s Fight to Save the World.
Miss Americana review: Taylor Swift opens doors of her intimate life but Netflix documentary never feels complete
Netflix documentary Miss Americana is helmed by Emmy Award-winning director Lana Wilson.
Sundance 2020: Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari wins Grand Jury Prize; Barack Obama-backed Crip Camp receives special honour
At Sundance fim festival 2020, Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine’s Boys State won top documentary prize, while Radha Blank won best director in the dramatic competition
Sundance Film Festival: Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti film Palm Springs sets acquisition record, with 17.5 mn sale
Palm Springs, directed by Max Barbakow, stars Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti as a pair of wedding guests who are trapped living the same day over again
Sundance 2020: Bryan Fogel’s documentary, The Dissident, based on murder of Jamal Khashoggi debuts at the festival
Bryan Fogel said he hopes The Dissident, which dramatically details the plot to kill Khashoggi, forces a reappraisal of the Middle Eastern country internationally.
Filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering had a pair of dream partners: Oprah Winfrey and Apple, who had committed to back their documentary about women who have accused hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct. The film’s future was abruptly cast into doubt last week after Winfrey withdrew as executive producer | via @nytimes