Slamdance sets Special Screening slate

Program to include 'Comic,' 'Tony,' 'Terrace'

Slamdance has rounded out its Special Screening program with a trio of titles — the world premiere of Jordan Brady’s documentary “I Am Comic,” and the U.S. preems of British pics “Tony” and “Down Terrace.”

The 16th Slamdance Film Festival will be held Jan. 21-28 in Park City, Utah, in conjunction with the Sundance festival. Fest announced last week it will host the world premiere of Steven Soderbergh’s “And Everything Is Going Fine.”

Slamdance will also screen 36 narrative and experimental films, ten animated films, twelve short documentaries, and seven horror shorts as part of its inaugural Twilight Shorts program including “Head In The Sand,” a look at a naive soldier’s tour of duty in Afghanistan; “Saturday Morning Blues,” an intimate snapshot of an inner-city adolescent; and “Solatrium,” a sci-fi piece designed entirely with found and recycled materials.

Slamdance will also screen five $99 Special shorts, so named for working within that budget and produced by the organization in conjunction with festival alumni.

I Am Comic” includes Sarah Silverman, Tommy Davidson, Carrot Top, Kathy Griffin, Carlos Mencia, Jeff Foxworthy and Phyllis Diller.

Down Terrace,” directed by Ben Wheatley, is a darkly comedic drama about a family of crooks whose daily travails tries to keep their criminal enterprise from falling apart. Pic stars Bob Hill, Rob Hill and Julia Deakin.

Tony,” directed by Gerard Johnson, centers on an urban loner who tries make friends in the most gruesome of ways. It stars Peter Ferdinando, Ricky Grover, George Russo and Francis Pope.

More Film

  • NANTUCKET, MA - JUNE 23: (L-R)

    How Long Will TV and Film's Boom Market for Female Stories Last?

    Slamdance has rounded out its Special Screening program with a trio of titles — the world premiere of Jordan Brady’s documentary “I Am Comic,” and the U.S. preems of British pics “Tony” and “Down Terrace.” The 16th Slamdance Film Festival will be held Jan. 21-28 in Park City, Utah, in conjunction with the Sundance festival. […]

  • 'Ideal Home' Review: Steve Coogan, Paul

    Film Review: 'Ideal Home'

    Slamdance has rounded out its Special Screening program with a trio of titles — the world premiere of Jordan Brady’s documentary “I Am Comic,” and the U.S. preems of British pics “Tony” and “Down Terrace.” The 16th Slamdance Film Festival will be held Jan. 21-28 in Park City, Utah, in conjunction with the Sundance festival. […]

  • 'Calibre' Review: A Terrific, Intensely Terrifying

    Edinburgh Film Review: 'Calibre'

    Slamdance has rounded out its Special Screening program with a trio of titles — the world premiere of Jordan Brady’s documentary “I Am Comic,” and the U.S. preems of British pics “Tony” and “Down Terrace.” The 16th Slamdance Film Festival will be held Jan. 21-28 in Park City, Utah, in conjunction with the Sundance festival. […]

  • CHRIS PRATT stars as Owen in

    Box Office: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Gnaws on $144 Million Debut Weekend

    Slamdance has rounded out its Special Screening program with a trio of titles — the world premiere of Jordan Brady’s documentary “I Am Comic,” and the U.S. preems of British pics “Tony” and “Down Terrace.” The 16th Slamdance Film Festival will be held Jan. 21-28 in Park City, Utah, in conjunction with the Sundance festival. […]

  • Leung Chiu-wai

    Tony Leung Breaks With Wong Kar-wai’s Jettone (Reports)

    Slamdance has rounded out its Special Screening program with a trio of titles — the world premiere of Jordan Brady’s documentary “I Am Comic,” and the U.S. preems of British pics “Tony” and “Down Terrace.” The 16th Slamdance Film Festival will be held Jan. 21-28 in Park City, Utah, in conjunction with the Sundance festival. […]

  • No Merchandising. Editorial Use Only. No

    ‘Jurassic World’ Holds off ‘Incredibles 2’ in China

    Slamdance has rounded out its Special Screening program with a trio of titles — the world premiere of Jordan Brady’s documentary “I Am Comic,” and the U.S. preems of British pics “Tony” and “Down Terrace.” The 16th Slamdance Film Festival will be held Jan. 21-28 in Park City, Utah, in conjunction with the Sundance festival. […]

  • shanghai skyline China Placeholder

    Regulators Keep Chinese Film Industry in Suspense

    Slamdance has rounded out its Special Screening program with a trio of titles — the world premiere of Jordan Brady’s documentary “I Am Comic,” and the U.S. preems of British pics “Tony” and “Down Terrace.” The 16th Slamdance Film Festival will be held Jan. 21-28 in Park City, Utah, in conjunction with the Sundance festival. […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content