Continuing to round out the Sundance Film Festival slate, organizers have announced the nine films that will travel to nine cities next month as a way to introduce audiences nationwide to the fest experience.
Seattle has been added to the list of locales that will take part in Sundance Film Festival USA. Screenings in the nine cities will take place on the evening of Jan. 27, the second Thursday of the indie fest.
The Sundance Institute also announced that on the same night, Kevin Macdonald’s “Life in a Day” will make its world premiere in Park City, Utah., in the fest’s centerpiece section.
Produced by Ridley Scott and financed by You Tube, “Life in a Day” culls together footage from contributors around the world. There were more than 80,000 submissions, and over 5,000 hours of film clips.
The nine films that will participate in Sundance Film Fest USA — in addition to their previously announced fest slots — are “Win Win,” “My Idiot Brother,” “Kaboom,” “The Music Never Stopped,” “The Details,” “Like Crazy,” “Letters from the Big Man,” “Connected: An Autobiography about Love, Death & Technology” and “Cedar Rapids.”
Filmmakers will be dispatched to the nine cities to introduce their films and host Q&A’s.Sundance Film Fest runs Jan. 20-30.