Here are some of the highlights:
- 2 Days in New York: A film about a single mother's very hectic life in NYC, starring Julie Delpy and Chris Rock.
- Filly Brown: A Mexican girl rises to fame as she copes with the incarceration of her mother through music.
- The House I Live In: A documentary about the war on drugs in America. This film won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance earlier this year.
- Liberal Arts: A newly single man returns to his alma mater for his favorite professor's retirement dinner. It stars Josh Radnor and hot actress of the moment, Elizabeth Olsen.
- The Queen of Versailles: A documentary about an American couple constructing the largest house in America, inspired by Versailles. But the economic crisis puts their dreams on hold.
- Under African Skies: Paul Simon returns to South Africa to relive the storyline of his hit album, Graceland.
- There will also be a Short Film Program including two films from the UK: Robots of Brixton, and Don't Hug Me I'm Scared:
There will be panel discussions on the new global documentary movement, and one looking at the similarities and differences between filmmakers are in the UK and the US. Additionally, there will be a film and performance by Rufus and Martha Wainwright in honour of their late mother, Kate McGarrigle. And opening night, in what will be the highlight of the festival, will be an evening with Robert Redford and T Bone Burnett, with surprise appearances by other celebrities.
To see a schedule of events and to buy tickets, please visit www.sundance-london.com.