How to Step into Sundance 2022’s Festival Village, Main Street and Community Hub Online

Presented online 20-30 January, the 2022 Sundance Film Festival includes an impressive roster of feature films, short films, indie episodic programming, “Beyond Film” performances and a virtual and augmented reality division—all of which is accessible through festival.sundance.org. For those who have come to love the festival or dreamed of attending (for the spirit on the streets of Park City, Utah and the swirl of social …

Sundance Film Festival 2022: Five New Frontier Highlights

Projects and performances that comprise the pioneering VR, AR and immersive program

From a virtual spaceship floating high above planet Earth is where (avatars of) attendees of Sundance 2022 will once again enter New Frontier—the film festival’s pioneering program of virtual, augmented and immersive works. Until roughly a week ago, programmers, volunteers and many ticket-holders planned to be on location in Park City, Utah, where New Frontier intended to construct a “Biodigital Bridge” that allowed passersby of their physical hub …

Brooklyn Magazine’s Guide to This Year’s New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival

From 15-26 October, the 33rd annual New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival pops up in venues across Manhattan and Brooklyn. This celebration of queer cinema has been presented in NYC by the LGBTQ+ arts nonprofit NewFest since 1988. This year, 130+ new films premiere as part of the programming (some of which are available virtually, as well). From the Brooklyn Academy of Music to Nitehawk Prospect …