Sundance 2014: Drunktown’s Finest

A bleak but hopeful feature film portrays life around a New Mexico Navajo reservation

While “Drunktown’s Finest” was developed over six years of writing and a year of production and post, the creative expansion and the hurdles it leaped over en route to the 2014 Sundance Film Festival tell a greater story. The film itself—a stouthearted, emotional glimpse at life in Gallup, New Mexico, nicknamed Drunktown—weaves together the lives of three Navajo. Gallup happens to be the hometown of …

In the Shadow of the Sun

A filmmaker shines a light on the profound danger of albinism in Tanzania

by Sabine Zetteler In November 2012 we were invited to a small preview of a very special documentary entitled “In the Shadow of the Sun” at London’s infamous Frontline Club, a place dedicated to independent news. Shocking, engaging and visually stunning, the film made a lasting impression. As such we were delighted to see that it was selected for Curzon Soho as part of The …

New Frontier

A look at the amazing work of the Sundance Film Festival's venue for experimental cinema and new media

Amid all the hubbub of film releases and elbow-rubbing that will happen at the Sundance Film Festival this week there is a lesser-known venue with enormous potential. New Frontier is a multimedia installation space featuring cutting edge work from some of the world’s most interesting contemporary cinematic artists. Stepping outside the bounds of traditional cinema, New Frontier is a space that highlights experimentation, focusing on …