In the minds of Festival Director John Cooper and Director of Programming Trevor Groth, the difficulties inherent in programming the Sundance London film and music festival tend to look more like opportunities. That is to say, neither Cooper nor Groth appear to be fettered by ingrained concepts of how and where a film festival can and should be run.
Sundance London is now in its second year, following a debut festival rife with equal parts uncertainty and success, the former of which was vanquished by a dedicated contingent of UK film enthusiasts turning out to screenings and events throughout the four-day festival. That is precisely why, one year later, the programming pair is eager to return to London this April to share the just-announced 18 feature films, 9 shorts, and handful of panels with film lovers across the pond.
Fresh off the unveiling of a similarly exploratory film festival, NEXT WEEKEND