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01/08/2013

Cinereach Supported Films at Sundance 2013

Cinereach is thrilled to be attending the 2013 Sundance Film Festival to cheer on twelve supported films premiering there, and to be immersed in the community that will inspire and fuel our year ahead.

Citizeh Koch, Cutie and the Boxer, God Loves Uganda, and Narco Cultura are Cinereach grant recipients.

A Teacher, Blue Caprice, Concussion, Fill the Void, Fruitvale, It Felt Like Love, Mother of George, and This is Martin Bonner have received support through the Cinereach Project at Sundance Institute.

Keep an eye out for the following new films, at the festival and beyond!

ATeacher
A Teacher (NEXT)

Cinereach Project at Sundance Institute grantee

Dir Hannah Fidell

A popular young teacher in a wealthy suburban Texas high school has an affair with one of her students. Her life begins to unravel as the relationship comes to an end.

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Blue Caprice

Blue Caprice (NEXT)

Cinereach Project at Sundance Institute grantee

Dir Alexandre Moors

An abandoned boy is lured to America and drawn into the shadow of a dangerous father figure in this film inspired by the real life events that led to the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks.

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Citizen Koch (US Documentary)

Cinereach grantee

Dir Carl Deal and Tia Lessin

Wisconsin — birthplace of the Republican Party, government unions, “cheeseheads” and Paul Ryan — becomes a test market for the campaign to buy Democracy, and ground zero in the battle for the future of the GOP.

Wisconsin – birthplace of the Republican Party, government unions, “cheeseheads” and Paul Ryan – becomes a test market in the campaign to buy Democracy, and ground zero in the battle for the future of the GOP

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Concussion (US Dramatic)

Cinereach Project at Sundance Institute grantee

Dir Stacie Passon

After a blow to the head, Abby decides she can’t do it anymore. Her life just can’t be only about the house, the kids and the wife. She needs more: she needs to be Eleanor.

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Cutie and the Boxer (US Documentary)

Cinereach grantee

Dir Zachary Heinzerling

This candid New York love story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed boxing painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Anxious to shed her role of assistant to her overbearing husband, Noriko seeks an identity of her own.

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Fill the Void (Spotlight)

Cinereach Project at Sundance Institute grantee

Dir Rama Burshtein

In the Orthodox Jewish world of secular Tel Aviv, Shira, eighteen, is torn between ‘the right thing to do’ and the one dream she’s had since she was a little girl.

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Fruitvale

Fruitvale (US Narrative)

Cinereach Project at Sundance Institute grantee

Dir Ryan Coogler

The true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family and strangers on the last day of 2008.

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God Loves Uganda (US Documentary)

Cinereach grantee

Dir Roger Ross Williams

A powerful exploration of the evangelical campaign to infuse African culture with values imported from America’s Christian Right. The film follows American and Ugandan religious leaders fighting “sexual immorality” and missionaries trying to convince Ugandans to follow biblical law.

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It Felt Like Love (NEXT)

Cinereach Project at Sundance Institute grantee

Dir Eliza Hittman

On the outskirts of Brooklyn, a 14-year-old girl’s sexual quest takes a dangerous turn when she pursues an older guy and tests the boundaries between obsession and love.aance

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Mother-of-George

Mother of George (US Narrative)

Cinereach Project at Sundance Institute grantee

Dir Andrew Dosunmu

Torn between her African culture and new life in America, a woman struggles to please her husband and give him the son that will carry on his family’s legacy.

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Narco Cultura (US Documentary)

Cinereach grantee

Dir Shaul Schwarz

An explosive look at drug cartels’ pop culture influence on both sides of the border as experienced by an LA narcocorrido singer dreaming of stardom and a Juarez crime scene investigator on the front line of Mexico’s Drug War.

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This is Martin Bonner (NEXT)

Cinereach Project at Sundance Institute grantee

Dir Chad Hartigan

Martin Bonner has just moved to Reno for a new job in prison rehabilitation. Starting over at age 58, he struggles to adapt until an unlikely friendship with an ex-con blossoms, helping him confront the problems he left behind.

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