We are EXCITED to announce 6 CMP films premiering at Sundance 2018!
including an OPENING NIGHT movie:
Directed by: Elan Bogarín & Jonathan Bogarín
When two siblings undertake an archaeological excavation of their late grandmother‘s house, they embark on a magical-realist journey from her home in New Jersey to ancient Rome, from fashion to physics, in search of what life remains in the objects we leave behind.
Directed by: Robert Greene
Mexico border finally reckons with its darkest day: the deportation of 1200 immigrant miners exactly 100 years ago. Locals collaborate to stage recreations of their controversial past. Cast: Fernando Serrano, Laurie McKenna, Ray Family, Mike Anderson, Graeme Family, Richard Hodges.
OF FATHERS AND SONS
Directed by: Talal Derki
Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years. His camera focuses on Osama and his younger brother Ayman, providing an extremely rare insight into what it means to grow up in an Islamic Caliphate.
OUR NEW PRESIDENT
Directed by: Maxim Pozdorovkin
The story of Donald Trump’s election told entirely through Russian propaganda. By turns horrifying and hilarious, the film is a satirical portrait of Russian media that reveals an empire of fake news and the tactics of modern-day information warfare.
WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR
Directed by: Morgan Neville
Fred Rogers used puppets and play to explore complex social issues: race, disability, equality and tragedy, helping form the American concept of childhood. He spoke directly to children and they responded enthusiastically. Yet today, his impact is unclear. Have we lived up to Fred’s ideal of good neighbors?
Directed by: Kimberly Reed
“Dark money” contributions, made possible by the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling, flood modern American elections – but Montana is showing Washington D.C. how to solve the problem of unlimited anonymous money in politics.
Team Effort: An International Coalition of Broadcasters Pools Resources to Compete with Streaming Giants
In the face of perceived dominance in the documentary marketplace by such major SVODs as Netflix and Amazon, an international coalition of broadcasters, led by ro*co films international, is pooling its resources to acquire and co-produce a small number of high-profile documentaries that otherwise might have been gobbled up by the giant digital platforms.
Doping Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov Urges Russia To Come Clean
He's the eccentric doctor immortalized in the Netflix documentary "Icarus," the whistleblower who exposed what a leading report called a doping "cover-up that operated on an unprecedented scale" in Russia. Now Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov is urging Russia to "do the right thing" and admit it.