The Sundance Film Festival on Monday named 64 movies eligible to compete for awards at its 2006 event
The time has come and coming next during this film award season is the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. Due to such fact, the festival organizers has on Monday announced 64 films that will play at the Park City, Utah, festival that run January 19-29. The festival, founded and backed by actor Robert Redford, named 16 American dramas and 16 documentaries into a competition that spotlights directors, writers and actors working outside Hollywood.
Besides, it also made 16 feature films and documentaries eligible for awards in special foreign film categories. As of the films competing Dramas include "Forgiven," "Half Nelson," "SherryBaby," "Hawk Is Dying," "Wristcutters: A Love Story," "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints," and "Come Early Morning." Up for the top US Documentary prize among others are "Crossing Arizona," "Ground Truth: After the Killing Ends," "Iraq in Fragments," "American Blackout," and "An Unreasonable Man."
Apart, Sundance's World-Cinema Dramatic competition features the Brazilian film "House of Sand," "One Last Dance," and "Grbavica." Whereas, World-Documentary contenders include the Israeli film "5 Days," "Dear Pyoungyang," and Britain's "Glastonbury."