2012 Sundance Announces World Premieres

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2012 Sundance Announces World Premieres

The 2012 Sundance Film Festival has announced a group of films and documentaries that will make their world debut in Utah this upcoming January. Among them are films by Stephen Frears, Spike Lee and Christopher Neil.

Last week we reported that the festival announced a long list of films that will be screened at the festival which takes place Jan. 19 through Jan. 29 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah.

Check out the list of feature and documentary premieres below.

Feature Film Premieres

2 Days in New York
Director: Julie Delpy
Screenwriters: Julie Delpy, Alexia Landeau
Cast: Julie Delpy, Chris Rock, Albert Delpy, Alexia Landeau, Alex Nahon

Director and screenwriter: Nicholas Jarecki
Cast: Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Tim Roth, Brit Marling, Nate Parker

Director and screenwriter: Leslye Headland
Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan, James Marsden, Adam Scott, Kyle Bornheimer

California Solo
Director and screenwriter: Marshall Lewy
Cast: Robert Carlyle, Alexia Rasmussen, Kathleen Wilhoite, A Martinez, Danny Masterson

Celeste and Jesse Forever
Director: Lee Toland Krieger
Screenwriters: Rashida Jones, Will McCormack
Cast: Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, Ari Graynor, Chris Messina, Elijah Wood, Emma Roberts

For A Good Time, Call…
Director: Jamie Travis
Screenwriters: Katie Anne Naylon, Lauren Anne Miller
Cast: Ari Graynor, Lauren Anne Miller, Justin Long, Mark Webber, James Wolk

Director: Christopher Neil
Screenwriter: Mark Jude Poirier
Cast: David Duchovny, Vera Farmiga, Graham Phillips, Justin Kirk, Ty Burrell

Director: Stephen Frears,
Screenwriter: D.V. Devincintis
Cast: Bruce Willis, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Rebecca Hall

Liberal Arts
Director and screenwriter: Josh Radnor 
Cast: Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins, Allison Janney, John Magaro, Elizabeth Reaser

Price Check
Director and screenwriter: Michael Walker
Cast: Parker Posey, Eric Mabius, Annie Parisse, Josh Pais, Cheyenne Jackson

Red Hook Summer
Director: Spike Lee 
Screenwriters: James McBride, Spike Lee 
Cast: Clark Peters, Jules Brown, Toni Lysaith, James Ransone, Thomas Jefferson Byrd

Red Lights
Director and screenwriter: Rodrigo Cortés
Cast: Cillian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Elizabeth Olsen, Toby Jones

Robot and Frank
Director: Jake Schreier
Screenwriter: Christopher Ford) — A curmudgeonly older dad’s grown kids install a robot as his caretaker. Cast: Frank Langella, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden, Liv Tyler

Shadow Dancer
Director: James Marsh
Screenwriter: Tom Brady
Cast: Andrea Riseborough, Aiden Gillen, Domhnall Gleeson, with Gillian Anderson and Clive Owen

The Words (Closing Night Film)
Directors and screenwriters: Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Irons, Dennis Quaid, Olivia Wilde with Zoe Saldana

Special event: Joseph Gordon-Levitt and his hitRECord company will be hosting another interactive event at Sundance this year on Jan. 26.

Documentary Premieres

About Face
Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

BONES BRIGADE: An Autobiography
Director: Stacy Peralta

The D Word: Understanding Dyslexia
Director: James Redford

Director: Rory Kennedy

A Fierce Green Fire
Director: Mark Kitchell

Director: Ice-T, Co-Director: Andy Baybutt

Untitled Paul Simon Project
Director: Joe Berlinger

West of Memphis
Director: Amy Berg