Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Sundance Film Festival Prizes Go to “Cha Cha Real Smooth,” “Nanny,” “The Exiles,” “Navalny”


The 2022 Sundance Film Festival prizes have been awarded.

The US Audience Award went to “Cha Cha Real Smooth,” starring Dakota Johnson. It was sold to Apple Films, which has to do a better job with it than they did with “CODA” or “The Tragedy of Macbeth” or I will file a class action suit against them!

The other awards are as follows:

U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic


U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Documentary

The Exiles

World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic


World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary

All the Breathes

Audience Award: U.S. Documentary


Audience Award: U.S. Dramatic

Cha Cha Real Smooth

Audience Award: World Cinema Dramatic

Girl Picture

Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary

The Territory

Audience Award: NEXT,

Framing Agnes

The Directing Award: World Cinema Dramatic was presented to Maryna Er Gorbach for KLONDIKE / Ukraine/Turkey (Director and Screenwriter: Maryna Er Gorbach, Producers: Maryna Er Gorbach, Mehmet Bahadir Er, Sviatoslav BulakovskyI)

The Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: U.S. Dramatic was presented to K.D. Dávila for Emergency / U.S.A. (Director: Carey Williams, Screenwriter: KD Davila, Producers: Marty Bowen, Isaac Klausner, John Fischer)

The Directing Award: U.S. Documentary was presented to Reid Davenport for I Didn’t See You There / U.S.A. (Director: Reid Davenport, Producer: Keith Wilson)

The Directing Award: U.S. Dramatic was presented to Jamie Dack for Palm Trees and Power Lines / U.S.A. (Director and Screenwriter: Jamie Dack, Screenwriter: Audrey Findlay, Producers: Leah Chen Baker, Jamie Dack)

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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