"Out of Reach" at Sundance

The Sundance Institute announced the programme of short films selected to screen at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival. The list of 81 titles includes the winner of the International Short Film Competition at this year’s Krakow Film Festival – Poza zasięgiem (Out of Reach) by Jakub Stożek. This documentary film was produced by Darklight Film Studio, and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.


The Polish short documentary will screen with five other films in the International Documentary Shorts section of the Sundance Film Festival. The other five contenders:

  • Grandpa’s Wet Dream, directed by Chihior Amemiya (Japan, USA)

  • The High Level Bridge, directed by Trevor Anderson (Canada)

  • Incident by a Bank, directed by Ruben Östlund (Sweden)

  • Negativipeg, directed by Matthew Rankin (Canada)

  • Skateistan: To Live And Skate Kabul, directed by Orlando von Einsiedel (United Kingdom)

The short film competition jury will be announced in December.


Over 6,400 short films were submitted for screening at the Sundance Film Festival, including 3,014 films from outside the United States. The international short film programme will feature 38 films from 21 countries. 


Sundance IFF short film programmer Todd Luoto was one of the jury members in the International Short Film Competition at this year’s Krakow Film Festival.


Further details about the Sundance Film Festival available at: www.sundance.org.


Translated by Karolina Kołtun