Sundance London is swaggering back to the O2 for its second year following on from the flagship festival in Utah earlier this year.
The festival, running from April 25-28, will present eighteen feature films and nine short films, with 23 films making their international, European or UK premieres. Robert Redford, the Sundance Institute’s president and founder, will be among a number of artists attending the event while Peaches will be the headlining music act at the four-day event.
Weekender’s pick: All films are screening at the O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 0DX. Admission: £14. Phone: 020 8463 2000. http://www.sundance-london.com
Blackfish (feature documentary): Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping animals in captivity after notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three people including a top killer whale trainer.
April 25 at 6pm.
April 27 at 3:15pm.
History of the Eagles Part One (feature documentary): Never before seen home movies, concert footage and new interviews with one of America’s defining bands.
April 25 at 9pm followed by an extended Q&A with the Eagles. April 27 at 11.30am.
Blood Brother (feature documentary): Winner of both the US Grand Jury Prize: Documentary and the Audience Award at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Blood Brother celebrates the unmistakable power of love through the story of one man’s decision to move to India and restart his life among the dispossessed.
April 26 at 5:45pm. April 27 at 8:30pm. April 28 at 11:45am.