Best of Sundance 2022

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Traveling from bar mitzvahs and hotel rooms to volcanoes and haunted colleges, the Letterboxd crew highlights the Sundance premieres that made the biggest impact out of the year’s first major festival.

A nuisance named Omicron shut the doors on a hybrid Sundance Film Festival a mere three weeks before opening night. As they’ve proven before, however, those masters of creative ingenuity up in Park City did a sharp pivot and pulled off a wonderful ten virtual days with nary a hitch. 

Our team of Festiville correspondents surveyed dozens of narrative features, documentaries and shorts, and while this year may not have had record-breaking acquisitions like Palm Springs and CODA achieved in the previous two, there was certainly more than enough to keep the buzz going. 

Having surveyed your reviews and reactions, we present our favorite feature premieres of the 2022 Sundance Film Festival (plus some treasured shorts). 

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