Ignite Shorts

Winning films from this year’s Sundance Ignite challenge, featuring new voices and talent from the next generation of filmmakers.

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Bodies
Two young friends discover a body in the woods.
Director
Jacob Anderson
Follow the Sun
Follow the Sun is an observational documentary that captures the everyday moments of a migrant shelter in Mexico City filled with losses, triumphs, and excruciating moments of waiting. Follow the Sun invites you to understand life in limbo.
Director
JoeBill Muñoz
Joy Child
I thought I wasn't ready.
Director
Aurora Brachman
Still Here
In Kaohsiung, Taiwan, a few residents refuse to move away from their beloved and now-abandoned village.
Director
Sean Wang
The South is My Sister's Skin
With the lush womb of the American South as her backdrop, a black woman recounts her coming of age through a series of vignettes.
Director
Zenzele Ojore
To Know Her
Filmed decades apart on the same miniDV camcorder, TO KNOW HER is a poetic exploration of my family’s relationship with my mother, who passed away when I was 14 years old to clinical depression.
Director
Natalie Chao
Virgencita
Josefina's failed attempt to masturbate gets mistaken for an attempted suicide.
Director
Giselle Bonilla
Wash Day
As they get ready for the day, three young Black women discuss the public perception of their Blackness in its relation to their personal journeys in cultivating a strong sense of self.
Director
Kourtney Jackson

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