The Sundance Film Festival announced today which films will be screening as part of the Premieres category, and debut images from said pictures were released as well. In this article, we’ve rounded up the first images from the following films:
- Mistress America – Directed by Noah Baumbach; Starring Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke.
- Sleeping with Other People – Written and directed by Leslye Headland; Starring Jason Sudeikis, Alison Brie, Adam Scott, Amanda Peet, Jason Matnzoukas, Natasha Lyonne.
- Grandma – Written and directed by Paul Weitz; Starring Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer, Laverne Cox, Sam Elliott.
- I Am Michael – Directed by Justin Kelly; Starring James Franco, Zachary Quinto, Emma Roberts.
Check out the images and loglines after the jump. The 2015 Sundance Film Festival runs from January 22nd – February 1st.
Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes. Mistress America is a comedy about dream-chasing, score-settling, makeshift families, and cat-stealing.
Sleeping with Other People
Jake and Lainey impulsively lose their virginity to each other in college. When their paths cross twelve years later in NYC, they realize they both have become serial cheaters. Bonding over their chronic infidelity, they form a platonic friendship to support each other in their quests for healthy romantic relationships.
Self-described misanthrope Elle Reid has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter, Sage, shows up needing help. The two of them go on a day-long journey that causes Elle to come to terms with her past and Sage to confront her future.
I Am Michael
The controversial true story of a gay activist who rejects his homosexuality and becomes a Christian pastor.