Also in the Sundance lineup are several sci-fi and fantasy movies directed by women, including Sara Elliassen's bleak and futuristic short Still Birds; Austrian filmmaker Pippilotti Rist's LSD-inspired riff on Pippi Longstocking called Pepperminta; Floria Sigismundi's rockumentary about the all-female rockers The Runaways; and Hotel director Jessica Hausner's fantastic drama Lourdes. Read on for details and trailers...
The Zo: USA (Director and Screenwriter: Glenda Wharton)-A hand-drawn animated film about abuse and escape, where a child becomes trapped in a nightmare house by a monster.
Still Birds / Norway (Director and Screenwriter: Sara Eliassen)-A dystopic fable that takes place in an enclosed world in which the last girl on earth who can speak is about to have her voice stolen by other jealous children.
Pepperminta / Austria, Switzerland (Director: Pipilotti Rist; Screenwriters: Pipilotti Rist,