Sundance announces first titles

Olly Alexander, Emily Browning and Hannah Murray in Stuart Murdoch's God Help The Girl Photo: Neil Davidson Sundance Institute has announced the films selected for its competition sections, Next, Spotlight, New Frontier and Park City at Midnight strands for the 30th edition of the festival.

Two UK films will compete in the World Dramatic Competition - God Help The Girl, helmed by Belle and Sebastian star Stuart Murdoch and Lilting, written and directed by Hong Khaou.

The country also has a strong showing in the World Documentary Competition, with Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard's 20,000 Days On Earth and Nadav Schirman's UK co-production The Green Prince vying for the prize. For the first time a UK production has also made it into the low-budget Next section, with Desiree Akhavan's Appropriate Behavior joining the line-up. Meanwhile, the Spotlight section, which plays host to films that have been causing waves on the festival circuit,
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