Sundance 2018: U.S. Documentary Competition

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1. Bisbee '17 (2018)

119 min | Documentary, Western

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An old mining town on the Arizona-Mexico border finally reckons with its darkest day: the deportation of 1200 immigrant miners exactly 100 years ago. Locals collaborate to stage recreations of their controversial past.

Director: Robert Greene | Star: James West

Votes: 37

2. Crime + Punishment (2018)

111 min | Documentary

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A group of brave officers risk it all to expose the truth about illegal quota practices in police departments.

Director: Stephen Maing

Votes: 23

3. Dark Money (2018)

99 min | Documentary

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Director: Kimberly Reed

Votes: 19

4. The Devil We Know (2018)

95 min | Documentary

8.6
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A group of citizens in West Virginia challenges a powerful corporation to more environmentally responsible.

Directors: Stephanie Soechtig, Jeremy Seifert

Votes: 18

5. Hal (2018)

90 min | Documentary

8.0
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Hal Ashby's obsessive genius led to an unprecedented string of Oscar®-winning classics, including Harold and Maude, Shampoo and Being There. But as contemporaries Coppola, Scorsese and ... See full summary »

Director: Amy Scott | Stars: Allison Anders, Judd Apatow, Rosanna Arquette, Hal Ashby

Votes: 20

6. Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018)

76 min | Documentary

7.2
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Composed of intimate and unencumbered moments of people in a community, this film is constructed in a form that allows the viewer an emotive impression of the Historic South - trumpeting ... See full summary »

Director: RaMell Ross | Stars: Latrenda 'Boosie' Ash, Quincy Bryant, Daniel Collins

Votes: 21

7. Inventing Tomorrow (2018)

105 min | Documentary

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Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge solutions to confront the world's environmental threats - found right in their own backyards - while ... See full summary »

Director: Laura Nix

Votes: 35

8. Kusama: Infinity (2018)

80 min | Documentary

6.7
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Artist Yayoi Kusama and experts discuss her life and work, from her modest beginnings in Japan to becoming an internationally renowned artist.

Director: Heather Lenz | Star: Yayoi Kusama

Votes: 18

9. Kailash (2018)

92 min | Documentary

8.0
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The story of how Kailash Satyarthi launched a built a global movement to rescue children from slavery.

Director: Derek Doneen | Stars: Asmita, Swati Jha, Sumedha Kailash, Arshad Mehdi

Votes: 29

10. The Last Race (2018)

75 min | Documentary, Sport

9.0
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THE LAST RACE is the portrait of a small-town stock car racetrack and the tribe of blue-collar drivers that call it home, struggling to hold onto an American racing tradition as the world ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Dweck | Stars: Marty Berger, Mike Cappiello, Barbara Cromarty, Jim Cromarty

Votes: 23

11. Minding the Gap (2018)

93 min | Documentary

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Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust-Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.

Director: Bing Liu

Votes: 77

12. The Price of Everything (2018)

105 min | Documentary

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With unprecedented access to pivotal artists and the white-hot market surrounding them, this film dives deep into the contemporary art world, holding a fun-house mirror up to our values and... See full summary »

Director: Nathaniel Kahn | Stars: Amy Cappellazzo, George Condo, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Stefan Edlis

Votes: 21

13. Seeing Allred (2018)

TV-14 | 96 min | Documentary

6.8
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68 Metascore

Women's rights attorney Gloria Allred takes on the biggest names in American culture as coverage of sexual assault allegations in the media become more prevalent.

Directors: Roberta Grossman, Sophie Sartain | Stars: Gloria Allred, Lisa Bloom, Gloria Steinem

Votes: 614

14. The Sentence (2018)

85 min | Documentary, Crime

8.0
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Cindy Shank, mother of three, is serving a 15-year sentence in federal prison for her tangential involvement with a Michigan drug ring years earlier. This intimate portrait of mandatory ... See full summary »

Director: Rudy Valdez

Votes: 14

15. Three Identical Strangers (2018)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary

7.8
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76 Metascore

New York, 1980: three complete strangers accidentally discover that they are identical triplets, separated at birth. The 19-year-olds' joyous reunion catapults them to international fame, ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Wardle | Stars: Silvi Alzetta-Reali, Eddy Galland, Ron Guttman, David Kellman

Votes: 83