Slamdance Film Festival Unveils Competition Lineup

The Slamdance Film Festival has unveiled its 25th anniversary narrative and documentary feature film competition programs, as well as the lineup for its new breakouts section.The narrative lineup includes the coming-of-age drama Spiral Farm, starring Piper De Palma, daughter of director Brian De Palma, who is making her feature debut as a teenage girl growing up on a commune where life is disrupted by the arrival of two outsiders, a father and son. Amanda Plummer (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Teo Halm (Earth to Echo), and Jade Fusco (Youth in Revolt) co-star.The festival, launched in 1995 as an alternative to Sundance, has included showings of such notable titles as Oren Peli’s Paranormal Activity. The fest, which takes place at the Treasure Mountain Inn in Park City, Utah, from Jan. 25 to Jan. 31, will screen 18 movies including 10 world premieres, four North American premieres, and four U.S. premieres.Slamdance alumni include Joe and Anthony Russo, ...

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