Sundance 2023 announced the winners of this period

According to centercinemapress , quoted by Screen Daily, the 38th edition of the Sundance Film Festival chose E. V. Rockwell’s “One Thousand and One” as the winner of the Sundance Jury’s Grand Prize in the American Cinema section last night

The British film “Scraper” directed by Charlotte Rangan also won the Grand Jury Prize in the world cinema category

The US Grand Jury Prize in the Documentary category was awarded to Joe Brutser and Michelle Stenson for “Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project” and “Eternal Memory” by Matt Alberdi from Chile won the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize in the Documentary category 

Sundance Institute CEO Joana Vicente called this year’s selection of winners “a sense of urgency and commitment to independent film excellence.”

The audience’s choice awards were given to Maryam Keshavarz for “Iranian version” in the competitive American drama section, Madeline Gwin with “Behind Utopia” in the American documentary section, Mastilaf Cheronov with “20 Days in Mariupol” in the Jahan Cinema documentary section and Nora Niasari with “Shida”. It reached the drama section of the world cinema

Maryam Keshavarz also won an award in the scriptwriting section of the American drama

This year’s festival started on January 19 (December 29) and continues until Sunday January 29 (Bahman 9). This year, a total of 111 feature films and 64 short films out of more than 15,000 films sent to the festival were screened in this event, and more than 75% of the presented works will be available on the festival’s online platform until Sunday

There was no film from Iranian cinema to be screened in this event this year