Archive for: Ruben Ostlund

The Case for Compulsory (Film) Education

The Case for Compulsory (Film) Education

Every year Sundance picks out movies to screen for students at Park City High School. I make the case for why kids shouldn’t decide for themselves what films they watch – we should decide for them.

Sundance Favorites

Sundance Favorites

Banksy, Martha Marcy May Marlene, and getting to see an edit of my new feature.

A Sociological Study of Sundance Directors in their Natural Habitat

A Sociological Study of Sundance Directors in their Natural Habitat

The director is a small, bug-eating gnome. Between 25-35 years old, caucasian male with a bearded face.

You Know You’ve Made It When the Scalpers Start Showing Up

You Know You’ve Made It When the Scalpers Start Showing Up

First screening of Incident by a Bank. Sold out and ticket scalpers outside the theater even though the screening took place far from Park City in an Jewish Temple!!!

To Ski or to Entourage?

To Ski or to Entourage?

When the best Swedish filmmakers arrived in Park City, the main question facing them was: To ski or to Entourage?

Rooftop Films – Live From Sundance

Rooftop Films – Live From Sundance

This week marks the start of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Join Rooftop Films and our funny, charming alumni-in-attendance as they give you a behind-the-scenes look into the Prom of the Indie Film world.

Rooftop Alums at Sundance

Rooftop Alums at Sundance

The 2011 Sundance line-up features 25 Rooftop Alums, more than ever before. Meet the Sundance stars of tomorrow: Buy a Rooftop Films Membership today.

Filmmaker Interview: Incident by a Bank

Filmmaker Interview: Incident by a Bank

Filmmaker Ruben Ostlund talks about his naturalistic, multi-perspective retelling of a bank robbery and the bizarre ways that life sometimes imitates art. See it for free tomorrow at Socrates Sculpture Park.

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