2010 Sundance: Next <=> (O.O.C.)

One hundred and thirteen feature-length films are set to screen at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival from January 21st-31st in Park City, Utah.

Eight titles are set to screen out-of-competition in a new section composed of American films selected for their innovative and original work in low- and no-budget filmmaking:

Cast: Daniel London, Janel Moloney, Matt Walton, Zoe Lister-Jones, Laurie Kennedy
Director: Habib Azar
In this off-kilter comedy, a woman comes to terms with her husband’s strange secret. World Premiere

“Bass Ackwards”
Cast: Linas Philips, Davie-Blue, Jim Fletcher, Paul Lazar
Director: Linas Phillips
After ending a disastrous affair with a married woman, a man embarks on a lyrical, strange and comedic cross-country journey in a modified VW bus. World Premiere

“Bilal’s Stand”
Cast: Julian Gant
Director: Sultan Sharrief
Bilal, a Muslim high school senior in Detroit juggles his dysfunctional family, their taxi stand, and an ice carving contest in his secret attempt to land a college scholarship. World Premiere

“The Freebie”
Cast: Dax Shepard, Katie Aselton
Director: Katie Aselton
A young married couple decides to give each other one night with someone else. World Premiere

Cast: Ana Reeder, Anslem Richardson, Stephen Rannazzisi
Director: Todd Barnes
The last romantic in New York City is an ex-con locksmith on work release. World Premiere.

“New Low”
Cast: Adam Bowers, Jayme Ratzer, Toby Turner, Valerie Jones
Director: Adam Bowers
A neurotic twentysomething struggles to figure out which girl he really belongs with: the best one he’s ever known, or the worst. World Premiere

“One Too Many Mornings”
Cast: Anthony Deptula, Stephen Hale, Tina Kapousis
Director: Michael Mohan
Two damaged young men recover their high school friendship by awkwardly revealing to each other just how messed up they’ve become. World Premiere

“The Taqwacores”
Cast: Bobby Naderi, Noureen DeWulf, Dominic Rains, Rasika Mathur
Director: Eyad Zahra
When a Pakistani-Muslim engineering student moves into a house with punk Muslims of all stripes in Buffalo, New York, his ideologies are challenged to the core. World Premiere