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2019 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: #82. Lynn Shelton – Sword of Trust

2019 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: #82. Lynn Shelton – Sword of Trust

A project she likens to her 2009 film Humpday, described as an improvisational type of production, Lynn Shelton‘s eighth feature film in Sword of Trust comes during a creative spurt that saw the filmmaker work in …. count them, a whopping thirteen TV projects since 2014. Filming on this micro-indie took place in May with players Michaela Watkins, Jillian Bell, Marc Maron, Jon Bass, Toby Huss and Dan Bakkedahl.

Rooftop Films 2019

Gist: Based on a screenplay by Shelton and Mike O’Brien, this is an ensemble comedy.

Production Co./Producers: Forager Films’ Lynn Shelton, Ted Speaker (Funny Bunny).

Prediction: Premieres category or could even be slotted for the NEXT section. SXSW or Tribeca are in contention as well.

U.S. Distributor: Rights Available. TBD (domestic). TBD (international).

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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