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2019 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: #38. Rania Attieh & Daniel Garcia – Initials S.G.

2019 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: #38. Rania Attieh & Daniel Garcia – Initials S.G.

Recently featuring their film at the American Film Festival’s US In Progress in Wroclaw, the team of Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia look to be at the completion stages with Initials SG after receiving some Sundance Institute love via the 2018 Music and Sound Design Lab. The duo were winners of the “Someone to Watch Award” at the 2015 Independent Spirit Awards and saw their third feature film H. (read review) receive a rare Venice and then Sundance Film Fest showing. This stars Diego Peretti and includes the surprise presence of a noteworthy U.S tourist.

Rooftop Films 2019

Gist: An aging Argentine and Serge Gainsbourg (Diego Peretti) wannabe struggles with an acting career he can’t seem to get on track, an affair he doesn’t want and a dead man he didn’t mean to kill.

Production Co./Producers: Rania Attieh, Iván Eibuszyc, Shruti Ganguly, Daniel Garcia, Georges Schoucair

Prediction: NEXT section or a Comp slot at Berlin.

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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