Chorus, The Amina Profile to screen at Sundance

As well, Insight Productions and Scythia Films will each have coproductions in competition at the 2015 edition of the famed Utah festival. (The Amina Profile's Sophie Deraspe pictured.)
Sophie Deraspe_Photo Credit  Nadine Maas

Sophie Deraspe’s The Amina Profile and writer/director Francois Delisle’s Chorus are among the Canadian films that will screen in competition at the 2015 edition of the Sundance Film Festival.

The Amina Profile, which was coproduced by the National Film Board and Esperamos, is one of 12 documentaries that will screen in the festival’s world cinema documentary competition program. The scripted feature Chorus, produced by Montreal-based Films 53/12, will screen in the world cinema dramatic competition against 12 other titles.

The U.S.A-Canada coproduction The Witch, directed by Robert Eggers and coproduced by Toronto’s Scythia Films and New York-based Parts and Labor, will have its world premiere at Sundance in the U.S. dramatic competition.

How to Change the World, a U.K.-Canada coproduction about the founding of environmental activists Greenpeace, will screen in the world cinema documentary program. It is produced by London-based MET Film, Daniel Film, and Toronto-based Insight Productions. John Murray from Insight serves as supervising producer.

The Sundance Film Festival will be held in Utah from Jan. 22 to Feb.1.

Photo Credit: Nadine Maas