Mud, peaches and Robert Redford

If you’re a movie buff, the Sundance in London Film Festival is an absolute must.

Showcasing the very best in American indie movies, the event takes place from the 25th to the 28th of April at the O2 Arena.

Attended by Sundance Founder Robert Redford, the Festival will screen a total of 27 films; 18 feature-length and 9 shorts. There will also be loads of live music, headlined by Peaches, as well as other worthwhile events.

This year sees another feature from writer/director Jeff Nichols whose Take Shelter won a Grand Prix in 2011. His latest offering Mud, was in official competition in 2012 and stars Matthew McConaughey as a fugitive who befriends two teenage boys who help him evade bounty hunters and reunite with his true love.

Another film which received fantastic reviews at the Sundance Festival is A.C.O.D, a charming and funny take on the joys and frustrations of modern family life, starring Adam Scott and with a fantastic supporting cast including Jane Lynch, Jessica Alba, Catherine O’ Hara and the hilarious Amy Poehler.

Other films to look out for are Running from Crazy, The Look of Love, Blackfish, Blood Brother, God Loves Uganda and The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete.

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