Leslie Ali’s Sundance Diary

Partizan director Leslie Ali travelled to the Sundance Film Festival this week, after her darkly humorous short film The Object (shown above) was selected from thousands of submissions to be entered in the official competition. Ali’s trip to Sundance is the latest development in a career that has seen her move from working as an agency creative to directing full-time for commercial clients including Nivea, 3 Mobile, and Sony, alongside making short films.
Ali kept a diary about her experiences in Utah for CR, which included meeting with a talent scout from William Morris, watching The Object shown on the big screen at the Egyptian Theatre, and gossiping with an ex of Jack Black’s at a screening of Michel Gondry’s latest feature Be Kind Rewind. Read on for Ali’s full account of the events…

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