Join Us: Win Tickets and Attend Exclusive Screenings at the 2016 Festival

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The 2016 Sundance Film Festival kicks off in less than 24 hours and this year Sundance Institute Members have access to exclusive perks that can essentially cover the cost of their memberships. Find out more about becoming a member here – memberships start at $40 for students and $65 for “Indie” level supporters – and then take advantage of membership specials to win free tickets, save big on Festival merchandise, and see special screenings.

Membership Ticket Giveaways

Each day throughout the 2016 Festival, Sundance Institute Members have the chance to win tickets to some of the Festival’s most in-demand films. Once the contest is announced each morning via the Festival’s official mobile app, the first 10 members to email will receive a pair of tickets for the next day’s screening. Check out the films and screening times below:

Thursday, January 21: Sky Ladder, 8:30 PM, MARC Theatre

Friday, January 22: Wiener-Dog, 6:30 PM, Eccles Theatre

Saturday, January 23: Tallulah, 12:00 PM, Eccles Theatre

Sunday, January 24: Sing Street, 9:30 PM, Eccles Theatre

Monday, January 25: Complete Unknown, 9:30 PM, Eccles Theatre

Tuesday, January 26: Maya Angelou and Still I Rise, 2:00 PM, MARC Theatre

Wednesday, January 27: Swiss Army Man, 12:00 PM, Yarrow Theatre

Thursday, January 28: Life Animated, 5:30 PM, Prospector Theatre

Friday, January 29: The Hollars, 9:30 PM, Eccles Theatre

Saturday, January 30: Swiss Army Man, 11:15 AM, MARC

Sunday, January 31: Audience Award: Documentary, 11:15am MARC

Rules: The Membership Ticket Giveaway is open to all member levels. Members can play every day, but can only win a pair of tickets one time during the Festival. Active memberships will be checked by the Membership office. Winners will be notified within 24 hours of the screening and must pick up their tickets at the Membership Desk in the Pass and Package Office at Gateway (136 Heber Ave). Photo ID is required.

Members-Only Screenings

For the first time, all Sundance Institute Members are invited to join us at Members-Only Private Screenings in Salt Lake City and Park City. All screenings are subject to availability. Members should RSVP and arrive early, as seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Saturday, January 23: Other People, 9:45 PM, Broadway Theatre (Salt Lake City)

Thursday, January 28: Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You, 9:00 PM, Redstone Theatre (Park City)

Saturday, January 30: Yoga Hosers, 9:45 PM, Broadway Theatre (Salt Lake City)

Festival Merchandise Discount

Members receive a 20% discount on all Festival Merchandise, valid in Festival stores and online. To receive your in-store discount, show your membership button or confirmation email in person, or use the online promo code provided in your confirmation email at

About Sundance Institute Membership

Through the support of Sundance Institute Members, Sundance Institute sends more than 5,000 artists to our unique Lab programs held in locations all over the world; gives more than $2 million dollars in annual grants to connect storytellers in film, theatre, and documentary with the vital resources they need to complete their work; amplifies vital, diverse voices across regions, genres, ethnicities, gender and orientation; and gives independent artists a community of support and a place to call home.

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Sing Street