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Day 4: A Moving Tribute to Roger Ebert, Bill Hader and Kristin Wiig are The Skeleton Twins

Posted Jan 20, 2014, by Sundance Institute

Day 4: A Moving Tribute to Roger Ebert, Bill Hader and Kristin Wiig are The Skeleton Twins

While introducing Life Itself, a gripping, moving look at the life and career of Roger Ebert by Steve James (Hoop Dreams),…

Day 3: Brit Marling Leads a Lo-Fi Sci-Fi Fugue, Zach Braff is Back at Sundance

Posted Jan 19, 2014, by Sundance Institute

Day 3: Brit Marling Stars in an Exploration of Love and Science, Zach Braff Returns a Decade Later

Mike Cahill will never be accused of lacking for ambition as a filmmaker. Three years after winning a Special Jury Prize at the…

Day 2: Kristen Stewart Debuts in Camp X-Ray, John Slattery Moves Behind the Lens for God’s Pocket

Posted Jan 18, 2014, by Sundance Institute

Day 2: Kristen Stewart Depicts the Tedium of Gitmo, John Slattery Shifts Behind the Lens for God's Pocket

First-time filmmaker Peter Sattler got the inspiration for Camp X-Ray, a gritty drama about soldiers watching over suspected…

Day 1: Redford Reflects on 30 Years, Miles Teller is a Bloody-Palmed Virtuoso in Whiplash

Posted Jan 17, 2014, by Sundance Institute

Day 1: Redford Reflects on 30 Years, Miles Teller is a Bloody-Palmed Virtuoso in Whiplash

There was a stubborn elephant in the room at yesterday’s Day One Press Conference, the official commencement of the 2014…

How to Fest: Off the Mountain

Posted Jan 13, 2014, by Sundance Institute

How to Fest: Off the Mountain

It goes without saying: Even in an age governed by VOD and digital platforms, there is an inimitable quality to viewing film in…

How to Fest: Getting to (and Staying) in Park City

Posted Dec 24, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

How to Fest: Getting (and Staying) There

We'll just go ahead and say it--traveling to the Sundance Film Festival is not for the faint of heart. The good news is that…

Celebrating the F Word with #FreeFail

Posted Dec 19, 2013, by John Cooper, Director, Sundance Film Festival

Celebrating the F Word with #FreeFail

Ladies and gentlemen, we are 30! Let’s not fail to celebrate.

I set an agenda at the Film Festival offices to find a way to…

In GIFs: Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy vs. Spike Lee’s Remake

Posted Dec 3, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt and Jared Hurst

In GIFs: Park Chan-wook's Oldboy vs. Spike Lee's Remake

Surely Spike Lee knows that the "remake" is the most hazardous terrain for a director to explore. Beyond the usual critics,…

December Now Playing: 7 New DVDs for the Holiday Season

Posted Dec 2, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

December Now Playing: 7 New DVDs for the Holiday Season

In a respite from the busy indie box office in recent months, we take a look at Sundance-supported films coming to DVD,…

In GIFs: Shia LaBeouf Courts Evan Rachel Wood in Charlie Countryman

Posted Nov 12, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

In GIFs: Shia LaBeouf Courts Evan Rachel Wood in Charlie Countryman

Charlie Countryman—formerly the more long-winded The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman—is Fredrik Bond’s rapidly paced…

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