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5 Sundance Films That Prove Your Job Isn’t So Bad

Posted Aug 28, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

5 Sundance Films That Prove Your Job Could Be Worse

Something about the notion of Labor Day has always seemed archaic to me. Then again, the guy who questions a day off is no…

Study Up for Shorts Lab L.A. with These 3 Documentary Shorts

Posted Aug 26, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Study Up for Shorts Lab L.A. with These 3 Documentary Shorts

Among the niche genres of filmmaking, documentary shorts’ unheralded treasure trove of filmmaking is as well stocked as any.…

George Takei Finds His Greatest Role as an Activist in the Doc To Be Takei

Posted Aug 21, 2014, by Jeremy Kinser

George Takei Finds His Greatest Role as an Activist in the Doc To Be Takei

To Be Takei opens in theaters and is available on-demand Friday, August 22. This interview was originally published following…

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In Memoriam James Foley 1973-2014

Posted Aug 21, 2014, by Tabitha Jackson, Director, Sundance Institute, Documentary Film Program

In Memoriam James Foley 1973-2014

We are profoundly shocked and saddened by the news about the death of freelance photojournalist James Foley who was killed on…

The Signal, in 6 GIFs

Posted Jun 12, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt

In 6 GIFs: Laurence Fishburne and Brenton Thwaites in The Signal

What makes for more unnerving cinema than the suffocating conditions of captivity? Don't answer that, we'd rather not know.…

Egg Hunt: 5 Sundance Films with Discreet Easter References

Posted Apr 18, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Egg Hunt: 5 Sundance Films with Discreet Easter References

These five films wouldn't typically summon associations with spring's most celebrated holiday, but look a little closer and…

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Press Releases

Sundance Institute and The Metroplex Announce Films for Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Sel

Sundance Institute and The Metroplex Announce Films for Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects

Aug 20, 2014

New Independent Films Debut in Hong Kong September 19-28, 2014

Sundance Institute and The Metroplex To Present Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects

Sundance Institute and The Metroplex To Present Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects

Jul 31, 2014

New American Independent Films Debut in Hong Kong September 19-28, 2014

Sundance Institute Announces Film and Music Lineup for Sundance NEXT FEST, Aug. 7-10

Sundance Institute Announces Film and Music Lineup for Sundance NEXT FEST, Aug. 7-10

Jun 25, 2014

4-Day Summer Festival at the Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles

Life After Beth + solo acoustic performer Father John Misty   >>   Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter   >>   Listen Up Philip   >>   Imperial Dreams + R&B singer, songwriter and performer Tinashe   >>   The Guest   >>   A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night + indie rock band Warpaint

Films About Zombie Love, Iranian Vampires, Buried Treasure, a Mysterious Soldier and Artistic Ambition

Napoleon Dynamite 10th Anniversary Screening Aug. 7 with Cinespia at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery as Festival Kickoff

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow at sundance.org/next; Now on Presale for Sundance Institute Members

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