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A Closer Look at This Year’s Sundance-Supported Oscar Nominees: Hell and Back Again

Posted Feb 21, 2012, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

A Closer Look at This Year’s Sundance-Supported Oscar Nominees: Hell and Back Again

Leading up to the 84th edition of the Academy Awards this Sunday, February 26, we’re profiling all seven of this year’s…

Sundance Institute and Skoll Foundation Provide Filmmakers and Social Entrepreneurs a Framework

Posted Jan 23, 2012, by Kathy A. McDonald

Sundance Institute and Skoll Foundation Provide Filmmakers and Social Entrepreneurs a Framework for Action

Documentaries tell us both who we are and what we could be. By spotlighting challenging issues, documentaries can also be…

Fight Club: Two Films Tackle Violence

Posted Feb 9, 2011, by Mike Plante

Fight Club: Two Films Tackle Violence

Two of the international films in the Festival this year, Mad Bastards, from Australia and directed by Brendan Fletcher, and…

Meet the Artists: Phil Cox

Posted Jan 26, 2011, by Eric Hynes

Meet the Artists: Phil Cox

There’s never been a film quite like Bengali Detective. It has the jack-of-all-eclecticism of a big budget Bollywood…

Q&A: Vampire

Posted Jan 25, 2011, by Jeff Hanson

Q&A: Vampire

While the film’s title will no doubt cause many a pulse to quicken in anticipation of another sensual bloodbath by gorgeous,…

Q&A: The Green Wave

Posted Jan 22, 2011, by Jeff Hanson

Q&A: The Green Wave

The summer of 2009 was supposed to usher in a new age of noticeable and lasting democracy in Iran. A groundswell of optimism…

2011 Sundance Film Festival Announces Films in Competition

Posted Dec 1, 2010,

2011 Sundance Film Festival Announces Films in Competition

PARK CITY, UT - Sundance Institute announced today the lineup of films selected to screen in the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic…

And the Envelope, Please…

Posted Jan 30, 2010, by Eric Hynes

And the Envelope, Please…

Thirty-four films were awarded prizes in 29 categories, honoring both veteran and first-time filmmakers from the U.S. to…

Meet the Artists: Russian Lessons Teaches Us Something about Humanity

Posted Jan 29, 2010, by Claiborne Smith

Meet the Artists: Russian Lessons Teaches Us Something about Humanity

You hear something often enough, and it starts to seem true. And as the directors of Russian Lessons have known for at least as…

Q&A: Kick In Iran

Posted Jan 29, 2010, by Eric Hynes

Q&A: Kick In Iran

Part intimate profile of two determined women, part revealing glimpse into life in Iran, and part pulse-pounding sports film,

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