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Greetings from Istanbul

Posted Mar 2, 2011, by Alesia Weston

Greetings from Istanbul

Greetings from Istanbul! It is our last day here and we wanted to send you a little tidbit of news: the program has been…

Afghan Star in Istanbul

Posted Mar 2, 2011, by Havana Marking

Afghan Star in Istanbul

I have always wanted to go to Turkey, and Istanbul in particular. I have read various Orhun Pamuk books that describe both the…

Awards Season Wrap Up

Posted Feb 28, 2011, by Sundance Institute

Awards Season Wrap Up

With the Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday and the Academy Awards on Sunday, a number of Sundance alumni were honored last…

Film Forward in Turkey

Posted Feb 28, 2011, by Meredith Lavitt

Film Forward in Turkey

Turkey is rich in history, culture, and tradition and is literally where east meets west divided by the Bosphorus. It is an…

Social Entrepreneurs Gather in Park City

Posted Jan 27, 2011, by Claiborne Smith

Social Entrepreneurs Gather in Park City

A casual passerby who entered the Stories of Change reception yesterday at Cafe Terigo might not have realized that the event…

Global Support for Filmmakers Grows

Posted Jan 27, 2011, by Eric Hynes

Global Support for Filmmakers Grows

Sundance may be synonymous with American independent cinema, but in recent years the Institute has made far-ranging commitments…

Youth Culture in Iran: A Vibrant, Unknown Place

Posted Jan 26, 2011, by Claiborne Smith

Youth Culture in Iran: A Vibrant, Unknown Place

It was like a veil was being lifted during the Youth Culture in Iran panel at the Filmmaker Lodge on Sunday—a veil that blocks…

Tip of the Hat to Sundance-Supported Oscar Noms

Posted Jan 25, 2011, by Sundance Institute

Tip of the Hat to Sundance-Supported Oscar Noms

Sundance Institute had a great showing at the Oscar nominations this year! Congrats to all these projects which have been…

Tunis, Tunisia Wrap-Up

Posted Dec 15, 2010, by Patricia Finneran

Tunis, Tunisia Wrap-Up

We left Tunis on December 14 after presenting six films (12 screenings) over an intense four-day period that also included…

The Path to Peace

Posted Nov 30, 2010, by Nic Dunlop, Julie LeBrocquy, Ricki Stern, and Annie Sundberg

The Path to Peace

While the release of Burmese freedom fighter Aung San Suu Kyi is celebrated all over the world, the struggle in Myanmar, Burma,…

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