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Sundance is the daddy of all independent festivals. Run in conjunction with the Sundance Institute - set up by Robert Redford to support independent film - it has continued to develop its brief for more than two decades. It championed documentary which has resulted in a slew of factual films hitting the multiplex and has recently turned its attention to short film, recently announcing a mobile phone pilot project.
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View Films by Strand:
- Independent Feature Competition: Documentary
- Independent Feature Competition: Dramatic
- International Short Films: Animation
- International Short Films: Documentary
- International Short Films: Dramatic
- International Short Films: Experimental and Mixed Media
- New Frontier
- Park City At Midnight
- Spectrum: Documentary
- Spectrum: Dramatic Spotlight
- US Short Films: Animation
- US Short Films: Documentary
- US Short Films: Dramatic
- US Short Films: Experimental
- World Cinema Documentary Competition
- World Cinema Dramatic Competition
View previous years coverage of the Sundance Film Festival festival:
Sundance Latest Reviews
An emotionally frayed family find their lives torn apart in a small Mississippi Delta town.
Existential comedy told in four vignettes linked by a roadside cafe.
A man in mid-life crisis retreats to his parents' loft.
Two women enter an uneasy partnership to smuggle illegal immigrants from Canada to the US.
Personal story of a rap artist and her husband who lived through Hurricane Katrina.
Two sisters try to forge a career in crime scene clean-up.
A documentary tribute to the legendary creator of gonzo journalism.
A sex-addicted med school dropout pays his mum's hopital bills by running a restaurant scam... but with her memory fading fast, will he ever find out the truth about his dad?
The epic story of a family forced to emigrate from Laos after the chaos of the secret air war waged by the US during the Vietnam War.
Sundance Film Festival Features
Sundance Film Festival News
Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet
In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.
A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.
Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.
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