Andrea Riseborough in Shadow Dancer Andrea Riseborough in Shadow Dancer

The daddy of all independent festivals celebrated its 28th edition in 2012. Run in conjunction with the Sundance Institute - set up by Robert Redford to support independent film.

This year's festival runs from January 19 to 29. Got a feature or short film screening at Sundance 2012 and want us to review it? If you have a screener, please feel free to send it to us.

Beasts Of The Southern Wild won the US dramatic prize, while The House I Live In was named best US documentary. The world competition documentary and dramatic prizes went to The Law In These Parts and Violeta Went To Heaven.

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Violeta Went To Heaven
Violeta Went To Heaven
A biopic of the Chilean folk singer, composer, ethnomusicologist and painter Violeta Parra.
An imminent marriage opens old wounds for a group of friends.
Sleepwalk With Me
Sleepwalk With Me
A stand-up comedian with a serious sleep disorder reassesses his life.
Simon Killer
Simon Killer
A recent college graduate goes to Paris after breaking up with his girlfriend of five years. Once there, he falls in love with a young prostitute and their fateful journey begins.
A hedge-fund magnate is in over his head, desperately trying to complete the sale of his trading empire before the depths of his fraud are revealed. An unexpected, bloody error forces him to turn to the most unlikely corner for help.
The Invisible War
The Invisible War
Probe into rape in the US military.
For Ellen
For Ellen
A rock musician in the middle of an acrimonious divorce tries to gain access to his six-year-old daughter.
About Face: Supermodels Then And Now
About Face: Supermodels Then And Now
An exploration of ageing and beauty in the company of the original supermodels.
Middle Of Nowhere
Middle Of Nowhere
A devoted wife finds her life is on hold whilst her husband is in prison.
How To Survive A Plague
How To Survive A Plague
The story of Act Up and the ordinary people who transformed the tratment of AIDS.
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Sundance Film Festival Features

Top Gere
Nicholas Jarecki talks about Arbitrage, big-name casts, power and corruption.
A devil in the making
Filmmaker Sally El Hosaini talks about love, authenticity and persistence in her debut feature My Brother The Devil.
Capturing the Kennedys
Director Rory, talks about her very personal documentary about her parents Ethel and Bobby.
In the shadow of the Troubles
Andrea Riseborough and James Marsh talk about the making of Shadow Dancer.
Sundance Episode 5: Bestiaire, My Brother The Devil, Nobody Walks and Bachelorette
Animals and keepers, running with the pack and beastly friends.
Sundance Episode 3: Beasts Of The Southern Wild, Robot And Frank and Lay The Favourite.
Unusual care-giving, a film to be beaten and playing the odds.
Sundance Episode 2: California Solo, Red Lights and The Ambassador
Films explore showmanship, chicanery and self-denial.
Sundance Opening Night: Robert Redford, The Queen Of Versailles and Wish You Were Here
Despite dark times there's no paralysis here, says founder.
Sundance Film Festival preview
As the daddy of independent film festivals starts in Utah, we pick the films we're most looking forward to seeing.
Write on at Sundance
Sundance "lab" history and we talk to UK filmmaker Sally El Hosaini about taking the My Brother The Devil script to Utah.

Sundance Film Festival News

Sundance London film line-up announced
Inaugural event to feature 14 narrative and documentary features.
Beasts rules at Sundance
Bayou set drama takes home top prize
Slamdance winners announced
Awards for Welcome To Pine Hill, Bindlestiffs and No Ashes No Phoenix
Four additional films announced for Sundance
One premiere, two Spotlight entries and a Park City At Midnight movie added to programme.
Sundance announces documentary film grants
British co-production Dayani Cristal among recipients.
Sundance London opening event announced
Evening with Robert Redford and T Bone Burnett to kick off weekend

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