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Sundance Film Festival

American annual independent film festival held in Salt Lake City, Utah / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Sundance Film Festival (formerly Utah/US Film Festival, then US Film and Video Festival) is an annual film festival organized by the Sundance Institute.[1] It is the largest independent film festival in the United States, with more than 46,660 attending in 2016.[2] The festival takes place every January in Park City, Utah; Salt Lake City, Utah; and at the Sundance Resort (a ski resort near Provo, Utah), and acts as a showcase for new work from American and international independent filmmakers. The festival consists of competitive sections for American and international dramatic and documentary films, both feature films and short films, and a group of out-of-competition sections, including NEXT, New Frontier, Spotlight, Midnight, Sundance Kids, From the Collection, Premieres, and Documentary Premieres.[3] Many films premiering at Sundance have gone on to be nominated and win Oscars such as Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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Sundance Film Festival
Sundance Film Festival
LocationPark City, Utah, U.S.
Sundance Resort, Utah, U.S.
FoundedAugust 1978; 45 years ago (1978-08) (as Utah/US Film Festival)
Founded byJohn Earle
Sterling Van Wagenen
Most recentJanuary, 18–28, 2024
Hosted bySundance Institute
LanguageEnglish
Websitefestival.sundance.org
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