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The Sundance Documetnary Program has a Global Scope

The Sundance Film Festival is just a small part of what the Sundance Institute actually does. It also runs artist programs that are global in scope. For example, the Documentary Film Program goals are to encourage collaboration among filmmakers worldwide … Continue reading

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“Policebeat” in the Top 10 Sundance Fiction Films of the Decade

So says Dennis Lim! “Robinson Devor’s gorgeous reverie pairs the lovelorn interior monologue of a Senegalese Seattle cop with the alternately mundane and surreal happenings of his typical work week. A cop movie unlike any you’ve ever seen, it casts … Continue reading

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“Zoo” Filmmakers Begin Shooting New Documentary

This just in! “Zoo” Filmmakers Begin Shooting New Documentary on Would-Be Gerald Ford Assassin Sarah Jane Moore Sundance Channel Playing “Zoo” All This Week Prior to Festival After Film Is Named Named One of Top 25 Indie Films of the … Continue reading

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The film that spawned Sundance

“Although Redford had been one of Hollywood’s leading box-office earners for a decade, when he looked around him at the end of the 1970s, he didn’t like what he saw. A decade earlier, the studios had been so desperate that … Continue reading

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More about the Sundance Three in Seattle Times

From today’s (January 25) paper: Sunday, January 25, 2009 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL “The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle,” a film by Seattle’s David Russo, earned a loud ovation at its premiere in the festival’s Library Theater. By Christy Karras Special … Continue reading

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Little Dizzle Australian and New Zealand rights sold

From Screendaily.com: Beyond has taken all Australian and New Zealand rights from Visit Films to David Russo’s The Immaculate Conception Of Little Dizzle following its world premiere in Spectrum [Competition at Sundance] on Monday (January 19). Ryan Kampe of New … Continue reading

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Seattle at Sundance

From the PI: Three Seattle films getting a close-up at Sundance Festival By SEAN AXMAKER SPECIAL TO THE P-I It may not put Seattle on the cultural map the way Grunge did in the ’90s, but 2009 is shaping up … Continue reading

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Help out HUMPDAY

From Jennifer Roth, our illustrious Board President (and also a Sundance 2009 participant): As everyone who hasn’t been living with Gilligan on his island knows, Lynn’s film HUMPDAY is in competition at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.  HUMPDAY is facing … Continue reading

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Benefit party for HUMPDAY

NORTHWEST FILM FORUM TO HOST BENEFIT PARTY TO HELP HUMPDAY GO TO SUNDANCE Saturday, December 20 9PM Northwest Film Forum will host a benefit for Lynn Shelton’s 3rd feature film Humpday, which has been invited to have its world premiere … Continue reading

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Lynn Shelton also in Sundance

What a day for Lynn!  Congrats! From the press release, (which was presumably written within the confines of NWFF, since her producer rents an office here): The Sundance Institute announced today that the world premiere of Humpday, Seattle filmmaker Lynn … Continue reading

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