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    Sundance Wrap: The 5 Best Films Of The Festival, Plus Our Complete Coverage

    First festival of the year? Done and dusted. Every year, the movie industry heads en masse to Utah for the Sundance Film Festival, Robert Redford's celebration of independent cinema, which has become increasingly important over the years, in the hope of uncovering the next big thing. Last year's fes...

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    Jill Soloway and Lake Bell Take Home Major Awards at 2013 Sundance Feature Film Awards

    Sundance wrapped up over the weekend and announced their 2013 Film Awards. Women filmmakers took away some of the bigger prizes of the festival including Jill Soloway winning the directing award for Afternoon Delight and Lake Bell winning The Waldo Salt screenwriting award for In a World…. Ov...

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    Sundance News: Women In Film Awards Grants to Jordana Spiro, Martha Shane and Lana Wilson

    During its 7th annual Sundance Filmmakers panel, Women In Film - Los Angeles awarded $30,000 in grants to women filmmakers. Jordana Spiro, director of Skin, received the Women In Film/CalmDown Productions Grant and Martha Shane & Lana Wilson, directors of After Tiller, received the Women In Film...

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    Sundance Awards: Both Ryan Coogler Drama 'Fruitvale,' Doc 'Blood Brother' Nab Grand Jury and Audience Awards UPDATED

    At the Sundance Film Festival Awards ceremony on Saturday, director John Cooper broke down in tears. Why? Because it was such a damned fine festival, where so many filmmakers were discovered and lauded. We are in a sweet zone for indie cinema, and Sundance helped to make that so.

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    Sundance Review: 'Emanuel And The Truth About Fishes' Is A Frustrating Sea Of Clichés

    There is a widely held stereotype that the Sundance Film Festival is just dour, depressing films – dramas about addiction and family dysfunction and infidelity and incest and on and on – and outside of the occasional “Little Miss Sunshine”-type breakout, the festival wouldn’t really hold much intere...

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    Sundance Review: David Sedaris Adaptation 'C.O.G.' Features Fine Performances But Might Work Better As An HBO Series

    Based on an essay in “Naked,” David Sedaris' hugely popular collection of autobiographical short stories, “C.O.G.” is notable for being the very first film adaptation of the author's work. Though he’d previously turned down all other offers to adapt his stories, the essayist was impressed by writer/...

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    This is What a $100,000 Winner Looks Like

    During Sundance 2013, at a special ceremony on January 22nd, GE Focus Forward announced the winners of their $200,000 Filmmaker Competition

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    'Fruitvale' Takes Grand Jury & Audience Award Prizes At Sundance Film Festival

    ...and just like that, the Sundance Film Festival has closed for another year, and tonight at Park City, the awards were handed out with one hotly buzzed film taking two major titles.

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    'Fruitvale' Wins Big, 'American Promise,' Bradford Young, 'Gideon's Army' Collect Sundance 2013 Awards

    Another Sundance Film Festival comes to a close, with the usual Awards ceremony celebrating this year's winners.

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