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The Science of Sundance’s Selection Process

The Science of Sundance's Selection Process

John Clark gives a glimpse into Sundance’s programming process in Sunday’s New York Times. Obviously their method of selecting films for the country’s most important film festival is far more political and complicated than this seemingly straightforward chart illustrates, but it also shows the challenge in choosing films from a daunting number of entries:

1,004 American features
936 international features
760 American documentaries
48 international documentaries
4,311 shorts

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