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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the 2012 Sundance Film Festival

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the 2012 Sundance Film Festival

The 2012 Sundance Film Festival closed this weekend with “Beasts of the Southern Wild” beating out a formidable crop of U.S. Dramatic contenders to nab this year’s Grand Jury Prize. We reported on the breaking acquisitions, reviewed the hottest titles, interviewed established and breakthrough talent; and partook in the debauchery. Below, find all of Indiewire’s coverage of the festival.


The Sundance Film Festival 2012 Award Winners

Sundance Announced Jury Prizes in Short Filmmaking

Bingham Ray’s Poker Buddies Write Eulogy Read at Sundance Ceremony

“West of Memphis” Reveals New Witnesses in WM3 Murder Case

Notes From Opening Night

“The Pact” Filmmakers and Financiers Reach Deal for Six More Scary Movies

Sundance Opening Press Conference

Sundance is the Only Purely Independent Film Festival? Robert Redford Thinks So.


27 Sundance 2012 Films Reviewed by Eric Kohn


Sundance 2012 in Rearview: What the Hell Just Happened?

The Deals of the Sundance Film Festival: Who Got What?

The New Paradigm for the Sundance Breakout? When Audiences Walk Out.

Box Office Be Damned. For Buyers, Optimism Rules at Sundance 2012.

The Story Behind Sundance Hit “The Surrogate”

Naomi Wolf Causes Stir at Activist Media Panel

New Frontiers Presenter Paul Abacus Doesn’t Exist. Here’s Why.

Indiewire’s Survival Guide to Park City and the Sundance Film Festival

“West of Memphis” Comes to Sundance Trailing Controversy

15 Films Indiewire Wants to See at Sundance

“The Queen of Versailles” Lawsuit: How Not to Salvage an Online Reputation


Parker Posey, “Price Check

Peter Jackson, “West of Memphis”

Chris Crocker, “Me @ the Zoo”

Andrea Riseborough, “Shadow Dancer”

Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky, “Indie Game: The Movie”

Ice-T, “Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap”

Jeremie Elkaim and Valerie Donzelli, “Declaration of War”

James Murphy, “Shut Up and Play the Hits”

Craig Zobel, “Compliance”

Spike Lee, “Red Hook Summer”

Marina Abramovic, “The Artist is Present”

Brad Miska, “V/H/S”


11 Fresh Faces to Watch


The Complete Collection

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