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  1. Sundance unveils its short list

    4:00 am 12/7/2006

    NEW YORK -- The Sundance Film Festival has announced 71 short films set to screen next month, including a film starring Peter Sarsgaard and fiancee Maggie Gyllenhaal, and added two new features to its New Frontier and Special Screening sections.Read more

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  2. Premieres slate eclectic, Sundance director says

    4:00 am 12/1/2006

    Premieres at the Sundance Film Festival -- taking place on chilly evenings in Park City, usually with major stars in attendance -- have been showcases for big films, usually from studios and often by established filmmakers. At Sundance 2007, the Premieres will be much harder to categorize, according to festival director Geoffrey Gilmore.Read more

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  3. Sundance announces competition lineup

    4:00 am 11/30/2006

    In announcing the competition slate for the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, Geoffrey Gilmore, its longtime director, said he sees the beginning of a new era in independent filmmaking. "Filmmakers are undergoing a massive expansion in perspective and aesthetic qualities," he said. "Where once independence meant a detachment, a kind of navel-gazing, that doesn't exist right now. Instead, there is engagement and innovation. Filmmakers are going out and engaging the real world in terms of subject matter, vision and innovative storytelling."Read more

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  4. Sundance indicts 'Chicago 10'

    4:00 am 11/17/2006

    NEW YORK -- The Sundance Film Festival will launch Jan. 18 with Brett Morgen's "Chicago 10," a documentary on the anti-war demonstrations at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. The film features footage of the events and animated segments voiced by Hank Azaria, Mark Ruffalo, Dylan Baker, Liev Schreiber, Nick Nolte, Jeffrey Wright and Roy Scheider.Read more

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  5. Sundance taps six for mobile film project

    4:00 am 11/9/2006

    NEW YORK -- Six Sundance Film Festival alumni directors have been commissioned by the Sundance Institute and mobile phone operator trade group GSM Assn. to create five short films designed for mobile phones, Institute president and founder Robert Redford said Wednesday.Read more

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  6. Sundance gives docu grants

    5:00 am 7/27/2006

    Fifteen feature-length documentaries focusing on human rights issues, freedom of expression, social justice, current events and civil liberties will receive $605,000 in grants from the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund.Read more

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