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Robert Redford and T Bone Burnett to Kick Off Sundance London

Robert Redford
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Robert Redford

The duo will take part in the inaugural event taking place April 2012 in the U.K.

LONDON -- Robert Redford and 12-time Grammy Award winner T Bone Burnett will open the first-ever Sundance London music and film festival, organizers said.

The festival of music and film is scheduled to kick off April 26, 2012 with “An Evening With” event between Redford and Burnett about the relationship between film and music.

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Sundance London will stage its inaugural event at sprawling British capital venue, the O2 and is a partnership between Redford, Sundance Institute and AEG Europe.

The conversation between Redford and Burnett will be moderated by author and screenwriter Nick Hornby.

Sundance London runs April 26-29 and will feature the U.K. premieres of films fresh from the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.