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Film Review: Patti Cake$

Patti Cake$ – ***1/2 out of **** Director –writer-composer Geremy Jasper got help for his debut feature film, Patti Cake$, from the Sundance Institute’s director and screenwriter labs. A life long music freak he wrote the catchy tunes that populate the … Continue reading

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Sundance Institute Presents Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue

Institute joins with the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Institute for Museum and Library Services in a Public/Private Cultural Exchange Initiative LOS ANGELES, CA — Sundance … Continue reading

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Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program Announces Fall 2009 Grants

23 Nonfiction Film Projects Selected From Filmmakers Working Around the World Including in Afghanistan, El Salvador, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, South Africa, and Vietnam  Los Angeles, CA – Sundance Institute today announced 23 film projects awarded grants … Continue reading

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Sundance Institute Announces 2010 Sundance/NHK International Filmmakers Award Finalists

Twelve Projects from Emerging Filmmakers from Four Regions: Europe, Latin America, United States and Japan selected as finalists Four to receive $10,000 cash award and acquisitions agreement with NHK Los Angeles, CA – Sundance Institute and NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) … Continue reading

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Open Society Institute Awards $5 Million to Support Sundance Institute and Documentary Films

      NEW YORK – The Sundance Institute will receive a $5 million grant for its Documentary Film Program to help raise awareness on human rights, the Open Society Institute announced today. “Films can play a powerful role in inspiring action … Continue reading

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Sundance Institute Expands Support For Indie Film Producers With Creative Producing Initiative

  New Documentary Creative Producing Lab Added; Feature and Documentary Film Fellows Announced LOS ANGELES, CA – Sundance Institute announced today the expansion of its Creative Producing Initiative designed to nurture emerging independent producers in both narrative and documentary fields. … Continue reading

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Sundance Institute Names 2009 Native Filmmaking Fellows

FOUR NATIVE FILMMAKERS TO RECEIVE FORD FOUNDATION FILM FELLOWSHIPS: ATTEND SUNDANCE LAB ON HOMELANDS OF MESCALERO APACHE TRIBE, RECEIVE YEAR-ROUND SUPPORT AND MENTORING Allison Anders, Sterlin Harjo, Kasi Lemmons, and Merata Mita to Serve as Advisors

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