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Sundance Film Festival 2012

OFF-HOLLYWOOD: The Five Best Indie Movies To See This Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

Even during summer months it's possible for discerning moviegoers to find adult fare if they're just willing to seek it out. Here are my picks for June.

Prince Charles and Robert Redford Together for the World Premiere Screening of Harmony

Julie Bergman Sender | Posted 06.28.2012 | Green
Julie Bergman Sender

As we write from London, we confess that as filmmakers it doesn't get much better than this: the Sundance Institute announcement that HRH The Prince of Wales will introduce the World Theatrical Premiere of our film Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World.

The Most Provocative Filmmaker in the World: A Conversation With Mads Brügger on The Ambassador

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 04.11.2012 | Entertainment
Jason Apuzzo

He's punk'd both the North Korean communist government and in his new film, the Central African Republic and its corrupt diplomatic culture. Mads Brügger is one of Europe's funniest and most controversial filmmakers, although most Americans haven't heard of him -- yet.

Sundance 2012: Year of the Comedy (It's Complicated)

Roya Rastegar | Posted 04.09.2012 | Entertainment
Roya Rastegar

An unprecedented number of comedies appeared in the 2012 Sundance Film Festival line-up, marking a substantial shift in the direction of American independent film.

As Egypt Fights for Democracy, New Documentary 1/2 Revolution Goes to the Front Lines

Govindini Murty | Posted 04.08.2012 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

As the Egyptian military government prepares to put 19 American employees of pro-democracy NGOs on trial, and thousands of Egyptians continue to demonstrate, 1/2 Revolution offers a striking look back at the Egyptian revolution of one year ago.

The Week In Culture

Posted 04.06.2012 | Home

Last week, a furry creature by the name of Punxsutawney Phil predicted the weather, a festival in China marked the beginning of the Lunar New Year and...

Sundance Music Festival: 5 Ways to Grow the Live Shows Without Overdoing It

Taryn Haight | Posted 03.31.2012 | Entertainment
Taryn Haight

It wasn't until night two, during a lively performance by Vintage Trouble, that an overheard comment forced me to realize how impressive the music portion of the festival really was.

Sundance Doc Review: Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 03.31.2012 | Entertainment
John Wellington Ennis

Ice-T revisits his roots as a rapper by visiting with an endless parade of legendary emcees to discuss how they approach their songwriting in Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap.

Wrapping Up Sundance 2012

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.31.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

So how was Sundance? Well, I feel as though I had a successful festival. By that, I mean that I achieved my main goal: I saw a lot of films that made me want to share them with the film clubs I program.

The Sundance Diaries Part 6

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.30.2012 | Home

In our sixth and final installment of our month-long series "The Sundance Diaries," we witness five shorts filmmakers before, during and after the fes...

The Sundance Diaries: Had I Won

Julia Pott | Posted 03.31.2012 | Home
Julia Pott

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: How To Blatantly Use People And Get Away With It

Jessie Ennis | Posted 03.31.2012 | Home
Jessie Ennis

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: You Miss Much More If You Win

Grant Orchard | Posted 03.31.2012 | Home
Grant Orchard

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: Ready For Film Camp

Kelly Sears | Posted 03.31.2012 | Home
Kelly Sears

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: Not Hurling

Stephen Neary | Posted 03.31.2012 | Home
Stephen Neary

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Week in Culture

Posted 01.30.2012 | Home

Last week, Claire Danes was presented the "Woman of the Year" award by Harvard University, Bob Dylan exhibited a different side of his artistic talent...

Sundance, Ice-T, and Shades of the American Race in Cinema

Courtney Garcia | Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment
Courtney Garcia

Representation of the collective diaspora has always been thwarted by our need to classify films according to races other than white. Still, while labels can be debilitating, they can also be manipulated.

Sundance Through the Eyes of My Son

Sheila C. Johnson | Posted 03.28.2012 | Black Voices
Sheila C. Johnson

My most cherished takeaway from Sundance this year is something I hadn't anticipated. I was joined at the festival by my 22-year-old son Brett, a designer who works in New York. Seeing Sundance through his eyes gave new meaning to the experience for me.

Sundance Film Festival: Celebrity Party Round-Up

Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment

Sundance is almost over but that doesn't mean the stars have stopped partying! And since you're stuck at work dreaming of Friday night happy hour, ...

Sundance Film Receives Huge Ovation, Biggest Sale Of The Festival

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.27.2012 | Home

John Hawkes is no stranger to Sundance. Though he's still not quite a household name, he's managed to achieve a certain indie ubiquity in Park City ov...

John Hawkes: 'Surrogate' Role Left Spine With 'Not Enough Movement'

Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment

John Hawkes is to the Sundance Film Festival what you are to that bar around the corner: dude's a regular. He was in Park City, Utah in 2010 with "Win...

15 Film Festival Darlings That Would Have Been Better as TV Series

Evan Shapiro | Posted 03.28.2012 | TV
Evan Shapiro

Each year, there are a few great films that get Park City buzz, only to disappear into a sea of megaplexes and blockbusters. I submit that many of these would have fared better on TV.

Lucas Kavner

How A Sundance Film Finds Life Beyond The Festival

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 03.28.2012 | Home

With so much going on, so much to see and hear and ogle, so many Paris Hilton sightings and free vodka sodas, it can be easy to forget the real purpos...

Ice-T Makes His Directorial Debut At Sundance

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 03.27.2012 | Black Voices

PARK CITY, Utah — Hip-hop is making itself heard – and seen – at the Sundance Film Festival. Along with a slew of performances by r...

Josh Radnor On 'Liberal Arts,' 'Twilight' And 'How I Met Your Mother'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 03.27.2012 | Entertainment

It's hard to say why, but there seems to be a hesitation on the part of popular society to accept Josh Radnor as a filmmaker. While his co-stars on "H...