02/17/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

The Films Are Green But Is Sundance?

If it were possible to cleanse the planet by watching a movie, this would be the place to do it.

In 2006 this city's showcase event, the Sundance Film Festival, forged what promises to be an enduring link between the cinematic arts and things environmental with a debut screening of "An Inconvenient Truth," the Al Gore documentary about global warming that went on to win an Academy Award.

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