The Sundance Film Festival, a program of the Sundance Institute, is an American film festival that takes place annually in Park City, Utah. With 46,660 attendees in 2016, it is the largest independent film festival in the United States. Held in January in Park City, Salt Lake City, and Ogden, as well as at the Sundance Resort, the festival is a showcase for new work from American and international independent filmmakers.
- Bombs were falling in the distance, shaking the house like a hurricane. We were in the basement, hiding. “Don’t worry,” a father next to me told his daughter. “It’s just a giant walking through our city.”
- Suddenly, a flash of blinding light tore through the ceiling and I raised my hands protectively over my head and let out an involuntary little shriek.
- Yes, virtual reality stole the show at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Robert Redford’s annual shindig of snowy mountains and independent movies in Park City, Utah.
“At the New Frontiers exhibition, goggled people were tiptoeing gingerly across flat floors like they were on a tight rope, and a woman covered in sensors endlessly circled a blacked out room.”