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'In Football We Trust' film explores Polynesians' obsession with gridiron

A Utah-made movie follows the lives of four Polynesian football players to chronicle the pressures they face.

Sundance Film Festival celebrates 30th anniversary

The 2014 Sundance Film Festival launched Thursday. The 10-day festival is in its 30th year and includes events in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and the Sundance Resort. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2014

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Mitt Romney Sundance film gives unprecedented access to man, family

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Throughout the 2012 presidential race, supporters of Mitt Romney constantly complained that the public didn't really know the man behind his too-good-to-be-true polished appearance and model... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2014

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Film portrays champion snowboarder and the Utahns who helped him recover

Kevin Pearce had gone up for the double cork 1080 — an inverted triple spin performed blindly, 20 feet in the air and diagonally above the hard, cold surface of a halfpipe. It was a move he... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2013

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Sundance Festival opens amid national, local criticism over film

PARK CITY — Kicking off the 2013 Sundance Film Festival on Thursday, festival director John Cooper said the advancement of technology has coincided with an increase in both the quality and... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2013

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Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt to host Sundance awards ceremony

Actor, writer and director Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been selected to host the 2013 Sundance Film Festival Awards Ceremony, festival officials announced Friday. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2013

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Sundance film review: 'Finding North' follows struggles of hungry families in U.S.

PARK CITY — "Finding North," a poignant film about hunger in the United States, was a commendable entrant in the U.S. Documentary Competition at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2012

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Chris Hicks: My favorites from 20 years at Sundance

As another 10-day Sundance party winds down, nostalgia comes floating my way. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2012

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Living a 'Dream': Sundance film on 1992 Lithuanian basketball team is not your average sports movie

Yes, "The Other Dream Team" is a 2012 Sundance Film Festival documentary about the Lithuania men's basketball team that competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2012

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Ute tribal dancers perform for Sundance festival-goers

Members of the Ute Indian Tribe shared their culture with Sundance Film Festival attendees Monday during a special event at the Swaner EcoCenter in Park City. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2012

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Headed to Sundance? Consider a documentary

Sundance's documentary film categories offer many worthwhile alternatives to some of the more "edgy" — but inconsistent — dramatic films also in competition. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2012

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Sundance chatter and fan pix put squeeze on cell network

Sundance brings together 45,000 people with electronic devices, putting a squeeze on cellphone carrier capacity. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2012

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'30 Rock' actor Tracy Morgan collapses at Sundance

PARK CITY — Comedian and "30 Rock" cast member Tracy Morgan says he'll be back at work Tuesday after being hospitalized while attending the Sundance Film Festival. Morgan's... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2012

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Peter Jackson's 'Hobbit' doubles film speed to 48 frames

Peter Jackson is making his hobbits and dwarves march double-time in his "The Lord of the Rings" prequel, which he's shooting in a faster film speed than the Hollywood standard. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2012

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Photos: Stars take to the ice at Sundance event

Cuba Gooding Jr. and Treat Williams have some fun during the Luc Robitaille Celebrity Shoot Out as part of the Sundance Film Festival in Park City on Sunday. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2012

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Sean Penn shares film's dream of ducking stardom

Sean Penn's new movie casts him as a former rock star who turns his back on stardom and goes into exile overseas. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2012

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10 Sundance films to entertain, spark family discussion

There have been come-out-of-nowhere films from the Sundance Film Festival that are worthwhile for family viewing, with the benefit of encouraging rewarding family discussion. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2012

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Sundance Film Fest opens with 4 films, new snow

A fresh dusting of snow over Park City heralded the opening of the Sundance Film Festival. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2012

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Ticket options for 2012 Sundance Film Festival

Locals planning to attend the 2012 Sundance Film Festival that have not yet purchased passes or ticket packages should consider individual ticketing options. Read more »

Nov. 9, 2011

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Sundance Film Festival offers benefits to locals only

PARK CITY—The Sundance Film Festival is offering local-only benefits again for the 2012 festival, including free screenings, volunteer opportunities, how-to festival information and registration for tickets happening now. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2011

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Photojournalist, director Tim Hetherington of 'Restrepo' is killed in Libya

MISRATA, Libya — Two Western photojournalists including an Oscar-nominated film director were killed Wednesday in the besieged city of Misrata while covering battles between rebels and Libyan... Read more »

April 20, 2011

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Film treasures shine in Sundance documentary

"THESE AMAZING SHADOWS" — ★★★ — documentary at Sundance Film Festival Prehistoric man had his cave walls, the Egyptians had their papyrus and Gutenberg had his printing press. But where is the tale of... Read more »

Feb. 17, 2011

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Patrons hit Sundance Film Festival's final shows

Nearly all of the actors had fled the scene while some directors stayed behind to collect hardware for winning films. Gone, too, were most of the publicists and entourages that add to the sometimes... Read more »

Jan. 30, 2011

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Rob Lowe experiencing highs over latest roles

Rob Lowe is shaking things up in his career and so far the moves are paying off. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2011

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Patrick Dempsey takes on role of producer in new film

Actor Patrick Dempsey wanted to do something "completely different" with his new film "Flypaper," so he signed on as one of its producers. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2011

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About Utah: If you're dying to watch a film...

PARK CITY — I thought I'd take another shot at being a Sundance film critic. Independent people make films, independent people review them. In a tradition that dates back all the way to... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2011

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