Your Guide to Navigating the Sundance Film Festival

How to Navigate this years Sundance Film Festival

Independent cinema’s biggest event starts this week in Utah, kicking off the 2019 movie season. The Festival will begin on Thursday, January 24th and run through February 3, 2019.

Tips for Attending Sundance

  • Dress warmly. It always snows during Sundance
  • Embrace the wait lines. …
  • Don’t focus on the big name blockbusters. …
  • Use the buses. …
  • Plan ahead for movie tickets and events. …
  • Don’t rent a car. … use the free bus or Sundance free shuttles.
  • Eat out and eat in. …Our 7 Tips to Navigate Sundance has some great dining tips.
  • Most Importantly, Get out and play.  Park City has something for everyone.
  • And…you don’t need a ticket to experience all the free activities during Sundance.

Robert Redford, President and Founder of Sundance Institute, said, “Society relies on storytellers. The choices they make, and the risks they take, define our collective experience. This year’s Festival is full of storytellers who offer challenges, questions and entertainment. In telling their stories, they make difficult decisions in the pursuit of truth and art; culture reaps the reward.”

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile – The drama about serial killer Ted Bundy is the “most anticipated” movie debuting at this year’s Sundance Film Festival according to Internet Movie Database reports.  READ MORE ABOUT THE FILM


The 2019 festival promises resonant nonfiction films, along with the usual mix of directorial debuts and intriguing new talent. A serial killer, an art critic, a prison inmate, a rodeo clown, zombies, snake handlers and a congressional investigation are central figures in some of the most buzzworthy movies debuting at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, according to data from the website IMDdPro. Many more premieres, docs, and competition features will screen over the next two weeks in Park City, Utah, but each year at Sundance, audience hype yanks a film from the shadows. DAVID SIMS is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he covers culture. Read his take on the films to watch out for:

Here are a few more links to help you experience Sundance.

VALUABLE SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL LINKS

Sundance Film Festival Program

Sundance Film Festival Tickets 

7 Useful Tips to Navigating Sundance.

2019 Sundance Film Festival Films Announced


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