The real deal Acquisitions execs and the Sundance fest get serious about documentaries

Dunkley, Cathy; Swart, Sharon
January 2004
Daily Variety;1/14/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 12, pA1
Trade Publication
Analyzes the films exhibited in the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. Strong expectations on Stacy Peralta's surfing documentary "Riding Giants"; Increasing importance given to documentary films and its potential as box office successes; Dark-themed films and comedies to be exhibited during the festival; Forecasted films that will perform well at the box office.


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