Beggars banquet Friends and family are key financiers behind Sundance's dramatic pics

Kaufman, Anthony
January 2004
Daily Variety;1/14/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 12, pA3
Trade Publication
Discusses the independent financing for motion pictures exhibited at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. Inadequate theatrical distribution for the independent films; Decrease in the number of films submitted to the festival; Friends and family members financially supporting independent film producers and directors. INSETS: COMPETISH BACKERS;SHORT TAKES;SHORT TAKES.


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