A letter from Ken Brecher

September 1997
National Forum;Fall97, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p9
Reflects on stories of films presented at the Sundance Film Festival held annually in Park City, Utah. Description of obstacles filmmakers had to overcome in order to join the festival; Institute's commitment to human narratives.


Related Articles

  • THE RUNNING OF THE INDEPENDENTS. Jeong, Kevin // Screen (10707573);Feb/Mar2010, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p22 

    The article offers information on the significance of the Chicago International Film Festival to independent filmmakers and the public in Illinois. It gives an overview of the festival and selection process. It notes the efficacy of the festivals in promoting independent films through exposure...

  • The state of independent film. Gilmore, Geoff // National Forum;Fall97, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p10 

    Assesses the status of independent films in the United States. Variations in definitions of independent cinema; Changes in the nature of the Hollywood film industry from the 1970s to the 1990s; Contribution of the annual Sundance Film Festival to the growth of independent films.

  • The Dark Side of Sundance. Stein, Joel; August, Melissa; Castronovo, Val; Cooper, Matthew; Levy, Daniel; Martens, Ellin; Rawe, Julie; Taylor, Chis; Thomas, Owen; Tyrangiel, Josh // Time;2/7/2000, Vol. 155 Issue 5, p26 

    Comments on the Sundance Film Festival. What `indies' are; Author's assertion that films are not top quality because of the lack of good scripts.

  • IN THE KNOW.  // Hollywood Scriptwriter;Apr2008, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p32 

    The article offers information on the opening of several film festivals in 2008 in the U.S. It includes the San Francisco Frozen Film Festival in July where it will bring independent filmmakers and musicians to the San Francisco Bay Area. Another is the 17th Woods Hole Film Festival on July 26...

  • Flash Dance. McAlevey, Peter // Los Angeles Magazine;Jan2001, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p48 

    Focuses on the Sundance Film Festival in the United States. Purpose of the Sundance film festival; Impact of the success of the home video business on the film festival; Factors which differentiate Sundance from other film festivals.

  • Florida dispatches Sundance delegation. Sutter, Mary // Daily Variety;01/17/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 33, p74 

    Reports that a delegation from the Florida Film Commission plans to attend the 2001 Sundance Film Festival to be held in Park City, Utah. Group's plan to promote the state to independent filmmakers.

  • On the Beat.  // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;01/30/2001, Vol. 366 Issue 38, p16 

    Comments on the 2001 Sundance Film Festival held in Utah. Prevalence of caution in the festival; Key to independent filmmaking in the United States; Impact of digital filmmaking and the Internet on independent filmmakers; Box-office performance of the movie 'Three Seasons.'

  • Heartland Festival to honor winners.  // Indianapolis Business Journal;09/29/97, Vol. 18 Issue 28, p36A 

    Features the independent films scheduled to receive Crystal Heart Awards during the sixth annual Heartland Film Festival scheduled on November 5-9, 1997, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Number of award entries; Plot of the winning entries.

  • On the job. Suttell, Scott // Crain's Cleveland Business;05/29/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 23, p14 

    Previews the Ohio Independent Film Festival, which will be held November 7-12, 2000, in Cleveland, Ohio. Evaluation of independent films of varying quality; Tasks of festival co-founders, Bernadette Gillota and Anneta Marion; Emphasis on the works of local filmmakers.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics