2012 Sundance Film Festival

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2012 Sundance Film Festival
Festival poster
Location Park City
Hosted by Sundance Institute
Festival date January 19–29, 2012
Language English
Website sundance.org/festival

The 2012 Sundance Film Festival took place from January 19 until January 29, 2012 in Park City, Utah.[1]

64 short films were selected for the festival from 7,675 submissions, including 27 international shorts from 3,592 submissions.[2]

Award winners[edit]


The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) web documentary Bear 71 premiered January 20 in an installation at the festival's New Frontier multimedia program.[4] The NFB documentary Payback, based on Margaret Atwood's Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth, and the documentary A Place at the Table, also premiered at the festival.[5]


  1. ^ "Festival Info". Sundance Institute. Retrieved 15 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "2012 Sundance Film Festival Announces Short Film Program". Sundance Institute. Retrieved 15 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "2012 Sundance Film Festival Announces Awards". sundance.org. January 28, 2012. Retrieved January 29, 2012. 
  4. ^ Monk, Katherine. "Sundance: Interactive film, Bear 71, blurs lines between wild and wired". canada.com. Postmedia News. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  5. ^ Fulton, Ben (27 January 2012). "Sundance: A documentary about debt offers a big 'Payback'". Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved 1 March 2012. 

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