2012 Sundance Film Festival

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2012 Sundance Film Festival
Festival poster
LocationPark City
Hosted bySundance Institute
Festival dateJanuary 19–29, 2012

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. Archived from the original on 11 December 2011. 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. Archived from the original on April 28, 2012. Retrieved January 29, 2012.
  4. ^ Monk, Katherine. "Sundance: Interactive film, Bear 71, blurs lines between wild and wired". canada.com. Postmedia News. Archived from the original on 26 January 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2012.
  5. ^ Fulton, Ben (27 January 2012). "Sundance: A documentary about debt offers a big 'Payback'". Salt Lake Tribune. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 1 March 2012.

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