Sundance Cinemas

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Sundance Cinemas LLC is a movie theatre chain founded by Robert Redford's Sundance Group and owned by AMC Theatres that aims to showcase independent, documentary and foreign-language films as well as some studio projects. Its headquarters is in Westlake Village, California.[1][2]

The first cinema, Sundance 608, opened May 11, 2007 at the Hilldale Shopping Center in Madison, Wisconsin, and contains six stadium-seated auditoriums, along with a cafe, bistro, bar, rooftop bar, and Gallery 608, which sells local and Sundance-related arts and merchandise. A second cinema, the Sundance Kabuki located in Japantown in San Francisco, California, re-opened on December 14, 2007 after being an AMC theater. Sundance Cinema's third theater, Sundance Cinemas Houston, is located within the Bayou Place development in downtown Houston, Texas. The new 8-screen theater opened in November 2011 after a $2.25 million renovation. Additional locations opened in West Hollywood in 2012 and Seattle in 2013.[1]

On October 6, 2015, it was announced that Carmike Cinemas has acquired Sundance Cinemas for $36 million.[3] Carmike is now owned by AMC Theatres.

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  1. ^ "FAQ." Sundance Cinemas. Retrieved on December 7, 2011. "Sundance Cinemas LLC Westlake Village, CA,"
  2. ^ "Registration of Lobbyist for use in 2007." City of Madison. Retrieved on December 7, 2011. "32998 Denver Springs Drive" "Westlake Village, CA 91361"
  3. ^ Lieberman, David. "Carmike Agrees To Pay $36M For Sundance Cinemas". Deadline. Retrieved 6 October 2015. 
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