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Sundance Next Fest brings an 'indie oasis' to Los Angeles with new movie lineup

Sundance Next Fest brings an 'indie oasis' to Los Angeles with new movie lineup

The Sundance Next Fest program was announced Wednesday, filling in most of the gaps for the fourth installment of an event that has become a Los Angeles summer fixture.

A mix of movies with post-screening events that brings films from January’s Utah-based Sundance Film Festival to Los Angeles, the festival has changed and expanded over the years. Anchored again at the Theatre at Ace Hotel, this year’s event will include the L.A. premieres of six feature films, as well as a new space known as Next Door, a free outdoor entertainment venue for attendees.

“This weekend celebration is an indie oasis in a summer of big-budget blockbusters,” John Cooper,...

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