Craig Robinson

Sundance Next Fest returns to downtown L.A. Aug. 10-13

Sundance Next Fest returns to downtown L.A. Aug. 10-13

The fifth Sundance Next Fest is set for Aug. 10-13, returning once again to the Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The weekend event has fast become a summer staple on the L.A. moviegoing calendar with its innovative mix of movies, music and live performance in a freewheeling atmosphere.

Next Fest picks a handful of titles from the year’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, and brings them to Los Angeles for their local premiere. The movie is then matched with a curated musical artist, a conversation among filmmakers or a special performance.

The 2017 Next Fest program is expected to be announced in early June.

“Think of Sundance Next Fest as a warmer...

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