Jerry Garcia

The Sundance Film Festival brings the world — through cinema's diverse lens — to Park City

The Sundance Film Festival brings the world — through cinema's diverse lens — to Park City

On the schedule are no fewer than six dramas set in Brooklyn, three documentaries involving Syria, an entire section devoted to climate change, even a documentary modestly titled "Trumped: Inside the Greatest Political Upset of All Time."

Let it not be said that the Sundance Film Festival neglects the trending hot spots of today's world.

But you already knew that. That's why you're either headed for the event beginning Thursday night in Park City, Utah, or at least planning to read all about it. Because where the independent film world is concerned, whether we're talking "Brooklyn" or "Reservoir Dogs," Sundance is the place where the future...

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