About Sundance Film Festival London

Started in 1978 in Utah, USA, as Utah/USA Film Festival, the festival aimed to draw filmakers to the city. Several famous filmamkers of today experienced exposure and recognition, while catapulting their career from this festival. Some of these are  Paul Thomas Anderson, Steve James, Quentin Tarantino, Edward Burns, Robert Rodriguez and Kevin Smith.  In 2011, the festival expanded its boundaries and included another venue, The O2 arena, London. In London, the festival is introduced as ‘Sundance London Film and Music Festival’ and features screening of movies, and music shows performed by well known music bands to entertain the audience.

Visit: Sundance Film Festival Website

Instructions

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    History

    Sundance has its roots originating from Utah, America. Started in 1978 as Utah/US film festival to attract the film makers attention to Utah, in 1985, the festival's name was changed. This was because in 1984-1985, the Sundance institute took charge of the film festival, and changed the name to Sundance film festival. In 2011, the festival was held in London at The O2.

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    Activities

    Out of 6000 films submitted; only 120 are picked to be screened at Sundance USA, and 14 out of these are filtered to make their way to the Sundance London. The festival showcases independent films, American and international films, feature-length films and short films. Also, well-known music bands are invited to perform and give the audience an ultimate experience.

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    Important Dates

    The Sundance London film and music festival is held in the Autumn or Spring of every year.

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    Duration

    The duration of the event is 4 days.

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    How to Contact

    Sundance London can be contacted at any of the below mentioned contact numbers.

    Contact:+44 0844 858 6754 (for UK residents)
    Contact: +44 1142 249 752 (for people outside UK)

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    Location

    The O2, London, United Kingdom.

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    Tickets

    If you are interested in buying tickets for the event, then click here.

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    How to Get There

    By Tube

    The nearest tube station is North Greenwich tube station. From the tube station, move North on Millenium Way. At the roundabout, take the second exit to reach the O2 arena. View Map

    By Bus

    Bus number 108 reach the nearest bus stop of North Greenwich, North Greenwich Station (Stop D).

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