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Faith and Films at Sundance

Faith and Films at Sundance

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

February 13, 2019

  The Sundance Film Festival isn’t the first place that you’d think that a group of Christians would gather. Sundance is more known for pride, celebrity and cutting-edge films than for explorations of faith. For the organizers and attendees of the 2019 Windrider Forum, however, Sundance is a p...

Sundance: ‘The Farewell’ is a Moving, Gently Funny Family Portrait

Sundance: ‘The Farewell’ is a Moving, Gently Funny Family Portrait

By Josh Petersen

February 1, 2019

  Hiding your true emotions is hard. Losing a loved one is harder. To face both at the same time might be impossible. In “The Farewell,” a warm and winning film from writer-director Lulu Wang, twenty-something Billi (Awkwafina) is a struggling writer living in New York City. When Billi...

Sundance: What to Watch For

Sundance: What to Watch For

By Josh Petersen

January 29, 2019

  Over the next two weeks, thousands of visitors will flock to snowy Park City for something other than the town’s famous ski resorts. For movie fans, the ideal winter destination is the Sundance Film Festival, which runs from Jan. 24 to Feb. 3 this year. It is the largest independent film festival in the United States. Founded in 1978, the Sundance Film Festival is arguably the most not...

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