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Here's how to navigate the Sundance Film Festival's virtual offerings

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In a normal year, the Sundance Film Festival is centered on the remote ski town of Park City, Utah. This obviously is not a normal year.

Sundance has shifted to a largely virtual program for 2021, with limited in-person events at satellite venues around the country. And that means audiences can access the festival, which runs Jan. 28 through Feb. 3, from anywhere.

Potential audiences can buy a full festival pass, a single-day pass or tickets to individual screenings. Festival passes and day passes are available until Jan. 22, and single tickets remain available until Feb 2. An awards winners pass will allow access to the festival's awards winners on Feb 3.

While some of the festival's starrier titles, such as the Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson's feature directorial debut documentary, "Summer of Soul (… Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)" and "Passing," the directing debut of actress Rebecca Hall starring Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga, are already sold out, there are currently still tickets available for other titles.

In hopes of fostering the same kind of excitement around a film's first screening — leading to the indefinable, uncategorizable, know-it-when-you-feel-it Sundance buzz — there will be live Q&As after each film's premiere showing, and the movies will have a limited streaming window.

More information is available at the festival's website.

 

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