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Day 10 Kicks of our last weekend.

The Votes Are In: Celebrate the 2023 Award-Winners

Our jurors and audiences have voted, and we’re thrilled to announce the award-winners of this year’s Fest! Congratulations to Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson (Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project) who were awarded the U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic; Luke Lorentzen (A Still Small Voice) who was presented with the Directing Award: U.S. Documentary; Sing J. Lee (The Accidental Getaway Driver) who received the Directing Award: U.S. Dramatic; and Anna Hints (Smoke Sauna Sisterhood), who was presented with the Directing Award: World Cinema Documentary. Voters also honored Radical as the Festival Favorite, the cast of Theater Camp with the U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award: Ensemble, and others at the annual awards ceremony in Park City. Explore the entire list of winners and cheers to these outstanding artists and films.

End your Festival experience with a bang — add a few more screenings! Need some ideas on what to watch as we near the end of the Festival? Visit our Highlights page where we have recaps of nearly every single film that screened this year. Read about the exclusive in-person Q&As with directors and casts, explore themes, and get to know the inspiration behind each film.

Film still of ‘Last Things’

What’s Screening Online

KOKOMO CITYLast Things, and MAMACRUZ are just a few of the films available to stream online now. Purchase your tickets to these screenings as we near the end of the Fest!

Film still of ‘Murder in Big Horn’

What’s Screening in Park City

As you round out your Fest journey on the mountain, add one last film (or maybe a few) to your list. PassagesMy AnimalShort Film Program 6Murder in Big Horn, and Rye Lane are among the films screening today in Park City.

Film still of ‘The Eight Mountains’

What’s Screening in Salt Lake City

The Eight MountainsPoacherChanshiOther People’s ChildrenEileen, and Short Film Programs 3 and 5 are all screening in Salt Lake City today, among others. Spend the final days of the Fest chatting about your favorite films at HallPass or Copper Common. And don’t forget to snag some last-minute merch!

Stacy’s Root to Rise market at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival.

Stacy’s at Sundance

Official Sponsor Stacy’s Pita Chips hosted the Roots to Rise Market, featuring women story-tellers and entrepreneurs from the Stacy’s Rise program. Learn more about how Stacy’s supports women and the Stacy’s Rise project!


Day 10 Honors 2023 Award Winners, Celebrates Return to Utah and Hybrid Success

Filmmakers and subjects of KOKOMO CITY at their film premiere.
“This year’s Festival has been an extraordinary experience,” said Sundance Institute’s CEO Joana Vicente in her opening remarks at yesterday’s awards ceremony. “The artists that comprise the 2023 Sundance Film Festival have demonstrated a sense of urgency and dedication to excellence in independent film. Today’s award winners highlight our programs’ most impressive achievements in the current moment of cinematic arts.”

Audiences and artists gathered at The Ray Theater in Park City, Utah, yesterday as the 2023 Festival winners were announced. The spirit in the theater was of collective joy and excitement for everything that this year’s cohort has accomplished. Swells of applause, shouts, and tears erupted every time a winner was announced.


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