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About The Spirit of Sundance

A group of Elon University students experiencing the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

Things we’ll Remember Most from Sundance 11

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Skiing then Homework

Surprisingly, it was only myself and 3 other Elon students that decided to go skiing in Park City today. It was an absolutely beautiful day. It was even warm. I found myself delayering quickly. I’ve only gone skiing five times … Continue reading

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“How Did This Even Get into Sundance?”

The Sundance Film Festival is widely considered to be one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, yet somehow, the occasional stinkers make its way into the lineup. Unfortunately, I happened to be present for the screenings of … Continue reading

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Day of Death

Little Birds I didn’t know what to expect before seeing this film. All I know is that I was very hipster/indie looking film about two girls coming of age. Well, that was accurate but what I didn’t know is that … Continue reading

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The Elon at Sundance “Grand Jury”

After having a few days to reflect on our Sundance experience, I wanted to see if the group agreed or disagreed with the Sundance Grand Jury’s selections. The Elon at Sundance “Grand Jury” is a bit different given that we … Continue reading

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Crazy for “Like Crazy” (The Male Response)

The unwritten “rules of manhood” might suggest that seeing a romantic drama sans one’s girlfriend/wife, and/or with no prodding/promises from said significant other makes you less of a man. I would tend to agree with that in most cases. Films … Continue reading

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Themeology of Sundance 2011

Sundance is all about making a statement. From films with titles like Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same to serious documentaries like Reagan, the festival seeks to spark conversation among its wider audiences. With that in mind, I have taken the liberty … Continue reading

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