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Sundance London Film and Music Festival Will Return in 2013 & 2014

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood October 22, 2012 at 1:15PM

Following the success of the first-ever Sundance London film and music festival this past April, the event will return in 2013 and 2014 to the British capital's famous martian-like venue, the O2.
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The O2 in London
The O2 in London

Following the success of the first-ever Sundance London film and music festival this past April, the event will return in 2013 and 2014 to the British capital's famous martian-like venue, the O2.

Sundance London 2013 will be take place April 25-28, with passes and tickets going on sale November 9 here. Much like the Park City fest, the London iteration focuses on presenting new work by American independent filmmakers, but to British audiences. The debut 2012 edition screened 27 films, including 14 exports from Park City, among them Lauren Greenfield's "The Queen of Versailles," Andrew Jarecki's "The House I Live In," Ry Russo-Young's "Nobody Walks," Julie Delpy's "Two Days in New York" and So Yong Kim's "For Ellen."  

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.