2008 Sundance Film Festival

The 2008 Sundance Film Festival ran from January 17, 2008 to January 27 in Park City, Utah. It was the 24th iteration of the Sundance Film Festival.[1] The opening night film was In Bruges and the closing night film was CSNY Déjà Vu.

2008 Sundance Film Festival
Opening filmIn Bruges
Closing filmCSNY Déjà Vu
LocationPark City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Sundance, Utah
Hosted bySundance Institute
No. of films122
Festival dateJanuary 17–27, 2008


Out of 2,021 U.S. and 1,603 international feature-length films submitted for consideration, 121 were selected to be shown at the festival.[2]

For a list of films that were shown at the festival, see List of films at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.

Award winnersEdit


The juries at the Sundance Film Festival are responsible for determining the Jury Prize winners in each category and to award Special Jury Prizes as they see fit.[4]

Jury, Independent Film Competition: DramaticEdit

Jury, Independent Film Competition: DocumentaryEdit

Jury, World Cinema Competition: DramaticEdit

Jury, World Cinema Competition: DocumentaryEdit

  • Amir Bar-Lev, Leena Pasanen and Ilda Santiago

Jury, Shorts CompetitionEdit

Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize JuryEdit

Festival TheatersEdit


  • "2008 Sundance Film Festival Announces Awards" (PDF). 2008-01-26. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-06-25.
  1. ^ a b "Sundance Film Festival 2008 Film Guide" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-06-25. Retrieved 2007-12-15.
  2. ^ "2008 Sundance Film Festival Announces Films in Competition" (PDF). 2007-11-28. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-06-25.
  3. ^ "Sleep Dealer Wins Alfred P. Sloan Prize at 2008 Sundance Film Festival" (PDF). 2008-01-25. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-06-25.
  4. ^ "2008 Sundance Film Festival Announces Jury Members" (PDF). 2008-01-07. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-06-25.

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