Films connected to Utah Film Center will be featured at Sundance 2023

Keep a look out this festival season as Utah Film Center proudly presents films affiliated with our organization at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival 

As the 2023 Sundance Film Festival embarks on an expanded hybrid format, this year is sure to impress with almost 16,000 film entries – making it the most competitive year in Sundance’s history. The 110 feature films chosen showcase a global perspective and diverse stories, with over 28 countries represented and 36% being first-time filmmakers.

Among the incredibly brilliant competition, Utah Film Center is delighted to announce that three projects supported by our non-profit organization through Fiscal Sponsorship, programmed by us, or produced by our Co-Founder and Board Chair Geralyn White Dreyfous have been chosen in the feature film selection and will be screened at Sundance Film Festival 2023.

Films to be on the lookout for:

Plan C

Director: Tracy Droz Tragos

A hidden grassroots organization doggedly fights to expand access to abortion pills across the United States, keeping hope alive during a global pandemic and fall of Roe v. Wade.

Fiscally sponsored through Utah Film Center

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Going Varsity in Mariachi

Directors: AlejandraVasquez, Sam Osborn

In the competitive world of high school mariachi, the musicians from the South Texas borderlands reign supreme. Under the guidance of coach Abel Acuña, the teenage captains of Edinburg North High School’s acclaimed team must turn a shoestring budget and diverse crew of inexperienced musicians into state champions. 

Executive Produced by Geralyn White Dreyfous

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It’s Only Life After All

Director: Alexandria Bombach

Blending 40 years of home movies, film archives, and intimate present-day vérité, a poignant reflection from Amy Ray and Emily Saliers of iconic folk-rock duo Indigo Girls. A timely look into the obstacles, activism, and life lessons of two queer friends who never expected to make it big. 

Executive Produced by Geralyn White Dreyfous

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Utah Film Center couldn’t be more proud of the films it is associated with at Sundance Film Festival 2023. Independent film gives access to emerging filmmakers and independent artists – allowing them to cultivate diverse stories by providing space for marginalized voices. Utah Film Center’s Fiscal Sponsorship program simplifies the funding process for independent filmmakers, allowing them to make movies that connect communities and tell new stories. Visit our Fiscal Sponsorship page for more information.  

We look forward to getting out and enjoying the festival experience this January showcasing a spectacular collection of independent films and gathering with fellow film lovers alike.

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