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Sundance’s legacy is long, and long-lasting, in Utah’s film community

Sundance’s legacy is long, and long-lasting, in Utah’s film community

by Ben Fulton
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Jan 20, 2013 11:00AM MDT

Asking how the Sundance Film Festival has altered the film tastes of Utah audiences is similar to asking whether The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints affects the state’s religious landscape.
Of course the festival has influenced local film tastes, vendors and scholars say. Yet given the complex interplay of cause and effect, and current changes in film exhibition and distribution, it’s sometimes difficult to gauge.
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