The 2014 Sundance Film Festival, supported by the Foundation for eleven years, will feature a suite of Sloan events from January 16-26 in Park City, Utah. These include: a Sloan science-in-film panel preceded by a ‘sizzle reel’ of Sloan-winning films; a reception and award ceremony for the Sloan feature film prize, the Sloan commissioning grant and the Sloan screenwriting lab fellowship; and a formal presentation at the Closing Night Awards Ceremony. Included in this year’s program is a Sloan-supported short film by an NYU student, Frances Bodomo, about the Zambian space race in the 1960s called Afronauts. The Sundance Institute is the recipient of a current two-year $500,000 Sloan grant to support a science and technology program at Sundance that includes film fellowships, film prizes, and film panels and outreach.
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