Does Sundance Festival Still Serve Its Purpose?

Sundance Founder Robert Redford admits the festival is now a major media event, but says the primary goal is bringing new talent to the screen. Guests discuss whether the festival succeeds in introducing fresh voices to filmgoers.

Guests:

Greg Kirschling, Entertainment Weekly

Paul Dano, actor, Little Miss Sunshine and this year's Weapons

Adam Bhala Lough, filmmaker, 2002's Bomb the System

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