Ticketed – The Sundance Institute is returning to LA for another summer rendezvous. You know, the kind where we bring one of our favorite films from the Sundance Film Festival for its LA debut. This year’s pick is the breakout hit Sorry to Bother You, and as part of the celebration, we’re also giving major kudos—aka the Sundance Institute Vanguard Award presented by Acura—to the film’s standout director, Boots Riley.
This weekend, The Sundance Institute brought a bite-sized portion of their flagship festival for the fifth year with Sundance Next Fest. Acting as an extended limb of sorts for the “Next” category in Utah’s premiere festival, the weekend showcased a wide array of upcoming visionary talent. From Janicsza Bravo’s Brett Gelman vehicle Lemon, to Marvin Lemus’ episodic tribute to Boyle Heights in Genti-Fied. That wasn’t all the fest offered, as
Ticketed – Celebrate the risk-taking artists whose stories shape and reflect our world. Join us for cocktails on the stage at the historic Theatre at Ace Hotel, followed by dinner and the presentation of this year’s Vanguard Award, recognizing a groundbreaking new independent filmmaker, to Nate Parker. Close the night with an outdoor party with interactive games, a dessert reception, and a live musical performance by DJ Jace One and