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Sundance Film Festival to offer discounted ‘locals-only’ program for 2022

The Sundance Film Festival has announced new details on some locals-only opportunities for the 2022 festival that’s scheduled for January 20-30. The Local Lens program focuses on providing new and returning film lovers who live in Utah free or discounted screenings.Festival Director Tabitha Jackson says their filmmakers “value and enjoy the chance to get to know our local Festival community up close and personal.” She says this year will give Utahns a wide range of options in how they choose to attend the festival, whether it be in person or online.

For Utahns interested in attending the whole festival, there will be a 20% discount available starting on December 17 through January 3. The package includes ten in-person tickets for screenings during the festival.

People who attend the festival must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least two weeks prior to the event. Masks will also be required inside and in lines.

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