April 8, 2013
April 2013 sees the Sundance Film Festival return to London's 02 arena for a second year, to entertain visitors and locals alike
The Sundance Film Festival was founded by
, in 1978, and has been showcasing small-budget, independent films from outside the
system since then. It quickly became one of the most well-renowned film festivals in the world, and is now returning to
for a second year. Millennium & Copthorne Hotels has
six hotels in London
, which all offer convenient access to the O2 arena and many of
popular sights and attractions.
Feature films showing over the four days include 'Blood Brother', a documentary about the thousands of Indian children living with HIV, which successfully walks the line between informative, uplifting and devastating. Also featuring will be 'Blackfish', a film examining whether killer whales should be kept in captivity and 'Metro Manila', a fast-paced action thriller set in the centre of the poverty-stricken capital of
There will also be a 'shorts' programme, filmmaker question & answer sessions after each screening, live music each night and panel discussions. Discussions will include 'The Art of the Score: An Afternoon with
', the Musical Director of Casino Royale, Godzilla and
2012 Olympic Games, and 'Senses of Humor/Humour: The Art of Comedy' where a group of UK and US comedians battle it out to be the funniest!
A special event will be taking place on the opening night of
, where the Eagles will take part in an extended question & answer session after the screening of their documentary 'History of the Eagles-Part One', which covers the history of the band in their own words.
is also set to make an appearance later on in the week, to moderate an extended question & answer session with director and screenwriter
Why not use this opportunity to visit the capital and enjoy something a little different? Millennium & Copthorne Hotels have six properties across
, which all offer outstanding customer service, a great selection of facilities and fantastic locations.
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