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Posted on Wed, Dec 7, 2011 : 3:30 p.m.

Sundance Film Festival USA returning to the Michigan Theater

By Staff

The Sundance Institute has again selected the Michigan Theater as an official venue of the Sundance Film Festival USA.

Sundance Film Festival USA introduces the festival experience to film-loving audiences in Ann Arbor during the Utah festival, which runs Jan. 19-29 in Park City. An official Sundance Selection (yet to be named) will screen at the Michigan Theater on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m., and there will be a Q&A with the film director.

The Michigan will also host a second Sundance event on Sunday, Jan. 29 called Sundance Shorts. This screening is at 7 p.m. and it features the best Sundance short films from the past year, including documentaries.

Reserved seats are priced at $15 for each event, or $25 for both, and go on sale Friday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. at and all Ticketmaster outlets. Charge by phone at 800-745-3000. For more information, visit

Here's the official list of theaters hosting Sundance Film Festival USA in 2012: The Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Michigan; Coolidge Corner Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts; BAM in Brooklyn, New York; Music Box Theatre in Chicago, Illinois; Sundance Cinemas Houston in Houston, Texas; Belcourt Theatre in Nashville, Tennessee; Enzian Theater in Orlando, Florida; Sundance Kabuki Cinemas in San Francisco, California; and The Loft in Tucson, Arizona.