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Sundance London Programme Announced; Taking Place At The O2 From April 25-27th

Frank61 Sundance London Programme Announced; Taking Place At The O2 From April 25 27th

Sundance Institute and AEG Europe have sent a press release announcing the programme of feature films, short films and panel discussions for the third Sundance London film and music festival, which takes place from the 25th to the 27th of April at The O2. Ticket packages are now available at sundance-london.com, and individual tickets will be on sale from 9:00 a.m. GMT on Friday, March 28th.

Sundance Institute, which annually presents the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, U.S.A., selected the film and panel programming. The 2014 programme continues the focus from previous years on presenting new work by independent filmmakers. Sundance London will include 21 feature films and 18 short films across five sections. Twenty-four films will make their world, international, European or UK premieres at Sundance London. Ten are by female filmmakers and seven are by first-time feature filmmakers. The films collectively received 12 awards when they premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Among the filmmakers expected to attend are Ryan Coogler, David Cross, Rose McGowan and Marjane Satrapi. All screenings will take place at Cineworld at The O2. Check out the rest of the press release after the jump.

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Prolific Character Actor James Rebhorn Dies At 65

James Rebhorn Prolific Character Actor James Rebhorn Dies At 65

James Rebhorn has died at the age of 65 from melanoma. The actor was diagnosed with melanoma in 1992 and died at home peacefully around his family. He had been receiving hospice care after being released from NYU Hospital. “He was a wonderful, wonderful man. I represented him since 1990, and I represented him for my entire career,” said his agent Dianne Busch. “He was an absolute joy to work with. He was very funny and was warm. He was drawn to projects with a social conscience. One of his favorite movies that he did was Lorenzo’s Oil because it made a difference. He had a very strong faith and loved his family. His family was extremely important to him and I saw him make career sacrifices for them.” His is survived by wife Becky, and two daughters Hannah and Emma.

As a character actor James Rebhorn built a career playing figures of authority in films such as ‘Independence Day,’ ‘Scent of a Woman,’ ‘Carlito’s Way,’ ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley,’ ‘The Game,’ ‘Cold Mountain,’ ‘Regarding Henry,’ and ‘Meet the Parents.’ Rebhorn’s vast television career includes work on ‘Seinfeld,’ ‘The Practice,’ ‘Third Watch,’ ‘Law & Order,’ ‘Boston Legal,’ ’30 Rock,’ ‘White Collar’ and as Claire Danes’s character Carrie Mathison’s father Frank Mathison on ‘Homeland.’ RIP Mr. Rebhorn.