Sundance Lineup Star-Heavy, Racially Diverse

“The competitive categories of the 2004 Sundance Film Festival will be characterized by big-name actors appearing in films by relatively unknown directors, projects influenced by Sept. 11 and a record-breaking number of projects from black filmmakers. Festival director Geoff Gilmore and director of programming John Cooper made those assessments on Monday as they unveiled three sections of the fest — the Dramatic and Documentary competitions and the American Spectrum program.”