5 Reasons Sundance Should Definitely, Without a Doubt Come to Brooklyn

01/11/2013 3:11 PM |


The New York Post reports today that the Sundance people are in talks with the uh, Brooklyn people to possibly bring some incarnation — or maybe an entire new branch of — the festival to DUMBO. Organizers are said to be scouting a location under the Brooklyn Bridge as a possible headquarters for the event, which would be put on in conjunction with the Bloomberg-backed Independent Filmmaker Project. Since the talks are still “very early,” it seems like these developers could use a nudge. So, in the interest of the future of film and of Brooklyn, here are 5 hastily assembled but foolproof arguments in our favor. You can’t resist the pull, Robert Redford. Stop trying.