Sundance 2024 Recap: Up and Coming Artists Bring their Talents to Iconic Film Festival

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As Sundance 2024 draws to an end, a variety of artists had a chance to showcase their talents at the iconic film festival, including many artists who have ties to the hip-hop industry. Visit for more information Ezinma a violinist, film composer, educator, and performer who has worked with renowned artists including Beyonce, Stevie […]

Source Exclusive: Jon Gosselin and Media Execs talk Hip-Hop, Internet Rumors, and how the Digital Age Impacts Public Reputations at Sundance Film Festival

Jon Gosselin and Media Execs talk Hip Hop, Internet Rumors, and how the Digital Age Impacts Public Reputations at Sundance Film Festival

As the 40th Annual Sundance Film Festival comes to a wrap, big names headlined many of the feature events and movie premieres in Park City. As always, the festival had a focus on cutting-edge and thought-provoking technology as well as panels about how the digital age continues to impact the reputation of not just celebrities, […]

Sundance Preview: Hip-hop Cultural Influence Shines Through as Sundance Film Festival Celebrates its 40th Anniversary 

Hip hop Cultural Influence Shines Through as Sundance Film Festival Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

In 2023, hip-hop celebrated its 50th anniversary. This month, the iconic Sundance Film Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary on January 18-28 in Park City, Utah. As evidenced in the films, panels, and other events, hip-hop’s cultural influence is subtly showcased in a variety of ways, from being a global musical influence spanning from Oakland […]

The Source Sundance Preview: Virtual Events and Panels


One of the few benefits of the actual Sundance film festival being canceled and moved online is that people from around the world are now able to “attend” many of the lounges and events that were once limited to in-person attendance. The events, panels, and discussions center around entertainment, technology, and other creative outlets. Most […]

Source Sundance Preview: New Frontiers

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With Sundance taking place completely online this year, visitors from around the globe will have a chance to experience the New Frontiers exhibits that were formerly done in person. Visit for more information The Inside World is a sci-fi mystery-thriller NFT game set in the networks and streets of Las Vegas.Artists Jennifer and Kevin […]

Sundance Wrap Up: Blackhouse (Virtually) Showcases Black Talent


For several years, the Blackhouse has been one of the hottest spots on Park City’s Main Street during the Sundance Film Festival. This year, the physical festival might have been canceled, but that didn’t stop the Blackhouse from packing the (virtual) house, showcasing top black talent within the entertainment industry at their virtual lounge. The […]

Technology and Hip-Hop Culture Converge at Sundance Film Festival


This year’s Sundance Film Festival was a hotbed of great new films from around the world as well as a chance for new and experienced filmmakers to showcase their art. This year, technology played a major role in the festival from an underwater VR experience to several explosive documentaries that focused on the challenges of […]

Exclusive: Ron Howard Talks His ‘Rebuilding Paradise’ Documentary


In the fall of 2018, the Camp fire wreaked havoc on the Northern California town of Paradise, destroying more than 14,000 homes, ending 85 lives, displacing tens of thousands of residents, and earning its place in history as the most destructive wildfire in California history. The fire served as a political flashpoint, drawing attention to […]

Blackhouse Announces Star-Studded Sundance Events


As Sundance Film Festival prepares to kick off this weekend, stars, celebrities, artists, and filmmakers are descending upon snowy Park City to showcase some of this year’s most highly-anticipated films, works of art, and special events. Visit for more information At the heart of the festival is the iconic Blackhouse, put on by The […]

Sundance 2020’s Diverse Lineup Promises Something for Everyone


With less than three weeks to go until the first day of the 2020 Sundance Film festival, organizers are revealing details about this year’s film, music, and panel lineup as well as special events that promise to showcase what’s next in movies, television, and cultural influence. Visit for more information The iconic festival, which […]

Sundance Film Festival Showcases Record Number of Women and Minority Filmmakers


As Sundance wraps up its final week of movie premieres, events, lounges, and exhibits, many in the entertainment industry will leave Park City with a newfound sense of fame and in all likelihood, greater opportunities for future career endeavors. For the first time in the festival’s history, a record number of participants were minorities and […]

‘Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men’ is a Hip-Hop Culture Classic


In 1937, John Steinbeck published Of Mice and Men, a novella about two men searching for an opportunity during the Great Depression and ultimately growing and finding themselves along the way. Despite the controversy surrounding the book (namely language and other adult themes), Of Mice and Men went on to become a literary classic that […]

Can’t Be Stopped: A Riveting Fusion of Art, Hip-Hop, and Culture

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Words By Zoe Zorka Visit for more information As the legendary Sundance Film Festival draws to a close, the spotlight has been on some of the best documentaries of the year. Yet few capture the true essence of a generation as well as Can’t Be Stopped, one of this year’s major indie documentary breakouts […]

The Source Exclusive: Rakim On 30 Years In Hip-Hop & Being The God MC

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Words By Zoe Zorka Visit for more information Over the past four decades, hip-hop has risen from an obscure genre to a dominating force of western culture. The Source was lucky enough to sit down with the original God-MC, hip-hop legend Rakim, following a recent show at Urban Lounge in Salt Lake City in […]

Sundance 2018: The Stuff Worth Doing

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Words By Zoe Zorka Visit for more information Ever since moving to Utah three years ago, people have asked me three things: Do you snowboard year-round? How many wives do most people have? What’s Sundance like? In response: No, it’s hotter than Satan’s armpit in the summer. I’d say about .75 wives- Utah chicks are […]

Nate Parker Births a Fellowship for Young Filmmakers

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To make one of the most anticipated films of this year, Nate Parker received financial and and industry support from the Sundance institute. With his work now finished, the multitalented man behind Birth of a Nation will pass the torch to one lucky filmmaker of color, reports the Hollywood Reporter. Visit for more information Before […]