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The first film lined up for this year's Sundance London has been unveiled.

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The Sundance Institute has unveiled a broad programme of screenings, panels and music events lined up for The O2 as its compact festival returns for a second year.

Tickets are on sale now for the April 25-28 gathering, which continues to the themes of 2012 with a focus on new works by independent film-makers and an exploration of the boundaries between sound and image.

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The array of films and music events have been judged, if only informally, by the hundreds of people who attended the four-day Sundance London festival at The O2.

But the most important decision hangs in the balance - is it coming back?

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Music and movies have taken equal billing in the Sundance London festival, which runs over the weekend, and an evening with festival founder Robert Redford and hypercool music maestro T Bone Burnett was the perfect confluence of the two art forms.

At his press conference, Redford had been keen to push both strands of the festival suggesting that a hybrid of the two was fast becoming the next generation of the artform.

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The O2 in North Greenwich received a rousing endorsement from movie star Robert Redford as he flew in to attend the four-day Sundance London festival.

Speaking at a press conference in Screen 7 at the Cineworld cinema, he said: "This theatre - my God! We should be lucky to have a theatre like this. We don't come close to anything like this. Our venues include a converted library."

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