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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:15:00 GMT | By Natasha Sporn
Films and directors discovered at Sundance

The 2013 Sundance Film Festival runs from the 17th January to the 27th January in Utah



Joseph Gordon-Levitt will host this year's award ceremony on January 26th (© Mario Anzuoni/Newscom/RTR)
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  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt will host this year's award ceremony on January 26th (© Mario Anzuoni/Newscom/RTR)
  • This 1989 film saw the rise of the independent movie scene within America (© Snap Stills/REX Features)
  • Carlos Gallado starred in the action film (© Moviestore Collection/REX Features)
  • Quentin Tarantino's blockbuster was picked up at Sundance (© Moviestore Collection/REX Features)
  • Brian O'Halloran and Jeff Anderson (© Moviestore Collection/REX Features)
  • The role that launched Hugh Grant's high profile career (© Everett Collection/REX Features)
  • The basketball film was first screened at the 1994 Sundance festival (© Moviesotre Collection/REX Features)
  • Many of David O. Russell's indie films have been discovered at Sundance (© Wireimage/Getty Images)
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Actor Joseph Gordon Levitt has starred in seven major films which have premiered at the festival in Park City, Utah, and also directed a few Sundance award-winning films. This year, Gordon-Levitt will host the 2013 Award Ceremony which will be held on the penultimate day of the festival.

Over the years, many great films have come out of the festival, as big-name production companies pick up premiered films they think we will be big. So get your popcorn ready as we look back through some of the festival's biggest discoveries.

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