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'The Runaways' Among 2010 Sundance Non-Competition Line-Up

December 4, 2009 (7:01 am) GMT
The biopic of the 1970s all-girl band joins Kate Hudson's drama thriller 'The Killer Inside Me' as some of the movies mentioned in Premieres category of the non-competition sections.

On Thursday, December 3, Sundance Institute has announced movies which are included on the non-competition line-up of the 26th Sundance Film Festival. Among the list, there are "", a biopic starring and , and "" that has and as part of the cast. Both movies are enlisted in Premieres category.

Non-competitive categories usually focus on bigger-budget films with well-known stars and a distributor already in place. However, organizers of this year's festival have added a new section, called Next, which is dedicated to extremely low-budget movies that cost under $500,000.

Speaking about the new category, Sundance lead programmer Trevor Groth stated, "There's this whole movement of getting back to the low-budget aesthetic in storytelling, to the kind of film we'd see a couple decades ago. That's why we created this new section called Next, which is a direct response to that kind of film that's made for less." In addition to this Next category, there is another new non-competitive section called Spotlight.

The 2010 Sundance Film Festival will run January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The In-Competition list has been announced on Wednesday, December 2, while the out-of-competition sections can be seen below. More on each of the selected movies' details can be obtained via Sundance Festival 2010.

The Non-Competition line-up for the 26th Sundance Film Festival:

Premieres category*:

Next category*: Spotlight (Narrative) category*: Spotlight (Documentaries) category*: Park City at Midnight category*: New Frontier category*: *All films are from the United States unless otherwise noted.

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