Sundance Film Festival 1985 poster. This poster was created before the use of the name "Sundance Film Festival" was official. 25 1/2" wide by 22" tall.
Now under the administration of Sundance Institute, The United States Film Festival presented over 80 feature-length films this year, including: Stranger than Paradise, The Falcon and the Snowman, Mrs. Soffel, Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community, The Killing Floor, Blood Simple, The Times of Harvey Milk, The Brother from Another Planet, The Killing Fields, and Where the Green Ants Dream. The Festival also spotlighted the work of Christopher Petit (An Unsuitable Job for a Woman, Flight to Berlin),Francois Truffaut (The 400 Blows, Day for Night), Ivan Passer (Intimate Lighting, Cutter's Way) and the students of Roger Corman. There was an emphasis on international film, with screenings of seven new Australian works alone.