BREAKING: Sundance Film Fest now requires booster for attendees

Dec 23, 2021, 11:01 AM | Updated: 11:14 am
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PARK CITY, Utah — Sundance Film Festival will now require all attendees to have booster shots, in addition to a first round of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Before Thursday, Sundance required proof of vaccination and masks. Additionally, those working the festival as staff, talent, and press are required to test negative for COVID-19 48 hours before they arrive. 

On Thursday, another health safety provision was added. Those attending the 2022 film festival during the dates of January 20 – 30 will need to have had a booster shot as well, if they hope to keep their seat.

📢 In-Person Health Safety Protocols: In addition to requiring vaccinations and mask-wearing to maximize safety, today we’re sharing added measures—including a booster requirement for all eligible—and details on vax verification and testing hub locations.

— SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) December 23, 2021

Sundance will have attendees upload their test results and vaccine card, with proof of a booster, to a third-party app in the two days before the festival. 

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BREAKING: Sundance Film Fest now requires booster for attendees