Jan. 28 – Feb. 2, 2021
Online Nationally: Jan. 28 – Feb. 3, 2021

2021 Sundance Film Festival, presented by The Cherokee Nation Film Office, is coming to Circle Cinema in Tulsa, OK.

Discover Together | Feel Together | Online and Beyond
Presenting the festival safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Festival Announces Screening Partnerships with Independent Cinemas and Cultural Organization


The largest independent film festival pivots to virtual and satellite screens in select cities:

  • Screenings at Circle Cinema, Tulsa, OK
  • Screenings at Admiral Twin Drive-In, Tulsa, OK, sponsored by CNFO
  • Screenings online at circlecinema.org/sundance
  • Beyond Cinema: panel discussions, filmmaker Q&As, and more local and virtual content.

ONLY SEEN IN TULSA: 12 Films Selected for Sundance Debut


Tickets Now on Sale!

  • All films will screen simultaneously at Admiral Twin Drive-In and Circle Cinema, with the exception of Prime Time on Monday, Feb. 1, which will only screen at Circle Cinema.
  • Tickets for Admiral Twin Drive-In are double-feature style, allowing admission to both festival films that day.
  • Tickets are one per vehicle, $20 for Circle Cinema Members and $25 general admission.
  • Tickets for screenings at Circle Cinema are on an individual film basis, $10 for Circle Cinema Members and $15 general admission.

Safety is the top priority.

Festival films will screen at the Admiral Twin Drive-In, sponsored by CNFO, allowing you to enjoy the experience worry-free from the comfort of your own vehicle.

For films and events indoors at Circle Cinema, COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place and strictly enforced. The Tulsa Health Department has approved these measures as meeting CDC guidelines. Read about that here.


About The Sundance Film Festival®

The Sundance Film Festival has introduced global audiences to some of the most groundbreaking films of the past three decades, including Clemency, Never Rarely Sometimes Always, Zola, On The Record, Boys State, The Farewell, Honeyland, One Child Nation, The Souvenir, The Infiltrators, Sorry to Bother You, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, Hereditary, Call Me By Your Name, Get Out, The Big Sick, Mudbound, Fruitvale Station, Whiplash, Brooklyn, Precious, The Cove, Little Miss Sunshine, An Inconvenient Truth, Napoleon Dynamite, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Reservoir Dogs, and sex, lies, and videotape. The Festival is a program of the non-profit Sundance Institute. 2021 Festival sponsors to date include: Presenting Sponsors – Acura, SundanceTV, Chase Sapphire, Adobe; Leadership Sponsors – Amazon Studios, AT&T, DoorDash, Dropbox, Netflix, Omnicom Group, Southwest Airlines® , WarnerMedia; Sustaining Sponsors – AMC, Audible, Canada Goose, Canon U.S.A., Inc., Dell Technologies, Documentary Plus, GEICO, IMDbPro, Stella Artois® , Unity Technologies, University of Utah Health, White Claw Hard Seltzer, Zoom; Media Sponsors – The Atlantic, IndieWire, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, NPR, Variety, Vulture, The Wall Street Journal. Sundance Institute recognizes critical support from the State of Utah as Festival Host State. The support of these organizations helps offset the Festival’s costs and sustain the Institute’s year-round programs for independent artists. sundance.org/festival