• Sundance Film Festival Co-Founder Charged With Sexually Abusing a Child

    10 days ago - By Time

    A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s has been charged with sexual abuse of a young girl.
    Sterling Van Wagenen, 71, is accused of inappropriately touching a girl on two occasions between 2013 and 2015, according to a probable cause statement filed with the charges on April 4. The alleged abuse occurred in two northern Utah cities when the girl was between the ages of 7 and 9, online court records show.
    Van Wagenen's attorney, Steven Shapiro, declined to comment. Van Wagenen didn't return an email and phone call. He...
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  • Sundance Festival co-founder charged with sex abuse

    10 days ago - By NBC News

    Sterling Van Wagenen, Oscar-winning filmmaker and co-founder of the Sundance Film Festival, has been charged with sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl.
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  • Sundance Film Festival co-founder charged with sex abuse

    10 days ago - By Miami Herald

    A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s has been charged with sexual abuse of a young girl. Sterling Van Wagenen,...
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