Offering the best of Sundance and New England, this little festival makes a strong showing, climbing to the top of the local scene in just three years.

By Ty Burr
Globe Staff / April 17, 2005

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The screenings are still spread out too widely across the Brookline-to-Somerville axis. There will be no glamorous Hollywood stars in attendance. None of the movies will ever be runaway multiplex blockbusters. Yet in only its third year, the Independent Film Festival of Boston has become the major game in town: a smartly programmed and risk-taking festival that balances ''big" indie ... (Full article: 1073 words)

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