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Bingham Ray, 57, indie film exec

Nick Ut/Associated Press/file 2004

Bingham Ray was president of United Artists for several years.

PARK CITY, Utah - Filmmaking executive Bingham Ray has died while attending the Sundance Film Festival. He was 57.

The San Francisco Film Society said Mr. Ray died yesterday. He was hospitalized Saturday after an apparent stroke while attending the annual showcase of independent film in Park City, Utah. The exact cause of death was not released.

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Mr. Ray served as president of United Artists for several years, where he shepherded such films as “Bowling for Columbine’’ and “Hotel Rwanda.’’ He also worked at Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, where he developed marketing and distribution plans for films including “Death at a Funeral’’ and “Lars and the Real Girl.’’ The Sundance Institute called Mr. Ray’s contributions to independent film “indelible.’’

He leaves his wife, three children, and two sisters.

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