The Sundance Reel

Annually in January

Sundance Interviews on KPCW-2018

It's Sundance time again!

Park City's favorite local radio station and NPR affiliate is once again in the middle of the action, emotion, and filmmaking of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, running from January 18th through January 26th. Once again, our veteran news team brings fresh interviews every morning with filmmakers, industry professionals, and film festival insiders.

Times, dates, and interviewee names are subject to change.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19TH, 2018

​Hosted by Leslie Thatcher and Mark Harrington

9:00-10:00 AM

KAILASH
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Director Reinaldo Marcos Green, MONSTERS AND MEN. U.S. Dramatic Competition

Director Morgan Neville, WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?, Doc Premiere. 

Director Steve James, AMERICA TO ME, Indy Episodic.

Director Derek Doneen and Kailash Satyarthi, subject, KAILASH, U.S. Documentary Competition.

 

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SUNDANCE ON THE WEEKEND

KPCW's Rick Brough, year-round movie buff and Friday Film Review host, talks film, Sundance, and storytelling during the first weekend of this year's festival, joined by cohosts in the film industry. Producer and Writer David D'Arcy cohosts on Saturday and Stacy Dymalski, stand up comic and writer, cohosts on Sunday.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 20th, 2018

GENERATION WEALTH
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8:00-9:00 AM

Director, Marina Zenovich and Producer Alex Gibney, ROBIN WILLIAMS: COME INSIDE MY MIND, Documentary Premiere.

Director Nathaniael Kahn, THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING, U.S. Documentary Competition.

Director Maxim Pozdorovkin, OUR NEW PRESIDENT, World Cinema Competition.

Director Lauren Greenfield, GENERATION WEALTH, Documentary Premiere. 

8:00-9:00 AM

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Director Mor Loushy and Director and Producer Daniel Sivan. THE OSLO DIARIES,  World Cinema Documentary Competition.

Anne Thompson, Variety; Bob Berney, Amazon Studios; and John Sloss, Cinitec.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 21st, 2018

8:00-9:00 AM

BUTTERFLIES
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Director Christopher Winterbauer and lead actor Reid Miller, WYRM!, Shorts Program 4.

Director Jeremy CompteFAUVE, Shorts Program 3.

Director Isabella Eklof, HOLIDAY, World Cinema Dramatic Competition.

Writer/Director Tolga Karacelik, BUTTERFLIES, World Cinema Dramatic Competition.

9:00-10:00 AM

KING IN THE WILDERNESS
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Director Amy Scott and composer Heather Mcintosh, HAL, U.S. Documentary Competition.

Directors Cristina Costantini and Darren Foster, SCIENCE FAIR, Kids Program. 

Director Rupert Everette and Producer Colin Morgan, THE HAPPY PRINCE, Drama Premiere.

Director Peter Kunhardt, KING IN THE WILDERNESS, U.S. Documentary Competition.

MONDAY, JANUARY 22nd, 2018

9:00-10:00 AM

JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS
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HOSTED BY LESLIE THATCHER AND KATY WANG 

Director Jenny Mackenzie and codirectors/producers Amanda Stoddard and Jared Ruga, QUIET HEROS, Documentary Premiere. 

Director Laura Nix, INVENTING TOMORROW, U.S. Documentary Competition.

Director Matthieu Rytz, and President Anote Tong of Kiribati, ANOTE'S ARK, World Cinema Documentary Competition.

Director Susan Lacy, JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS, Documentary Premiere.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 23rd, 2018

BAD REPUTATION
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9:00-10:00 AM

HOSTED BY LESLIE THATCHER AND KATIE ELDRIDGE

Directors Betsey West and Julie Cohn, RBG, Documentary Premiere.

Directors Sophie Sartain and Roberta Grossman, SEEING ALLRED, U.S. Documentary Competition.

Director Amy Adrion, HALF THE PICTURE, Documentary Premiere.

Director Kevin Kerslake, BAD REPUTATION, Documentary Premiere.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24th, 2018

WILD WILD COUNTRY
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9:00-10:00 AM

HOSTED BY LESLIE THATCHER AND LINDA JAGER

Director Jeremiah Zagar, WE THE ANIMALS, Next.

Director Kimberly Reed, DARK MONEY, U.S. Documentary Competition.

Director Stephen Waing, CRIME + PUNISHMENT, U.S. Documentary Competition.

Director David Wain and producers Peter Principate and Jonathan Stern, A FUTILE AND STUPID GESTURE, Documentary Premiere.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25th, 2018

THE KING
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9:00-10:00 AM

HOSTED BY LESLIE THATCHER AND BARBARA BRETZ

Directors Elan and Jonathan Bogarin, 306 HOLLYWOOD, Next.

Director and Screenwriter Qasim Basir and screenwriter Samantha Turner, A BOY, A GIRL, A DREAM, Next.

Directors Chapman and Maclain WayWILD WILD COUNTRY, Special Events.

Director Eugene Jarecki, THE KING, Special Projects.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26th

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9:00-10:00 AM

HOSTED BY LESLIE THATCHER

Salt Lake Tribune film critic Sean Means

KPCW film critic Barbara Bretz

The Sundance Reel and Sundance on the Weekend are produced by Beth Fratkin .

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