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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. 

9:00-10:00 AM

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Director Matt TyrnauerSTUDIO 54, Documentary Premiere. 

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

Anne Thompson, Indywire; 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, and Actor Edwin ThomasTHE 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.

Producers Emma Pildes and Jessica Levin, 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 Betsy 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 and Screenwriter Joel MarcusBAD 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 Principato and Jonathan Stern, A FUTILE AND STUPID GESTURE,  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.

Executive Producer Shoshana Ungerleider, MD, THE END GAME, Shorts 2.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26th

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9:00-10:00 AM

HOSTED BY LESLIE THATCHER and KPCW film critic Barbara Bretz

Salt Lake Tribune film critic Sean Means

Director Tim Wardle, THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS. U.S. Documentary Competition.

Director Cameron Yates and Producer Laura Coxson,  CHEF FLYNN, Documentary Premiere.

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

2018 Coverage of the Sundance Film Festival is sponsored in part by:

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RX:  Early Detection A Cancer Journey with Sandra Lee

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The Sundance Reel - January 26, 2018

Jan 26, 2018

On today’s Sundance Reel, Leslie Thatcher and Barbara Bretz visit with Salt Lake Tribune film critic Sean Means; Tim Wardle, director of Three Identical Strangers; and, finally, Cameron Yates, director, and Laura Coxson, producer, of Chef Flynn.

The Sundance Reel - January 25, 2018

Jan 25, 2018

Leslie Thatcher and Barbara Bretz first interview Elan and Jonathan Bogarín, directors of 306 Hollywood.  Then Qasim Basir and Samantha Tanner talk about their movie, A Boy. A Girl. A Dream.  Next the directors of Wild Wild Country -- Chapman and Maclain Way -- stop by to chat.  The show concludes with Shoshana Ungerleider’s update on the short film End Game.

The Sundance Reel - January 24, 2018

Jan 24, 2018

This morning, Leslie and Linda first visit with Jeremiah Zagar, director of We the Animals.  Also on the program today is Stephen Maing, director of Crime + Punishment”; Kimberly Reed, who directed Dark Money; and David Wain, Peter Principato and Jonathan Stern from the film A Stupid and Futile Gesture.

The Sundance Reel - January 23, 2018

Jan 23, 2018

On today’s Sundance Reel, Leslie and Katie visit with Betsy West and Julie Cohen, in town for the premier of their documentary, RBG.  The second guests on the program are Sophie Sartain and Roberta Grossman, directors of Seeing Allred.  Then, Amy Adrion drops by to talk about her documentary, Half the Picture.  The final guests are Kevin Kerslake, and Joel Marcus from the film Bad Reputation.

The Sundance Reel - January 22, 2018

Jan 22, 2018

On today’s Sundance Reel, Leslie chats with Kenneth Turan film critic for the Los Angeles Times and NPR's morning edition. Jenny Mackenzie, Amanda Stoddard and Jared Ruga about their production of Quiet Heroes.  Then Laura Nix, director of  Inventing Tomorrow, visits the studio. Director Matthieu Rytz talks about his movie, Anote’s Ark.  Final guests are Emma Pildes and Jessica Levin, two of the producers of Jane Fonda in Five Acts.

Sundance Reel - January 21, 2018

Jan 21, 2018
Monika Guendner

Rick Brough and co-host Stacy Dymalski talk with directors, writers and actors from a variety of film styles.

Sundance Reel - January 20, 2018

Jan 20, 2018

KPCW's Rick Brough continues The Sundance Reel on the weekends with guest co-host David D'Arcy. This two-hour special continues interviews with returning and first-time directors, producers and film industry insiders.

The Sundance Reel - January 19, 2018

Jan 19, 2018

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19TH, 2018

​Hosted by Leslie Thatcher and Mark Harrington

9:00-10:00 AM

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

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