2017 Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Interviews on KPCW - 2017

Oct 31, 2017
KPCW

It's Sundance time again!

Park City's favorite local radio station, KPCW, is once again in the middle of all the action, emotion and filmmaking of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, running January 19th through January 29th. Once again, our veteran news team brings fresh interviews every morning with filmmakers, industry professionals and film festival insiders.

Times, dates and interviews names are subject to change.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017

Ola-ola / KPCW

Winner of the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, Ingrid Goes West opens in theaters today. Linda Jager has this week's Friday Film review of the social media-themed dark comedy. 

Park City To Address Sundance Traffic

Mar 17, 2017

Thursdays City Council meeting included review of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.  Traffic congestion, sponsorship issues and neighborhood impacts were included in the discussion.  Carolyn Murray was at the meeting and has this. 

Film Roundtable - February 4, 2017

Feb 4, 2017
KPCW

KPCW Film Reviewers take a look back on this year's Sundance Film Festival as well as peek ahead to this month's Oscar nominations.

Melissa Allison

In spite of the freezing winds, slushy snow and crazy hours, more than 2,000 volunteers have come from all over the world to work at the Sundance Film Festival. Regardless of their diverse backgrounds, Senior Manager for the Volunteer Program Melissa Bowers said, they’re like a family and this year they’ve outdone themselves.

The Sundance Film festival isn’t just for movie lovers and industry pros.  They’re offering more music than ever this year in a variety of venues.  Music events start this Friday and will run daily through next Friday.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Leslie Thatcher

The Sundance Film Festival isn't just about film - and one of the programs - New Frontier - continues to expand the way we tell stories. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has a preview of this year's program.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Sundance Transit Manager Brian Cambria. Erik Esquivel is the new Latino Community Outreach Specialist for the Park City School District. He talks about projects he's working on. Tom Kelly with the US Ski and Snowboard Association has the weekly team update and Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Brian Hanton is in with his monthly update.

If you've been eagerly waiting for that email notifying you of your time slot to purchase tickets as part of your Sundance film Festival ticket package, you'll have to wait a bit longer. Those who purchased ticket packages to the 2017 Sundance Film Festival were supposed to be able to log onto their accounts on Tuesday and learn what time they could return online to purchase their individual tickets.  But that hasn’t happened. Sundance has since sent out emails informing their patrons of the technical issues.

A sequel to Al Gore's environmental documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" will kick off the 2017 Sundance Film Festival — 11 years after the original film debuted in Park City. Rick Brough has more.

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