Park City Film Series

The Park City Film Series has had the concession contract with the Sundance festival for the past 22 years, bringing in food from local businesses and amassing an army of volunteers to cover the long hours of operation.  It’s an important fund-raising event for the organization.   Carolyn Murray has this:

This Green Earth December 26, 2017

Dec 26, 2017

Park City Film Series Executive Director, Katy Wang joins us first.  She recaps the environmental films and documentaries the PCFS showed during 2017.  She also covers two films coming up in January including one about Bill Nye.  Then Chris and co-host Erin Bragg cover some local energy-related topics including wasteful snow-melt systems and, the City and County's "No Idling Ordinance"; what it is and why it's important to abide by this ordinance for the benefit of our environment and our children.  

to Obituary for Irene Cho in San Francisco Chronicle

A memorial will be held at the Kimball Art Center in early October for Irene Cho -- an independent film producer and an activist in the Park City film scene -- who died last month. Rick Brough has more.

Programming Director Retires From Film Series

Jun 6, 2017
George Dymalski

The long time Programming Director for the Park City Film Series is retiring.  George Dymalski spent two decades helping to program and provide technical support for the non- profit.  Carolyn Murray has more:

For those who have always wanted to know more about the master craft of wine making, the Park City Film Series brings the feature length documentary, “Decanted”, to the Jim Santy Auditorium.  There’s a special wine tasting event beforehand and Carolyn Murray has more on the details.

As part of the 10th annual Filmmakers Showcase, the Park City Film Series will be showing the award winning documentary Peace Officer as a stand-along film on Sunday. Leslie Thatcher has more.

PC READS, the non profit group that advocates for dyslexic students presented a free screening of the documentary Dislecksia the Movie Thursday. Leslie Thatcher spoke with the filmmaker Harvey Hubbell and one of the panelists Jack Amiel that followed the screening. More information is here: https://www.facebook.com/ParkCityREADS

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Scott Loomis, Executive Director of Mountainlands Community Housing Trust about the new, affordable 28-unit Richer Place Apartments now under construction. Park City manager Diane Foster and Alfred Knotts City Transportation Manger discuss a proposed Interlocal Agreement to build new interior roads as part of the Park City School District's Kearns Campus. The Park City Film Series is showing unReal on Saturday night.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County planner Ray Milliner about the proposed Pace Meadows Ranch Rezone for 400,00 square feet of mixed use development and 25 units. Summit County sheriff Justin Martinez comes in for a bi-monthly update. Tim Matsui talks about the special screening of his film, The Long Night, playing at the Prospector Theater Thursday night and Craig McCarthy invites you to the Summer Kickoff Mixer and Expo on Thursday.  Free food!

ON today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County council member Kim Carson about the Silver Creek Development Agreement and whether bikers should be allowed in the off-leash dog park, Runamuck. Park City school superintendent Ember Conley and PCHS principal Bob O'Connor address the concerns raised by students and staff on re-purposing the high school library into a Media Center and new home for the PCCAPS program. Finally Park City Film Series director Katie Wang highlights tonight's SUP movie as well as this weekend's screening of Merchants of Doubt.

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