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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a starring role in this year's Sundance.  She is the subject of "RBG," a documentary in the film festival.  NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg has known Ginsburg for decades.  She's in the documentary, and interviewed Ginsburg in front of a full house Sunday before the movie's premiere.   KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has the story: 

Get Ready For Sundance And Get On A Bus

Jan 15, 2018

Sundance is considered one of the busiest times of the year in Park City.  The traffic slows and snarls and sometimes locks up entirely.  For this reason, Park City Municipal is begging people to leave their cars at home and use the free public transit system.  Carolyn Murray has this:

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The city council approved a Professional Services agreement with Lochner Inc for a little over 1.3 million dollars for the State Route 248 Corridor and Safety Improvement Project.  Carolyn Murray has this report and more on Thursday’s meeting.

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Last year Sundance Film Festival officials surprised staff with a couple hours of puppy therapy. It was a huge success says Sundance Utah Advisory Board Member Katie Eldridge, so they had to do it again. Only this time, they wanted more time, more puppies and to include the volunteers.

Sundance Ticket Sales Now Open

Nov 10, 2014

Support for KPCW is provided by Sundance Institute, presenting the Sundance Film Festival January 22 through February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Sundance, Utah. Registration for locals’ individual ticket sales is now open, through December 15. For more information, visit sundance.org/tickets.

Calling all movie buffs: The 2015 Sundance Film Festival returns to Utah January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. Don’t miss your chance to see the latest and greatest independent films from the top filmmakers from around the globe.

Local filmmakers who hoped to raise $150,000 to get their film edited in time for Sundance fell short of that goal and will return the nearly $25,000 they did raise. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Two Main Street business owners are offering a $1,000 reward leading to the arrest of those who are responsible for the vandalism of two paintings in Old Town by graffiti artist Banksy.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports. 

Two pieces of graffiti artist Banksy's work were targets of criminal mischief earlier this week, with one piece completely destroyed. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Film Director Chris Eyre and screenwriter Sherman Alexie scored big in 1998 with the film "Smoke Signals", which won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival and was acclaimed as the first feature written, directed and produced by Native Americans.

But they haven't had a film successful since then. Alexie and Eyre walked to KPCW's Leslie Thatcher about coping with the changing tastes of Hollywood and the mass media perceptions of Native Americans. Rick Brough has more.

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