Sundance

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.

The trials and tribulations of being a teen was again a featured topic in this summer's crop of films. Friday Film Reviewer Linda Jager is here with her take on the 2013 favorite, "The Spectacular Now".

The Friday Film Review is sponsored by the Utah Film Center.

As part of the Park City Kimball Arts Festival's After Dark programming, the documentary movie "Muscle Shoals" will be screened Friday night at the Town Lift Plaza just after sunset. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

For his Friday Film Review, Rich Brough looks back on the highlights of Sundance 2013, and especially the Festival’s major award winner.

As the 2013 Sundance Film Festival moves into its last several days, the buzz from the festival gives it glowing reports with quality films and documentaries that communicate the big messages in the world today. Lynn Ware Peek has more.