Sundance Film Festival

Coverage of the Sundance Film Festival as it turns our ski resort upside down to bring films, celebrity, heartache and stiletto heels to snowy Park City every January.

KPCW

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: 

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.

Sundance Interviews on KPCW - 2017

Dec 8, 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

Leslie Thatcher/KPCW

Fox Searchlight Pictures won a bidding war at the Sundance Film Festival for The Birth of a Nation, paying a record-setting amount for a festival film's worldwide distribution rights. As Leslie Thatcher reports, the filmmaker gives a lot of credit to the Sundance Institute.

The Sundance Reel - Friday, January 29, 2016

Jan 29, 2016
Monika Guendner / KPCW

KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher finishes up the week and The Sundance Reel today, with guest co-host, Friday Film Reviewer and Park City Attorney Mark Harrington. Guests Sean Means from The Salt Lake Tribune and Virginia Pearce from the Sundance Institute join them.

Monika Guendner / KPCW

KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher continues The Sundance Reel today, with guest co-host, and Park City Film Series Director Katy Wang.

KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher continues The Sundance Reel today, with guest co-host, and Friday Film Reviewer Barbara Bretz.

The Sundance Reel - Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Jan 26, 2016
Monika Guendner / KPCW

KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher continues The Sundance Reel today, with guest co-host, and Film Fan Katie Eldridge.

Monika Guendner / KPCW

It's a rare treat when a Sundance film has a direct tie to Utah and spot-on interest level for Parkites, but this year, The Local View host Randy Barton has found the perfect one.

Rick Brough calls in from the streets of Sundance to get the ball - and the film talk - rolling.

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