Sundance FIlm Festival

Anniversaries
4:35 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Big Anniversaries For Sundance And Slamdance Festivals

This is an anniversary year for a couple of Park City Film Festivals. While Sundance celebrates its 30th year of managing festivals, Slamdance is also celebrating its 20th year. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Sundance Film Festival
3:36 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Sundance Premieres Range From Mitt Romney To George Takei

Still from the upcoming Sundance premiere "Laggies".
Credit Sundance Institute/Barbara Kinney

The Sundance Institute unveiled its line-up of non-competition Premieres for the 2014 Festival, including 11 documentaries and 17 dramatic premieres. Rick Brough has more. 

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2014 Film Lineup
4:18 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Sundance Film Festival Announces Lineup

The Sundance Film Festival this week has been rolling out its line up for the 2014 Festival, which includes dramatic films with star names, hot-button documentaries, a new "Sundance Kids" section, and displays on Main Street in the "New Frontier" program. Rick Brough has more.

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Robert Redford Day
4:30 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Utahns Honor Robert Redford With His Own Holiday

Film actor, director, and founder of the Sundance Film Festival Robert Redford was honored by the state of Utah Saturday, with November 9th being proclaimed as Robert Redford day in Utah. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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Author/Filmmaker Event
5:45 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Alexie And Eyre Talk Film

Author and screenwriter Sherman Alexie and director Chris Eyre aired last Thursday night for a free screening of their film "Smoke Signals" which was a hit at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival.

This week, they talked to KPCW's Leslie Thatcher how they came to create a movie that is now considered an independent Native American classic. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Sundance Film Festival
5:30 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Park City Residents Begin to Plan For Sundance 2014

It's officially time for Utah residents to start planning for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. As of Tuesday, registration is open for locals-only Passes and Packages. Rick Brough has more. 

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Contract Negotiations
4:46 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Film Festival Issues On The Table

Park City's renewed contract with the Sundance Film festival is taking on a number of different issues, according to Festival co-manager Sarah Pearce. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
6:43 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Sarah Pearce On Moving the Sundance Film Festival Off MLK Holiday

  While Park City and the Sundance Institute have reached an agreement to extend their festival contract through 2026, a major part of that deal is the resolution of an issue that's been lingering for several years. That's the agreement for Sundance to move off the Martin Luther King holiday when there's a conflict on the calendar. Rick Brough has more. 

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Contract Negotiations
5:39 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Sundance Contract Extension Expected

The Park City Council today is expected to unanimously approve an extension to the Sundance Film Festival contract through the year 2026. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Local News
4:50 am
Mon September 9, 2013

Sundance Film Festival Negotiations Continue

  The Sundance Film Festival and Park City Municipal are one step closer to a long term deal, with each party agreeing to the most significant aspect of the contract - moving the Film Festival off of the Martin Luther King weekend. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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