With the Sundance Institute entering its 30th year of operating Park City independent-film festival, founder Robert Redford marked the occasion by talking about some of the filmmakers they've been able to introduce to the world, and about adapting to changes in movie making. Rick Brough has more.
As the Sundance Film Festival celebrates its 30th year, the team who produces the festival and all of the other programs of the Sundance Institute say sticking to the original mission has brought success and opportunity to take risks. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
KPCW's News Director Leslie Thatcher turns her attention to the Sundance Film Festival for the next week, with interviews of documentary and festure filmmakers. Joined by KPCW Producer Beth Fratkin for today's show.
As usual, Robert Redford opened the Sundance Film Festival with a Thursday press conference in Main Street's Egyptian Theater. But this year, the conversation also noted the snub Redford ogt from Oscar - not receiving a Best Actor nomination for the seas survival story All Is Lost.
Redford said he wasn't upset, but he said inaction by the film's distributor likely led to the film's weak Oscar showing. Rick Brough has more.