2015 Sundance Film Festival

KPCW heralds the return of the Sundance Film Festival to Park City in 2015 with new interviews, stories and social media posts.

Sundance stories from throughout the year appear on this page as well, and we'll have a fresh version of our brochure of tips and TP, Where the Bathrooms Ar​e. (See last year's brochure here.)

2015 Sundance Film Festival

  • Thursday, January 22 - Sunday, February 1, 2015
  • Townie Tuesday - Tuesday, January 27, 2015
  • Best of Fest - Monday, February 2, 2015

KPCW's coverage will include:

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The Sundance Reel, featuring KPCW News Director paired with local co-hosts.

Thursday & Friday, January 22 &23, then Monday -Friday, January 26-30 from 9 to 10 AM.

The Sundance Reel meets with directors, producers, screenwriters and festival organizers to give an in-depth perspective on films during this year's festival.

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Sundance on the Weekend, featuring Rick Brough and local co-hosts.

Saturday, January 24 and Sundance, January 25 from 8 to 10 AM.

The fun continues with pop culture savant Rick Brough and his movie-savvy co-hosts. Quirky films, returning directors and reviving careers find their way on this show.

Press Agents:

To request an interview on one of KPCW's shows, contact producer Beth Fratkin.

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2015 Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival says it has worked out the bugs of its new ticketing system and says passes and ticket packages will go back on sale on Thursday. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Sundance Film Festival officials met with their ticketing company after a miserable failure for patrons to purchase ticket packages and festival passes to Sundance 2016. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council Member Kim Carson. Park City Council Candidate Dan Portwood talks about his qualifications for the office. Sundance Film Festival Managing Director Sarah Pearce addresses Wednesday's ticketing system failure and Kim Kerr with Sunrise Rotary has details how non profit organizations can apply for a grant.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Planners Ray  Milliner and Jennifer Strader about Tuesday's Snyderville Basin Planning Commission meeting. Glenn Wright with Project for a Deeper Understanding has details on Tuesday's panel to discuss the $56 million school bond. Sundance Film Festival Director Sarah Pearce has details about Wednesday's sale of Sundance 2016 passes and ticket packages.

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On today's Local news Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County council member David Ure and gets his take on Tesoro's announcement that the pipeline is on permanent hold and the toughening up of the county's anti-idling ordinance. Sundance Managing Director Sarah Pearce and Park City Chamber Bureua director Bill Malone discuss the release of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival  Economic Impact findings which pumped more than $83 million into the Utah economy. Actors in this weekend's Youth Theater production of Alice in Wonderland talk about their roles and Mrs.

When the dust settles from the Sundance Film Festival, the effects still linger in the  community linger …in various ways.  For one former Park City resident, the infusion of creativity and curiosity that comes with Sundance, along with a trip to Cuba, her life was changed forever.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Today on The Sundance Reel, Leslie Thatcher invites KPCW film and book reviewer Barb Bretz to talk movies. Barb has taken on the unenviable goal of watching 35 films this festival and has already knocked out 25. That averages more than four films a day, but keeps them straight by reviewing each one immediately on her blog.

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Bonus Interview:

KPCW

Solidly into the B week of the Sundance Film Festival, and filmmakers continue to beat a path to the KPCW studios to talk with News Director Leslie Thatcher and her co-host Film Reviewer Linda Jager for Day 7 of The Sundance Reel.

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Bonus Interview:

The Sundance Reel - January 27, 2015

Jan 27, 2015
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The Sundance Reel returns for Sundance Film Festival, Day 6, and local film aficionado Katie Eldridge joins Leslie Thatcher as co-host.

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Individual Interviews:

Bryan Carberry, Clay Tweel, directors, Finders Keepers, U.S. Documentary Competition

Upcoming Local Screenings

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