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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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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KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher reclaims the Sundance Reel today, with guest co-host, and Friday Film Reviewer Linda Jager.

The Sundance Reel - Sunday, January 24, 2016

Jan 24, 2016
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Sundance on the Weekend continues with Rick Brough and special guest host Stacy Dymalski. Today's show is a special extended show with bonus interviews.

Renai Bodley / KPCW

UPDATE 2:34 PM  

The following statement was issued by Summit County:

Agreement Reached to Stop Flights

Summit County and helicopter companies come to an agreement to halt operations.

As of 1:00 PM, the helicopter companies agreed to stop operating. There will be no more flights in connection with Sundance and without obtaining the necessary land use approvals.

The Sundance Reel - Saturday, January 23, 2016

Jan 23, 2016
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SUNDANCE ON THE WEEKEND

KPCW's year-round movie buff and Friday Film Review host talks film, Sundance and storytelling during the first weekend of the Sundance Film Festival. Joined by co-hosts in the film industry.

Sundance on the Weekend with Rick Brough and special guest  host David D'Arcy.

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