Sundance Film Festival

Ready For Its
10:30 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Close-up: 'The Girl From Nagasaki'

The Girl From Nagasaki

A film in the New Frontier section blends together a classic opera, several different performing arts, 3-D, and contemporary themes in The Girl From Nagasaki. Rick Brough has more.

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Sundance Interviews
1:22 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

The Sundance Reel - January 23, 2014

Sterlin Harjo, director This May Be The Last Time

This May Be The Last Time, Cesear's Last Fast, Infinitely Polar Bear and Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter.

Leslie Thatcher and Barbara Bretz take on Day 7 of Sundance with four more films.

This May Be The Last Time – Park City Screenings

  • 1/24/2014 9:00 pm. Temple Theatre, Park City

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 Cesar’s Last Fast – Park City Screenings

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Shorts Program
3:03 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Shorts Program Takes Long Time To Build

More than any other film received by the Sundance film programmers is the short film, Dozens are culled from the thousands submitted every year to program the shorts program. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Shorts program on YouTube: youtube.com/sff

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Guest Lineup
2:12 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

The Sundance Reel Preview: January 23, 2014

KPCW's News Director starts Day 8 of our Sundance Film Festival with co-host Barb Bretz.

  • Sterlin Harjo, Director. This May Be The Last Time. Documentary Premiere.
  • Richard Ray Perez, Director. Cesar's Last Fast. US Document Competition.
  • Maya Forbes, Director. Infinitely Polar Bear. Dramatic Competition.
  • David and Nathan Zellner, Directors. Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter. US Dramatic Competition.
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Sundance Interviews
12:10 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

The Sundance Reel - Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Joe Beyer, Director of Digital Initiative at the Sundance Institute

Leslie Thatcher and co-host Linda Jager explore three new documentaries in this year's Sundance Film Festival.

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  Watchers of the Sky

  • 1/23/2014 10:00 pm. Redstone Cinema 2, Park City
  • 1/25/2014 8:30 am. Prospector Square Theatre, Park City

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  Under the Electric Sky

  • 1/22/2014 11:30 am. Library Center Theatre, Park City
  • 1/23/2014 1:00 pm. Holiday Village Cinema 4, Park City

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Ready For Its
6:34 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Close-up: Ivory Tower

American universities are at a crisis point, with student loan debt ballooning, and many people wondering if it's really necessary to go to college. Rick Brough has more about the Sundance documentary Ivory Tower.

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Ready For Its
1:59 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Close-up: 'The Battered Bastards of Baseball'

The documentary The Battered Bastards of Baseball looks at the Portland Mavericks of the 1970s - the only independent ball team existing then. A Hollywood actor founded the team, staffed it with scruffy athletes who played for the fun of it, and went on to embarrass the Major Leagues. Rick Brough takes a Closeup view of this film.

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Guest Lineup
12:22 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

The Sundance Reel Preview: January 22, 2014

  Leslie Thatcher and guest host Linda Jager start the show off with an announcement from Sundance Institute before sliding into another hour of great interviews with filmmakers.

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Ready For Its
12:00 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Close-up: 'To Be Takei'

George Takei became famous for his role on Star Trek, but since then, he's taken on a number of other roles. The SUndance documentary To Be Takei examines them all. Rick Brough gives this film its Closeup.

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Sundance Interviews
11:21 am
Tue January 21, 2014

The Sundance Reel - Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Ben Cotner and Ryan White, Directors of 'The Case Against 8'.

The Overnighters, The Case Against 8, Camp X-ray and Private Violence.

Leslie Thatcher and guest host Jill Orschel take to the mic to interview documentarians and feature filmmakers who are already getting buzz.

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  The Overnighters

  • 1/22/2014 8:45 pm. Library Center Theatre, Park City
  • 1/24/2014 9:30 pm. Redstone Cinema 1, Park City

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  The Case Against 8

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