The Sundance Reel
Annually in January
Sundance Interviews on KPCW-2018
It's Sundance time again!
Park City's favorite local radio station and NPR affiliate is once again in the middle of the action, emotion, and filmmaking of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, running from January 18th through January 26th. Once again, our veteran news team brings fresh interviews every morning with filmmakers, industry professionals, and film festival insiders.
Times, dates, and interviewee names are subject to change.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 19TH, 2018
Hosted by Leslie Thatcher and Mark Harrington
Director Reinaldo Marcos Green, MONSTERS AND MEN. U.S. Dramatic Competition
Director Morgan Neville, WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?, Doc Premiere.
Director Steve James, AMERICA TO ME, Indy Episodic.
Director Derek Doneen and Kailash Satyarthi, subject, KAILASH, U.S. Documentary Competition.
SUNDANCE ON THE WEEKEND
KPCW's Rick Brough, year-round movie buff and Friday Film Review host, talks film, Sundance, and storytelling during the first weekend of this year's festival, joined by cohosts in the film industry. Producer and Writer David D'Arcy cohosts on Saturday and Stacy Dymalski, stand up comic and writer, cohosts on Sunday.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 20th, 2018
Director, Marina Zenovich and Producer Alex Gibney, ROBIN WILLIAMS: COME INSIDE MY MIND, Documentary Premiere.
Director Nathaniael Kahn, THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING, U.S. Documentary Competition.
Director Maxim Pozdorovkin, OUR NEW PRESIDENT, World Cinema Competition.
Director Lauren Greenfield, GENERATION WEALTH, Documentary Premiere.
Director Matt Tyrnauer, STUDIO 54, Documentary Premiere.
Director Mor Loushy and Director and Producer Daniel Sivan. THE OSLO DIARIES, World Cinema Documentary Competition.
Anne Thompson, Indywire; Bob Berney, Amazon Studios; and John Sloss, Cinitec.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 21st, 2018
Director Christopher Winterbauer and lead actor Reid Miller, WYRM!, Shorts Program 4.
Director Jeremy Compte, FAUVE, Shorts Program 3.
Director Isabella Eklof, HOLIDAY, World Cinema Dramatic Competition.
Writer/Director Tolga Karacelik, BUTTERFLIES, World Cinema Dramatic Competition.
Director Amy Scott and composer Heather McIntosh, HAL, U.S. Documentary Competition.
Directors Cristina Costantini and Darren Foster, SCIENCE FAIR, Kids Program.
Director Rupert Everette and Producer Colin Morgan, and Actor Edwin Thomas, THE HAPPY PRINCE, Drama Premiere.
Director Peter Kunhardt, KING IN THE WILDERNESS, U.S. Documentary Competition.
MONDAY, JANUARY 22nd, 2018
HOSTED BY LESLIE THATCHER AND KATY WANG
Director Jenny Mackenzie and codirectors/producers Amanda Stoddard and Jared Ruga, QUIET HEROS, Documentary Premiere.
Director Laura Nix, INVENTING TOMORROW, U.S. Documentary Competition.
Director Matthieu Rytz, and President Anote Tong of Kiribati, ANOTE'S ARK, World Cinema Documentary Competition.
Producers Emma Pildes and Jessica Levin, JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS, Documentary Premiere.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 23rd, 2018
HOSTED BY LESLIE THATCHER AND KATIE ELDRIDGE
Directors Sophie Sartain and Roberta Grossman, SEEING ALLRED, U.S. Documentary Competition.
Director Amy Adrion, HALF THE PICTURE, Documentary Premiere.
Director Kevin Kerslake and Screenwriter Joel Marcus, BAD REPUTATION, Documentary Premiere.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24th, 2018
HOSTED BY LESLIE THATCHER AND LINDA JAGER
Director Jeremiah Zagar, WE THE ANIMALS, Next.
Director Kimberly Reed, DARK MONEY, U.S. Documentary Competition.
Director Stephen Waing, CRIME + PUNISHMENT, U.S. Documentary Competition.
Director David Wain and producers Peter Principato and Jonathan Stern, A FUTILE AND STUPID GESTURE, Premiere.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 25th, 2018
HOSTED BY LESLIE THATCHER AND BARBARA BRETZ
Directors Elan and Jonathan Bogarin, 306 HOLLYWOOD, Next.
Director and Screenwriter Qasim Basir and screenwriter Samantha Turner, A BOY, A GIRL, A DREAM, Next.
Directors Chapman and Maclain Way, WILD WILD COUNTRY, Special Events.
Executive Producer Shoshana Ungerleider, MD, THE END GAME, Shorts 2.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 26th
HOSTED BY LESLIE THATCHER and KPCW film critic Barbara Bretz
Salt Lake Tribune film critic Sean Means
Director Tim Wardle, THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS. U.S. Documentary Competition.
Director Cameron Yates and Producer Laura Coxson, CHEF FLYNN, Documentary Premiere.
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