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Sundance Film Festival Interviews on KPCW-2020

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 2020 Sundance Film Festival, running from January 23rd through February 2nd. Once again, our veteran news team brings fresh interviews every morning with filmmakers, industry professionals, and film festival insiders.

 Times, dates, and names are subject to change.

  

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24th, 2020

Hosted by Leslie Thatcher and Barbara Bretz

9:00-10:00 AM

The Go-Go's
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Director Eliza Hittman,  NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS. U.S. Dramatic Competition. 

Directors Jesse Moss & Amanda McBaine, BOYS STATE. U.S. Documentary Competition.

Director Matt YokaWHIRLYBIRD. U.S. Documentary Competition. 

Director Alison Ellwood, THE GO-GO'S. U.S. Documentary Competition. 

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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 John Burdick, Assistant Program Director cohosts on Sunday.

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 25th, 2020

Hosted By Rick Brough and David D'Arcy

8:00-9:00 AM

LANCE
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Director Alexander Nanua, COLLECTIVE. Spotlight. 

Director David France WELCOME TO CHECHNYAU.S. Documentary Comeptition.

Director Marina Zenovich, LANCE. Special Events,

9:00-10:00 AM

Director Ron Howard, REBUILDING PARADISE. Documentary Premiere.  

Bob Birney, Picturehouse, John Sloss, Cineticmedia,  INDUSTRY TALK.

 

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 26th, 2020

 

Hosted By Rick Brough and John Burdick

 

8:00-9:00 AM

 

The Earth is as Blue as an Orange
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Director Ramona S. Diaz, A THOUSAND CUTS. U.S. Documentary Competition.

Writer/Director Amanda Kernell, Actors Ane Dahl Torp, CHARTER. World Cinema Dramatic Competition.

Writer/Director Writer/Director Iryna Tsilyk, THE EARTH IS AS BLUE AS AN ORANGE. World Cinema Documentary Competition.

 9:00-10:00 AM

The Painter and the Thief
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Directors Nicole Newnham & Jim LeBrecht. CRIP CAMP. U.S. Documentary Competition.

 Director Bao Nguyen, BE WATER. U.S. Documentary Competition.

 

Director Benjamin ReeTHE PAINTER AND THE THIEF. World Cinema Documentary Competition

 

 

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 27th, 2020

Hosted by Leslie Thatcher and Katie Eldridge

9:00-10:00 AM

Miss Americana
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Directors Ron Cicero/Kimo Easterwood HAPPY HAPPY JOY JOY- The Ren and Stimpy Show. Documentary Premiere.

Director and Lead Artist Giles Jobin & Lead Artist and Creative Director Camilo De Martino, DANCE TRAIL. New Frontier Exhibitions.  

Director Jeff Orlowski, THE SOCIAL DILEMMA. Documentary Premiere.

Director Lana Wilson, MISS AMERICANA. Documentary Premiere.

 

 

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 28th, 2020

Hosted by Leslie Thatcher and Linda Jager

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Dick Johnson is Dead
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Director Mark Manning & Producer Langdon Page, THE COST OF SILENCE. U.S. Documentary Competition.

Director Euros Lynn, DREAM HORSE. Premiere.

Director Heidi Ewing,  CARRY YOU WITH ME. Next.

Director Kirsten Johnson, DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD. U.S. Documentary Competition.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29th, 2020

Leslie Thatcher and Katy Wang

9:00-10:00 AM

  

Hey Lady!
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Director and Screenwriter Michael Angelo Covino & Kyle Marvin, THE CLIMB. Spotlight.

Director Sam Soko, SOFTIE. World Cinema Documentary Competion

Director Kim Synder , US KIDS. U.S. Documentary Competition.

Producer Tara Ellis & Principal Actor Jayne Eastwood, HEY LADY! Indy Episodic.

 

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 30th, 2020

Hosted by Leslie Thatcher and Barbara Bretz

9:00-10:00 AM

Sylvie's Love
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Director Arthur Jones and Producer Giorgio Angelini, FEELS GOOD MAN. U.S. Documentary Competition.

Director Shalini Kantayya, CODED BIAS. U.S. Documentary Competition.

Directors Bill Ross & Turner Ross BLOODY NOSE, EMPTY POCKETSU.S. Documentary Competition.

Director Eugene Ash, SYLVIE'S LOVE U.S Dramatic Competition.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 31st, 2020

Hosted by Leslie Thatcher and Mark Harrington

9:00-10:00 AM

The Truffle Hunters
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Sean Means, SALT LAKE TRIBUNE MOVIE CRITIC.

Directors Cristina Costantini & Kareem Tabsch, MUCHO MUCHO AMOR. U.S. Documentary Competition.

Director Catherine Grund, AGGIE. Documentary Premiere.

 

The Sundance Reel and Sundance on the Weekend are produced by Beth Fratkin .2020 Coverage of the Sundance Film Festival is sponsored in part by The Sundance Institute and Acura.

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In this segment of The Sundance Reel Director Mark Manning & Producer Langdon Page, Talk about THE COST OF SILENCE. a film in the U.S. Documentary Competition speak with Leslie and Linda.

In this segment of The Sundance Reel Director Jeff Orlowski, THE SOCIAL DILEMMA. talks to Leslie Thatcher and Katie Eldridge about his film in the Documentary Premiere category at the festival.

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In this segment of The Sundance Reel Director and Lead Artist Giles Jobin & Lead Artist and Creative Director Camilo De Martino discuss their project, DANCE TRAIL. This is part of the New Frontier Exhibitions at the festival.  

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In this segment of The Sundance Reel  Leslie and Katie speak with Directors Ron Cicero/Kimo Easterwood,  HAPPY HAPPY JOY JOY- The Ren and Stimpy Show. Part of the Documentary Premiere series at the festival.

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In this segment of The Sundance Reel Director Lana Wilson, MISS AMERICANA. sits with Leslie and Katie and talks about her Documentary Premiere at the festival.

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Director Benjamin Ree, joins KPCW's The Sundance Reel's John Burdick and Rick Brough about their film, The Painter and the Thief. The Painter and the Thief is in the World Cinema Documentary Competiton.

Directors Nicole Newnham & Jim LeBrecht talk about their film, Crip Camp, on KPCW's The Sundance Reel with Rick Brough and John Burdick. Crimp Camp is in the US Documentary Competition.

Writer & Director Amanda Kernell & Actor Ane Dahl Torp join KPCW's The Sundance Reel to discuss their film, Charter. Charter is in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition.

Director Bao Nguyen talks with KPCW's The Sundance Reel's John Burdick and Rick Brough about his film Be Water. Be Water is in the US Documentary Competiton. 

Writer & Director Iryna Tsilyk talks with KPCW's The Sundance Reel's John Burdick and Rick Brough about their film, The Earth is as Blue as an Ocean. The Earth is as Blue as an Orange is in the World Cinema Documentary Competition. 

Director Ramona S. Diaz and Journalist Maria Rees joins KPCW's The Sundance Reel to talk about their film A Thousand Cuts. A Thousand Cuts is in the US Documentary Competition.

In the final segment of Sundance on the Weekend for January 25th, Rick Brough and David D'Arcy talk with John Sloss of Cinetic, and Bob Berney of Picturehouse about the film industry. 

In this episode of KPCW's The Sundance Reel, Director Ron Howard talks with us about his upcoming film REBUILDING PARADISE, in the Documentary Premieres catagory at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. 

In this interview on The Sundance Reel Rick Brough and David D'Arcy speak with Director Marina Zenovich, LANCE. A Special Event in the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. 

In this episode of The Sundance Reel Rick Brough and David D'Arcy speak with Director David France  WELCOME TO CHECHNYAU.S. Documentary Comeptition entry into the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.

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