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The Sundance Reel
Annually in January

Sundance Film Festival Interviews on KPCW-2020

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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

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The Go-Go's

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

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LANCE

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

 

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The Earth is as Blue as an Orange

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

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The Painter and the Thief

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

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Miss Americana

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

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Dick Johnson is Dead

 

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

  

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Hey Lady!

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

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Sylvie's Love

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

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The Truffle Hunters

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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