The Sundance Reel

On Today's #TheSundanceReel, Leslie and guest co-host Barb Bretz speak with Director Petra Costa and Producer Joanna Natasegara of The Edge of Democracy.

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, psychiatrist turned Filmmaker Kenneth Paul Rosenburg discusses his film Bedlam – a look that examines our broken mental health policies. He is joined by Patrice Cullors, the co-founder of Black Lives Matter, whose brother Monte is featured in the film.  

The Sundance Reel - January 30, 2019 Photograph

Jan 30, 2019

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, Ritesh Batra is the Director of the premiere, Photograph, that looks at a struggling street photographer in Mumbai being pressured by his grandmother to marry.

The Sundance Reel - January 30, 2019 Sea of Shadows

Jan 30, 2019

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, the Director of the documentary Sea of Shadows Richard Ladkani discusses how the world’s smallest whale as become “the cocaine of the sea.” 

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, the Director of Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements Irene Taylor Brodsky is joined by her son Jonas and Producer Tahria Sheather to talk about the film that their personal memoir.  

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, Joe Berlinger, discusses his new film – Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile – from the point of view of Ted Bundy’s long time girlfriend Liz Kloepfer. 

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, director Alison Klayman discusses her new film, The Brink , a documentary about former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. 

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, director Gurinder Chadha talks about her new film, Blinded by the Light, which chronicles a young Muslim boy growing up in the 1980‘s and the impact Bruce Springsteen’s lyrics had on him.

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, Director Roger Ross Williams talks about his VR documentary Travelling While Black,  which immerses the viewer in the history of what it was like for black Americans to travel  in America. 

The Sundance Reel - January 28, 2019 Untouchable

Jan 28, 2019

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, director Ursula MacFarlane talks about her film Untouchable about the rise and fall of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, directors Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert talk about their documentary American Factory – a story that shows what happens when blue collar workers from the Mid-West are hired to work for a Chinese billionaire.

The Sundance Reel - January 28, 2019 Raise Hell

Jan 28, 2019

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, director Janice Engle talks about her film Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins – the acclaimed and witty journalist who thrived in the cut-throat world of Texas politics.

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, Producer Rafael Marmor discusses the documentary, Mike Wallace is Here. The film explores the complicated legacy of one of the most fearsome interviewers ever.

KPCW's Rick Brough and John Burdick host the #TheSundanceReel Weekend today, dipping into the narrative category.

First up is May el-Toukhy and Trine Dyrholm from "Queen of Hearts", then Stanley Nelson joins the guys to talk about "Miles Davis: The Birth of Cool", followed by Ross Kauffman of "Tigerland". Finishing up the first hour is an iunnterview with Jacob Estes of "Relive".

Sundance Reel Weekend - January 26, 2019

Jan 27, 2019
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KPCW's Rick Brough is joined by critic and arts journalist David D'Arcy for the Saturday edition of #TheSundanceReel Saturday.

In the first hour, the guys talk with Sue Kim and Emelie Mahdavian of "Midnight Traveler", Penny Lane from "Hail Satan?" and insudtry insiders Anne Thompson, John Sloss and Richard Lorber.

The conversation continues with Thompson, Sloss and Loeber in the second hour, followed by interviews with Joshua Rofé with "Lorena", Mads Brugger of "Hammarskjöld",  and Rachel Lears of "Knock Down The House".