The Sundance Reel

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".

On Today's #TheSundanceReel Director Ben Berman discusses his film,  the Amazing Jonathan. He  discusses what’s been described as the “most bizarre” film in this year’s lineup.   

On today's #TheSundanceReel Director of the film,  AJ Eaton, talks about the making of his documentary, David Crosby: Remember My Name.

The Director of Ask Dr. Ruth, Ryan White, talks about his film chronicling the life of America’s most famous sex therapist.

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, Directors Jennifer Baichwal, Ed Burtynsky, and Nicholas de Pencier talk about Anthropocene: The Human Epoch, in the Spotlight category. 

The Sundance Reel - January 26, 2018

Jan 26, 2018

On today’s Sundance Reel, Leslie Thatcher and Barbara Bretz visit with Salt Lake Tribune film critic Sean Means; Tim Wardle, director of Three Identical Strangers; and, finally, Cameron Yates, director, and Laura Coxson, producer, of Chef Flynn.

The Sundance Reel - January 25, 2018

Jan 25, 2018

Leslie Thatcher and Barbara Bretz first interview Elan and Jonathan Bogarín, directors of 306 Hollywood.  Then Qasim Basir and Samantha Tanner talk about their movie, A Boy. A Girl. A Dream.  Next the directors of Wild Wild Country -- Chapman and Maclain Way -- stop by to chat.  The show concludes with Shoshana Ungerleider’s update on the short film End Game.

The Sundance Reel - January 24, 2018

Jan 24, 2018

This morning, Leslie and Linda first visit with Jeremiah Zagar, director of We the Animals.  Also on the program today is Stephen Maing, director of Crime + Punishment”; Kimberly Reed, who directed Dark Money; and David Wain, Peter Principato and Jonathan Stern from the film A Stupid and Futile Gesture.

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