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      Margaret Qualley appears in Novitiate by Maggie Betts, an official selection of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Mark Levine  |  Courtesy Sundance Institute Sundance review: ‘Novitiate’
    HHHhj ‘Novitiate’ U.S. Dramatic; 123 minutes. Questions of faith and devotion are explored with sensitivity and grace in “Novitiate,” a quietly m...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 06:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    Doc on Buena Vista Social Club pulled from Sundance line-up
    Lucy Walker’s documentary about the Buena Vista Social Club has been pulled suddenly from the line-up of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The festival...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 08:55 am   |     |   Share
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    Elijah Wood (left) and Melanie Lynskey play neighbors who team up to investigate a crime in writer-director Macon Blair’s thriller ’I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore.’ The movie has been chosen for the U.S. Dramatic competition of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, and will screen as one of the Day One opening-night films on Jan. 19. Allyson Riggs  |  courtesy Sundance Institute Sundance ’17 review: ‘I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore’
    HHH ‘I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore’ U.S. Dramatic; 97 minutes. The woman at the center of the dark crime comedy “I Don’t Feel at Hom...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 12:55 am   |     |   Share
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      A memorial to Michael Brown, the 18-year-old man gunned down by police in Ferguson, Mo., is seen in the documentary ’Whose Streets?,’ directed by Sabaah Foyalan and co-directed by Damon Davis. The movie is in the U.S. Documentary competition of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, and is a Day One selection that will screen on opening night, Jan. 19. Autumn Lin Photography  |  courtesy Sundance Institute Sundance ’17 review: ‘Whose Streets?’
    HHHhj ‘Whose Streets?’ U.S. Documentary; 103 minutes. The searing documentary “Whose Streets?” captures both a moment and a movement, and why one...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 12:55 am   |     |   Share
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    Former Vice President Al Gore (center) talks to Alfred Romualdez (left), former mayor of Tacloban City, Philippines, and Demi Raya, a survivor of Typhoon Haiyan, in the Raya family home in Tacloban City on March 12, 2016. The moment is captured in a documentary, a sequel to ’An Inconvenient Truth,’ that will open the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 19, 2017. Jensen Walker  |  courtesy Paramount Pictures Sundance ’17 review: ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power’
    HHHhj ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power’ Documentary Premieres; 99 minutes. Global climate change isn’t going to fix itself, so Al Gore is ...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 11:09 am   |     |   Share
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    Get a taste of ‘Snatchers,’ horror web series filmed in Utah
    The new web series “Snatchers,” previewing at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, has aliens, pregnant teens, blood and gore — and it’s all made in Utah....
    Updated Jan 19 2017 07:50 am   |     |   Share
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    Sundance 2017 Trailer of the Day: ‘Wilson’
    It’s finally here: The 2017 Sundance Film Festival starts tonight — so the “Trailer of the Day” feature ends with a laugh. “Wilson” stars Woody Harrel...
    Updated Jan 19 2017 07:06 am   |     |   Share
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    The Grateful Dead, from left: Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann and Phil Lesh, will be profiled in the documentary ’Long Strange Trip,’ one of the films in the Documentary Premieres section of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Grateful Dead doc ‘Long Strange Trip’ sold to Amazon
    Another deal has gone down for a 2017 Sundance Film Festival title ahead of the festival’s opening on Thursday — and this one comes with a “Touch of G...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 09:44 am   |     |   Share
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    Sundance 2017 Trailer of the Day, part 3: ‘Abstract: The Art of Design’
    Oh, what the heck: Here’s a third “Trailer of the Day” for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival — a peek at a documentary series about why things look like...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 09:18 am   |     |   Share
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    Sundance 2017 Trailer of the Day, part 2: ‘Bad Day for the Cut’
    In the mad scramble before the 2017 Sundance Festival begins on Thursday (geez Louise, that’s tomorrow!), several new trailers for festival titles hav...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 08:52 pm   |     |   Share
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    Sundance 2017 Trailer of the Day: ‘The Discovery’
    A dark science-fiction romance is teased in today’s “Trailer of the Day” for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival ­— which also offers a glimpse of Sundanc...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 08:40 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this April 16, 2014 file photo, Laura Poitras poses for a portrait in New York. Poitras’ one-of-a-kind documentary ’Citizenfour,’ intimately captures Edward Snowden during his leak of NSA documents. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File) Sundance panels set; several available on streaming link
    Some of the more interesting moments at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival — the panel discussions where filmmakers talk about their work — can be viewed...
    Updated Jan 19 2017 05:50 pm   |     |   Share
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    Chelsea Handler, star and executive producer of ’Chelsea Does,’ is interviewed at the premiere of the Netflix documentary series at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Handler, emcee of Park City protest, writes about ‘political assault’ on women
    Chelsea Handler is angry, she’s determined, and she’s going to show it in Park City. The comedian and talk-show host will serve as emcee at the Women’...
    Updated Jan 17 2017 10:46 am   |     |   Share
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    Sundance 2017 Trailer of the Day: ‘Water & Power: A California Heist’
    A story straight out of “Chinatown” gets attention in today’s “Trailer of the Day” for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Filmmaker Marina Zenovich’s do...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 08:42 am   |     |   Share
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    (Christopher Boffoli  |  courtesy of the artist) ’Canoe Au Lait’ is one of the images in photographer Christopher Boffoli’s series ’Big Appetites.’ Boffoli’s work will be seen in an exhibit, ’Food for Thought,’ running at the Kimball Art Center in Park City from Jan. 19 to March 19. ‘Big Appetites’ photo series adds fun to Kimball Art Center for Sundance
    Food meets fancy in the art photography going on display at the Kimball Art Center in Park City, coinciding with the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. “Big...
    Updated Jan 17 2017 08:42 pm   |     |   Share
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    Sundance 2017 Trailer of the Day: ‘The Chances’
    The lives and loves of two best friends are explored in a web series teased in today’s “Trailer of the Day” for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. “The ...
    Updated Jan 17 2017 09:19 am   |     |   Share
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    Sundance 2017 Trailer of the Day: ‘Tell Them We Are Rising’
    A slice of American black culture, a world many white people know little about, is explored in the movie touted in today’s “Trailer of the Day” for th...
    Updated Jan 13 2017 09:14 am   |     |   Share
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    Peter Dinklage arrives at the 2015 HBO Primetime Emmy Awards After Party at Pacific Design Center on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP) Jury members announced for Sundance ’17
    Actors, comedians, filmmakers and scientists will be deciding the award winners at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Members of the festival’s juries w...
    Updated Jan 19 2017 10:53 am   |     |   Share
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    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Jessica Williams, who stars in “People, Places, Things,” talks with reporters as she attends the movie’s premiere at the Eccles Center in Park City on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Jessica Williams to emcee Sundance’s awards ceremony
    Jessica Williams, the former “Daily Show” correspondent and one of the hottest comedians in America, will be the emcee for the 2017 Sundance Film Fest...
    Updated Jan 11 2017 10:19 pm   |     |   Share
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    Sundance 2017 Trailer of the Day: ‘XX’
    Today’s “Trailer of the Day” for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival was released this morning, so the blood is still fresh. “XX” is an anthology of four ...
    Updated Jan 12 2017 09:58 am   |     |   Share
  • SUNDANCE
      Country songwriter JT Harding is one of the featured performers in the Bluebird Cafe Series, at the ASCAP Music Cafe at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy ASCAP Franti, Rooney and ‘Nashville’ star to play at Sundance’s ASCAP Music Cafe
    A wide array of musicians — including Michael Franti, Rooney and Clare Bowen — will be filling the 2017 Sundance Film Festival with song, by performin...
    Updated Jan 11 2017 08:27 am   |     |   Share
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    Sundance 2017 Trailer of the Day: ‘Great Muy Bien’ and ‘Connected (Conectifai)’
    Today’s “Trailer of the Day” for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival is a double bill — previews of two short documentaries from Cuba. The documentaries a...
    Updated Jan 11 2017 09:02 am   |     |   Share
  • SUNDANCE
    Former Vice President Al Gore (center) talks to Alfred Romualdez (left), former mayor of Tacloban City, Philippines, and Demi Raya, a survivor of Typhoon Haiyan, in the Raya family home in Tacloban City on March 12, 2016. The moment is captured in a documentary, a sequel to ’An Inconvenient Truth,’ that will open the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 19, 2017. Jensen Walker  |  courtesy Paramount Pictures Al Gore’s new documentary gets a title
    The follow-up to “An Inconvenient Truth” now has a title: “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.” The documentary, a sequel to the 2006 film in whic...
    Updated Jan 09 2017 04:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Sunday, May 1, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reacts to a song during a campaign rally at the Indiana Theater in Terre Haute, Ind. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) Romance ‘Newness,’ documentary ‘Trumped’ added to Sundance ’17 slate
    Two more movies have been added to the line-up of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival — a romantic comedy, and a documentary about the presidential electi...
    Updated Jan 09 2017 04:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    The facade of the Egyptian Theatre glows as the setting sun catches the building as Sundance sets to kickoff in Park City, Utah Wednesday, January 21, 2015. Individual Sundance tickets for Utah residents go on sale Wednesday
    Reminder: Individual tickets for films and events at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival go on sale to Utah residents Wednesday, starting at noon Mountain...
    Updated Jan 09 2017 03:01 pm   |     |   Share
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    Zucchini is a 9-year-old sent to live in a foster home, in the Swiss/French stop-motion animated tale ’My Life as a Zucchini.’ The movie will have its English-language world premiere in the Sundance Kids section of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy Sundance Institute Sundance 2017 Trailer of the Day: ‘My Life as a Zucchini’
    A young orphan finds friends in the movie featured in today’s “Trailer of the Day” for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Claude Barras’ stop-motion ani...
    Updated Jan 10 2017 10:16 am   |     |   Share
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    Rooney Mara stars in ’A Ghost Story,’ a movie made in secret this summer by director David Lowery (’Pete’s Dragon’). It screens in the Next program of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Andrew Droz Palermo  |  courtesy Sundance Institute ‘A Ghost Story,’ with Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara, sells to A24 Films
    Another 2017 Sundance Film Festival title has been picked up for distribution before the festival even starts — this one boasting a prominent director...
    Updated Jan 12 2017 09:59 pm   |     |   Share
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     Armie Hammer (right), Timothee Chalamet (center) and Michael Stuhlbarg (left) star in ’Call Me By Your Name,’ a gay love story set in 1983 Italy. The movie will screen in the Premieres section of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy Sundance Institute Gay romance ‘Call Me by Your Name’ sold to Sony Classics
    Another movie premiering at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival has struck a distribution deal. Sony Pictures Classics has bought the worldwide rights to ...
    Updated Jan 13 2017 11:49 am   |     |   Share
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    The 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, America’s worst incident of domestic terrorism, is examined in Barak Goodman’s documentary ’Oklahoma City.’ The movie debuts in the Documentary Premieres section of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy Sundance Institute Sundance 2017 Trailer of the Day: ‘Oklahoma City’
    A horrendous act of domestic terrorism, its roots and its aftermath are examined in the film promoted in today’s “Trailer of the Day” for the 2017 Sun...
    Updated Jan 09 2017 11:38 am   |     |   Share
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    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Sundance Film Festival patrons start to fill Main Street during the first weekend of the Sundance Film Festival in Park City on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Chelsea Handler to lead anti-Trump protest in Park City during Sundance
    There will be at least one protest of Donald Trump’s presidency at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The Women’s March on Main has been set for 9 a.m. ...
    Updated Jan 06 2017 09:21 am   |     |   Share