Sundance: Best bets for Thursday, Jan. 24
Best bets for the 2013 Sundance Film Festival for Thursday, Jan. 24:
3 p.m. • Eccles Theatre, Park City
Three high-school boys decide to withdraw from the world and build their own house in the woods, in this funny and engaging comedy.
"Escape From Tomorrow"
5:30 p.m. • Library Center Theatre, Park City
This surreal drama is getting talked about at Sundance because of how it was made: Filmed surreptitiously at Disneyland and Walt Disney World, without permission.
6:30 p.m. • Eccles Theatre, Park City
The last 24 hours in the life of Oscar Julius Grant III, the 22-year-old killed on a BART train platform in an incident that set off protests and riots, are chronicled in this moving drama.
Sean P. Means
Need a ticket?
P At 8 a.m., hit a Sundance box office (Trolley Square, 700 E. 600 South, Salt Lake City; Gateway Center, 138 Heber Ave., Park City; or Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden) to see if any tickets have been released to today's screenings. Or get in the wait-list line at the theater two hours before the screening.
The documentary screens Monday, Jan. 21, 6 p.m., Temple Theatre, Park City; Wednesday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m., Redstone Cinema 2, Park City; Thursday, Jan. 24, 2:45 p.m., Broadway Center Cinema 6, Salt Lake City; Friday, Jan. 25, 11:15 a.m., the MARC, Park City; Saturday, Jan. 26, 3 p.m., Yarrow Hotel Theatre, Park City.
"P.O.V." and the National Black Programming Consortium will co-sponsor a meet-the-filmmakers event on Sunday, Jan. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Buona Vita, 804 Main Street, Park City.
The documentary will air either later this year or in early 2014 on PBS's "P.O.V."