Sundance Film Festival

Fans wait along Main Street, down the stairs from the village lift, for celebrities to take pictures and get autographs as the Sundance Festival continues in Park City on Saturday, January 18, 2014.

Matt Gade

Films depict real, raw role of clergy interacting with community

The role of a pastor or priest has often been reduced to stereotypes in major motion pictures. But independent filmmakers give a more accurate portrayal of religious... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2014


'Fed Up' documentary challenges students to fight obesity

Students from several Utah schools participate in free Sundance Film Festival screenings during the event through the High School Screening Program. Among the films is... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2014


Jamaican bobsledders hit Sundance before Olympics

This year's Sundance Film Festival has featured two former presidential candidates, rap stars, male strippers and rescue dogs. So why not the Jamaican Olympic bobsled... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2014


Sundance documentary 'Ivory Tower' asks if college is still worth it

In the Sundance documentary 'Ivory Tower,' director Andrew Rossi examines the spiraling cost of higher education in America. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2014


Lindsay Lohan at Sundance to announce new film

Lindsay Lohan is attending her first Sundance Film Festival. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2014


Gay marriage finds friendly home at Sundance, but only part of the story told

Hollywood may be contributing to a change in national attitudes toward gays and lesbians and marriage. Yet according to other national legal experts not present at... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2014


Fans gather in Park City to stargaze at the Sundance Film Festival

The 30th annual Sundance Film Festival got underway Thursday and is drawing a host of celebrities and their fans. Dozens of celebrity seekers crowded the sidewalk... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2014

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Audience sees new side of Mitt Romney in Sundance documentary

Audiences got their first look Friday at "Mitt," a documentary filmed during Mitt Romney's presidential campaigns. The documentary, one of several selected for the... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2014


Sundance highlights include ‘Hellion,’ ‘Finding Fela,’ ‘Dinosaur 13’

The Sundance Film Festival, which opened Thursday, does not have an annual motto, but if it did the one this year might be “We Hear You.” Read more »

Jan. 17, 2014


Sundance Film Festival celebrates 30th anniversary

The 2014 Sundance Film Festival launched Thursday. The 10-day festival is in its 30th year and includes events in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and the Sundance... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2014

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Mitt Romney Sundance film gives unprecedented access to man, family

Throughout the 2012 presidential race, supporters of Mitt Romney constantly complained that the public didn't really know the man behind his too-good-to-be-true... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2014


Sundance Film Festival introduces children to world of independent and foreign cinema

The Sundance Film Festival will have a new category of children's films this year, in what organizers hope will become a growing area and attract a wider audience of... Read more »

Jan. 9, 2014

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Gov. Herbert: Utah is a better place with Robert Redford in it

Veteran actor and businessman Robert Redford was honored Saturday at a special event called the Governor's Salute to Robert Redford: A Utah Tribute to an American Icon. Read more »

Nov. 9, 2013


Climate scientists say it is time to go 'nuclear'; letter stirs debate in Utah

A letter penned by four climate scientists urges the environmental community to embrace nuclear power as a way to reduce global warming and climate change. The... Read more »

Nov. 5, 2013


This week's Deseret News Sunday Edition on KSL-TV focuses on faith, families and Jeremy Lin

Deseret News reporters sat down to discuss the topics of the American family, religious leaders and the government shutdown, and "Linsanity." Read more »

Oct. 13, 2013

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Director secretly shoots at Disney parks for film that premiered at Sundance

As a kid, Randy Moore was haunted by Disney World, where he made an annual trip during summers with his dad. So as an adult, and a filmmaker, Moore wanted to capture... Read more »

Oct. 11, 2013


8 months after Sundance, faith-filled 'Linsanity' arrives in theaters

A documentary about the meteoric rise of pro basketball player Jeremy Lin touches on themes of Christianity, family and race. Read more »

Oct. 3, 2013


'Austenland' is a delightful romantic comedy

“Austenland” is a light-hearted and romantic comedy that is delightful to watch and doesn't take itself too seriously. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2013


'Austenland' writer Shannon Hale to screen film for fans in Salt Lake City

Utah writer Shannon Hale will take questions from the audience after special screenings of the film 'Austenland' this weekend in Salt Lake City. Hale co-wrote the... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2013


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