Sundance Film Festival http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Sundance Film Festival en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:55:28 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Sundance doc pulls back curtain on Scientology http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765667138/Sundance-doc-pulls-back-curtain-on-Scientology.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765667138/Sundance-doc-pulls-back-curtain-on-Scientology.html "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house —... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:43:11 MST Courtney Love, Frances Bean appear together at Sundance http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765667124/Courtney-Love-Frances-Bean-appear-together-at-Sundance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765667124/Courtney-Love-Frances-Bean-appear-together-at-Sundance.html Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean made a rare public appearance together at the premiere of the documentary, "Cobain:... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:55:04 MST Doug Robinson: 'In Football We Trust' explores Polynesians' obsession with gridiron http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620357/In-Football-We-Trust-explores-Polynesians-obsession-with-gridiron.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620357/In-Football-We-Trust-explores-Polynesians-obsession-with-gridiron.html A Utah-made movie, which premiered this weekend at the Sundance Film Festival, follows the lives of four Polynesian football... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:45:00 MST Deseret News National Edition explores Sundance's impact on the community http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620361/Deseret-News-National-Edition-explores-Sundances-impact-on-the-community.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620361/Deseret-News-National-Edition-explores-Sundances-impact-on-the-community.html The Sundance Film Festival is underway in Park City. Its mission is to discover, support and inspire independent film and... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:30:00 MST Photos: Sundance crowds flock to Park City http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620339/Photos-Sundance-crowds-flock-to-Park-City.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620339/Photos-Sundance-crowds-flock-to-Park-City.html Movie-goers took to Park City for opening weekend of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:15:39 MST Photos: Hollywood comes to Utah with the Sundance Film Festival http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620330/Photos-Hollywood-comes-to-Utah-with-the-Sundance-Film-Festival.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620330/Photos-Hollywood-comes-to-Utah-with-the-Sundance-Film-Festival.html Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:30:00 MST Sundance's 'Wolfpack' raises questions about kids and media consumption http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620277/Sundances-Wolfpack-raises-questions-about-kids-and-media-consumption.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620277/Sundances-Wolfpack-raises-questions-about-kids-and-media-consumption.html 'The Wolfpack' takes a look at six brothers who only know the outside of their Manhattan housing project through movies and... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:00:00 MST First Look: Jack Black is brave, heartbreaking in 'D Train' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765667027/First-Look-Jack-Black-is-brave-heartbreaking-in-D-Train.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765667027/First-Look-Jack-Black-is-brave-heartbreaking-in-D-Train.html Jack Black said he was drawn to 'The D Train' because he recognized the desperation of the character he plays: An outcast... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:30:00 MST Redford, Nolte, Offerman highlight Sundance gala movie premiere http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620282/Redford-Nolte-Offerman-highlight-Sundance-gala-movie-premiere.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620282/Redford-Nolte-Offerman-highlight-Sundance-gala-movie-premiere.html Robert Redford made a red carpet appearance Friday for the premiere of "A Walk in the Woods" at the 2015 Sundance Film... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:46:57 MST St. George native's documentary nominated for Academy Award http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666989/St-George-natives-documentary-nominated-for-Academy-Award.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666989/St-George-natives-documentary-nominated-for-Academy-Award.html J. Christian Jensen was still sleeping at 5:30 a.m. last Thursday when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:19:10 MST 'Boyhood' and 'Whiplash,' Sundance-to-Oscar path improves http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666990/Boyhood-and-Whiplash-Sundance-to-Oscar-path-improves.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666990/Boyhood-and-Whiplash-Sundance-to-Oscar-path-improves.html An Academy Award nomination is an incomparable stamp of approval for any film — and for an indie feature coming out of... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:15:00 MST Are U.S. schools preparing students for the 21st century? One Sundance film director isn't so sure http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620175/Are-US-schools-preparing-students-for-the-21st-century-One-Sundance-film-director-isnt-so-sure.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620175/Are-US-schools-preparing-students-for-the-21st-century-One-Sundance-film-director-isnt-so-sure.html In his latest documentary premiering at the Sundance Film Festival this month, "Most Likely to Succeed," director Greg... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:00:00 MST Robert Redford: Sundance Film Festival a place for change, expression, diversity http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620183/Robert-Redford-Sundance-Film-Festival-a-place-for-change-expression-diversity.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620183/Robert-Redford-Sundance-Film-Festival-a-place-for-change-expression-diversity.html Robert Redford kicked off the 2015 Sundance Film Festival season with a commitment to innovation, change and freedom of... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:20:00 MST 'Building audiences': Sundance Film Festival offers options for families and content-conscious guests http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619702/Building-audiences-Sundance-Film-Festival-offers-options-for-families-and-content-conscious.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619702/Building-audiences-Sundance-Film-Festival-offers-options-for-families-and-content-conscious.html The Sundance Film Festival specifically recommends films in its Sundance Kids and Utah Student Screening Series for those... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:00:00 MST John Legend performs surprise set at Sundance premiere http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666969/John-Legend-performs-surprise-set-at-Sundance-premiere.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666969/John-Legend-performs-surprise-set-at-Sundance-premiere.html The opening-night documentary at the Sundance Film Festival closed with a superstar concert. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST Drew Clark: 10 topics for Utah to enhance advantages and confront challenges http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618731/10-topics-for-Utah-to-enhance-advantages-and-confront-challenges.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618731/10-topics-for-Utah-to-enhance-advantages-and-confront-challenges.html Utah is an exceptional place to live. But Utah has challenges to confront, including "good" problems to have. For these 10... Sun, 04 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST Sundance Film Festival announces competition films http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663704/Sundance-Film-Festival-announces-competition-films.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663704/Sundance-Film-Festival-announces-competition-films.html Films in next month's Sundance Film Festival's competitive categories feature such stars as Sarah Silverman, Michael... Wed, 03 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST FanX returns in January with 'Star Wars' star Carrie Fisher in lineup http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615921/FanX-returns-in-January-with-Star-Wars-star-Carrie-Fisher-in-lineup.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615921/FanX-returns-in-January-with-Star-Wars-star-Carrie-Fisher-in-lineup.html Salt Lake Comic Con is planning a smaller, high-quality FanX event coming in January, with "Star Wars" icon Carrie Fisher... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:20:00 MST Probation ordered for California man who damaged Banksy art http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615780/Probation-ordered-for-California-man-who-damaged-Banksy-art.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615780/Probation-ordered-for-California-man-who-damaged-Banksy-art.html A California man on Monday was sentenced to serve five years on probation for defacing two Park City murals believed to have... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:35:00 MST No one ever doubted Steven Spielberg after 'E.T.' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613281/No-one-ever-doubted-Steven-Spielberg-after-ET.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613281/No-one-ever-doubted-Steven-Spielberg-after-ET.html A new Steven Spielberg Blu-ray box set and a (mostly) foreign-film box set devoted to female filmmakers offer unique views of... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:10:00 MDT Documentaries and experimental films lead home video releases this week http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612264/Documentaries-and-experimental-films-lead-home-video-releases-this-week.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612264/Documentaries-and-experimental-films-lead-home-video-releases-this-week.html A Holocaust documentary, a collection of experimental art films and an examination of higher education lead new movies on... Thu, 02 Oct 2014 18:42:20 MDT Utah family into film, acting, directing and producing movies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612081/Utah-family-into-film-acting-directing-and-producing-movies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612081/Utah-family-into-film-acting-directing-and-producing-movies.html The Johnson family of Midway is into movies and successfully making movies. The Utah family's mom and seven siblings act,... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:35:00 MDT Utah leaders to embark on trade mission to Brazil in November http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611998/Utah-leaders-to-embark-on-trade-mission-to-Brazil-in-November.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611998/Utah-leaders-to-embark-on-trade-mission-to-Brazil-in-November.html Gov. Gary Herbert will lead a trade mission of state business leaders and government officials from Utah to Sao Paulo and Rio... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:47:22 MDT An 'unlikely father of five': Comedian Jim Gaffigan talks about the rewards, challenges of parenting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611738/An-unlikely-father-of-five-Comedian-Jim-Gaffigan-talks-about-the-rewards-challenges-of-parenting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611738/An-unlikely-father-of-five-Comedian-Jim-Gaffigan-talks-about-the-rewards-challenges-of-parenting.html There was a time in his life when Jim Gaffigan would get on an airplane, see a parent with a child and think, “Weirdo,... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:05:00 MDT 'Alive Inside' is a testament to the healing power of music http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611277/Alive-Inside-is-a-testament-to-the-healing-power-of-music.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611277/Alive-Inside-is-a-testament-to-the-healing-power-of-music.html “Alive Inside” is a worthwhile reminder that life is a beautiful thing, and that something simple like music can... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:40:00 MDT $13K restitution ordered in Banksy defacement case http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610980/13K-restitution-ordered-in-Banksy-defacement-case.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610980/13K-restitution-ordered-in-Banksy-defacement-case.html A California man pleaded guilty Monday to defacing two Park City murals believed to have been done by the mysterious British... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:40:00 MDT Comedian Joan Rivers dead at 81 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659128/Comedian-Joan-Rivers-dead-at-81.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659128/Comedian-Joan-Rivers-dead-at-81.html Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned... Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:26:05 MDT My view: The most famous person born in Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606694/The-most-famous-person-born-in-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606694/The-most-famous-person-born-in-Utah.html As you can see, it is a tough call to name the most famous person in Utah, but if I had to choose “the most... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:49:45 MDT Hollywood 2014: Sequels and remakes and reboots, oh my http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602220/Hollywood-2014-Sequels-and-remakes-and-reboots-oh-my.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602220/Hollywood-2014-Sequels-and-remakes-and-reboots-oh-my.html A third of the movies released by major studios this year are remakes and sequels, including yet more movies about... Thu, 01 May 2014 16:30:00 MDT New 'Star Wars' cast announced; Ford, Hamill, Fisher will reprise roles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652810/New-Star-Wars-cast-announced-Ford-Hamill-Fisher-will-reprise-roles.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652810/New-Star-Wars-cast-announced-Ford-Hamill-Fisher-will-reprise-roles.html The cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII" has been announced, with actors Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac and Max von Sydow joining the... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Businesses announce 'Spring Into Historic Park City' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601540/Businesses-announce-Spring-Into-Historic-Park-City.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601540/Businesses-announce-Spring-Into-Historic-Park-City.html Historic Park City merchants have announced events, promotions and free parking on Main Street Sundays from April 27 through... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:25:08 MDT California bill that would end orca shows stalls http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651512/California-bill-that-would-end-orca-shows-stalls.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651512/California-bill-that-would-end-orca-shows-stalls.html A California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out their captivity was put on... Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:50:30 MDT A film festival for kids: Utah welcomes fourth-annual Tumbleweeds event http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598665/A-film-festival-for-kids-Utah-welcomes-fourth-annual-Tumbleweeds-event.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598665/A-film-festival-for-kids-Utah-welcomes-fourth-annual-Tumbleweeds-event.html The fourth annual Tumbleweeds Film Festival will be held this weekend. Committed to presenting films with high production and... Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:29:51 MDT Gov. Herbert: Utah is a better place with Robert Redford in it http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590313/Gov-Herbert-Utah-is-a-better-place-with-Robert-Redford-in-it.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590313/Gov-Herbert-Utah-is-a-better-place-with-Robert-Redford-in-it.html Veteran actor and businessman Robert Redford was honored Saturday at a special event called the Governor's Salute to Robert... Sat, 09 Nov 2013 22:00:00 MST Climate scientists say it is time to go 'nuclear'; letter stirs debate in Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589922/Climate-scientists-say-it-is-time-to-go-nuclear-letter-stirs-debate-in-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589922/Climate-scientists-say-it-is-time-to-go-nuclear-letter-stirs-debate-in-Utah.html A letter penned by four climate scientists urges the environmental community to embrace nuclear power as a way to reduce... Tue, 05 Nov 2013 15:20:42 MST This week's Deseret News Sunday Edition on KSL-TV focuses on faith, families and Jeremy Lin http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588329/This-weeks-Deseret-News-Sunday-Edition-on-KSL-TV-focuses-on-faith-families-and-Jeremy-Lin.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588329/This-weeks-Deseret-News-Sunday-Edition-on-KSL-TV-focuses-on-faith-families-and-Jeremy-Lin.html Deseret News reporters sat down to discuss the topics of the American family, religious leaders and the government shutdown,... Sun, 13 Oct 2013 09:30:00 MDT Director secretly shoots at Disney parks for film that premiered at Sundance http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639738/Director-secretly-shoots-at-Disney-parks-for-film-that-premiered-at-Sundance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639738/Director-secretly-shoots-at-Disney-parks-for-film-that-premiered-at-Sundance.html 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,... Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:07:09 MDT 8 months after Sundance, faith-filled 'Linsanity' arrives in theaters http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587566/8-months-after-Sundance-faith-filled-Linsanity-arrives-in-theaters.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587566/8-months-after-Sundance-faith-filled-Linsanity-arrives-in-theaters.html A documentary about the meteoric rise of pro basketball player Jeremy Lin touches on themes of Christianity, family and race. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 19:40:00 MDT 'Austenland' is a delightful romantic comedy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585087/Austenland-is-a-delightful-romantic-comedy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585087/Austenland-is-a-delightful-romantic-comedy.html “Austenland” is a light-hearted and romantic comedy that is delightful to watch and doesn't take itself too... Thu, 22 Aug 2013 19:00:00 MDT 'Austenland' writer Shannon Hale to screen film for fans in Salt Lake City http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585072/Austenland-writer-Shannon-Hale-to-screen-film-for-fans-in-Salt-Lake-City.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585072/Austenland-writer-Shannon-Hale-to-screen-film-for-fans-in-Salt-Lake-City.html Utah writer Shannon Hale will take questions from the audience after special screenings of the film 'Austenland' this weekend... Thu, 22 Aug 2013 08:50:00 MDT Utah authors see works come to life on big screen http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585037/Utah-authors-see-works-come-to-life-on-big-screen.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585037/Utah-authors-see-works-come-to-life-on-big-screen.html James Dashner's “The Maze Runner” will hit theaters in February, and is one of two recent films to be adapted... Wed, 21 Aug 2013 17:30:00 MDT Book review: New edition of 'Off-Premise Catering Management' has tips for beginner, veteran http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584979/Book-review-New-edition-of-Off-Premise-Catering-Management-has-tips-for-beginner-veteran.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584979/Book-review-New-edition-of-Off-Premise-Catering-Management-has-tips-for-beginner-veteran.html “Off-Premise Catering Management” is the textbook on setting up and running a catering business. It utilizes the... Tue, 20 Aug 2013 17:03:30 MDT Local 'Austenland' screening, tea on Aug. 6 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583691/Local-Austenland-screening-tea-on-Aug-6.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583691/Local-Austenland-screening-tea-on-Aug-6.html A red carpet screening of “Austenland” will be Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the Broadway Centre Cinema as part of a... Sat, 27 Jul 2013 09:00:00 MDT S.H.I.E.L.D., pirates, and Sleepy Hollow: Comic-Con expands as proving ground for new shows http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634013/SHIELD-pirates-and-Sleepy-Hollow-Comic-Con-expands-as-proving-ground-for-new-shows.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634013/SHIELD-pirates-and-Sleepy-Hollow-Comic-Con-expands-as-proving-ground-for-new-shows.html Nine years ago, the inaugural episode of "Lost" captured Comic-Con attendees' imaginations when it first premiered at the... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 10:15:16 MDT Stephenie Meyer, Keri Russell, Utah author release 'Austenland' movie trailer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582899/Stephenie-Meyer-Keri-Russell-Utah-author-release-Austenland-movie-trailer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582899/Stephenie-Meyer-Keri-Russell-Utah-author-release-Austenland-movie-trailer.html Want a little peek of the movie “Austenland”? The trailer for the light-hearted romantic comedy based on the book... Wed, 10 Jul 2013 12:21:37 MDT Hollywood rebounds, but family-friendly offerings still limited http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582678/Hollywood-rebounds-but-family-friendly-offerings-still-limited.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582678/Hollywood-rebounds-but-family-friendly-offerings-still-limited.html After a weak first quarter, 2013 still has a lot of catching up to do if it’s going to come anywhere near last... Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:32:53 MDT Roger Ebert gave the Sundance Film Festival a boost in its early stages http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578033/Roger-Ebert-gave-the-Sundance-Film-Festival-a-boost-in-its-early-stages.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578033/Roger-Ebert-gave-the-Sundance-Film-Festival-a-boost-in-its-early-stages.html In its earliest years the Sundance Film Festival received a boost in the national press from Roger Ebert, whose death last... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 17:43:12 MDT Robert Redford named as Westminster commencement speaker http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576685/Robert-Redford-named-as-Westminster-commencement-speaker.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576685/Robert-Redford-named-as-Westminster-commencement-speaker.html Actor, director and Sundance Institute founder Robert Redford will address students during Westminster College's 2013... Mon, 25 Mar 2013 16:35:00 MDT Film preview: 'Girl Rising' vividly shows education's importance http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575931/Film-preview-Girl-Rising-vividly-shows-educations-importance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575931/Film-preview-Girl-Rising-vividly-shows-educations-importance.html Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins will present “Girl Rising” at Park City’s Eccles... Sat, 16 Mar 2013 13:30:00 MDT 'The Incredible Burt Wonderstone' is too generic, but occasionally funny http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575817/The-Incredible-Burt-Wonderstone-is-too-generic-but-occasionally-funny.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575817/The-Incredible-Burt-Wonderstone-is-too-generic-but-occasionally-funny.html “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” has some genuinely funny moments, but its assembly-line story is so overdone... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT