Sundance Film Festival 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 Sundance doc pulls back curtain on Scientology "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 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 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 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 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 Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:30:00 MST Sundance's 'Wolfpack' raises questions about kids and media consumption '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' 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.' 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 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 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 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 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 “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 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 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 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 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 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' 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 “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 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 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 “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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 “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