I have left the crowded streets of Park City and headed for home. For those tramping along at the Festival until the very end, the experience might begin to compare unfavorably with the Bataan Death March. But my only regret -and this is a tribute to the programming- is the number of films that I couldn’t fit into the time allotted.
THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE is, as the Festival catalogue promises, a clever film. It doesn’t launch a frontal attack on Wintour–she hardly would have turned up at the premiere if it did. But it pokes at her slyly, from the side. It is revelatory about Wintour’s relationship with her family and it explores the enduring partnership between the editor-in-chief and the far more likeable (in the film, at least) creative director Grace Coddington
Festival programmer Trevor Groth discusses the process of jury selection for the Sundance Film Festival.
Senior festival programmer Shari Frilot speaks about new and emerging technologies that will bring storytelling to unprecedented levels.
Flying in to Salt Lake City, those snow-covered peaks are a majestic sight. The drive up to Park City is an easy jog on I-80. It’s sunny and clear and the madness is about to begin. I’ve read and talked and talked and read. Which movies are likely to emerge from the pack? I’ve checked…
It’s hard enough to leave sunny Los Angeles for freezing Park City but this year, I’m just back from the tropical warmth of Hawaii. I don’t expect much sympathy but still, can you concede that it’s a shock to the system? Shorts and tee shirts are out of the suitcase; long johns and unflattering outerwear…