The Sundance Film Festival presented prizes on Saturday night in Park City, honoring Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" with two big awards.
In our 9th Episode, Film Society's Eugene Hernandez speaks with the filmmakers from World Cinema Documentary Competition filmmakers Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard about their Nick Cave feature 20,000 Days on Earth. And the episode recalls some of the highlights of the past week's show from Park City.
As the Sundance Film Festival begins to wind down with tomorrow night's awards, filmmakers and industry insiders continue to make their way to Daily Buzz from Park City. Episode 8 includes a diverse group of people here at the festival touting their work including Belle and Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch.
Actors, filmmakers and advocates stopped by Film Society's Daily Buzz for Wednesday's Episode 7 from the Sundance Film Festival. Whiplash made a splash Opening Night at the festival and its filmmaker joins the live broadcast from Park City in addition to actor Brady Corbet, doc filmmaker Sam Green and Film Society's own Matt Bolish.
The ever-eclectic series features recent work by Hong Sang-soo, Bernardo Bertolucci, Jane Campion, Ti West, and Denis Villeneuve, plus rarely-screened older gems by Christian Petzold, Raúl Ruiz, and much more!
Katie Couric spoke to Film Society's Daily Buzz about Fed Up a new documentary about the U.S. food industry playing at Sundance. Kurt Russell joined for The Battered Bastards of Baseball and filmmakers Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia talked up Web Junkie in Episode 6 from the Sundance Film Festival.
In a surprising occurrence, Steve McQueen and Alfonso Cuarón's films tied for the evening's top prize at this past weekend's Producers Guild of America awards ceremony.
Issues of race and cultural preservation perhaps appropriately surfaced in the Martin Luther King Day edition of Film Society's Daily Buzz. Filmmakers from Sundance films Dear White People, This May Be the Last Time and Love Is Strange talk over their films with Film Society's Eugene Hernandez in Park City.