Sundance Film Festival

The 2020 Sundance Film Festival kicks off Thursday, January 23 - Sunday, February 2 with screenings in Park City, Salt Lake, and the Sundance Resort. Check out the full program of world-premiere films, virtual reality, music, panel discussion, and more at sundance.org/festival.

Follow KRCL's daily Sundance keep up with film news and reviews with the short feature Sundance in 60 and special Sundance coverage from Autumn Thatcher.

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Save Yourselves!

"Hey Google, play Whitney Houston?" Silence.

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Sundance Diaries: Sharon Van Etten and Celebration of Music in Film

This year's Celebration of Music in Film featured performances by Jorge Aragon Brito, Sharon Van Etten and Rufus Wainwright. The annual celebration has quickly become one of my favorite events at the Sundance Film Festival, and this year was no exception.

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Talk about films, catch local music at 3 Sundance Lounges in SLC

Looking to mingle and talk films, music in SLC during #Sundance2020?

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Sundance Diaries: Elevating Film through Music

Growing up, I owned a lot of soundtracks from movies I loved. When listening to songs off of these soundtracks, I would be transported back to specific scenes in a film, and I would experience the emotion I felt while watching the film all over again. As I have gotten older, I am more aware of the fact that my reactions to moments in film and television are almost always because of the music I am hearing in those moments. For example, there's that Snow Patrol song, "Chasing Cars," that will forever and always take me back to the season-two finale of "Grey's Anatomy." There's that moment in "Garden State" when Natalie Portman's character hands over her headphones to Zach Braff's character and tells him the song he's about to hear ("New Slang" by The Shins) will change his life. Music does that: changes lives. 

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