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Archive for January, 2007

01/25/2007

In the Limelight

    Sarasota’s film festival shines in the Sundance spotlight.   By Charlie Huisking   On my last day at the Sundance Film Festival, it was the Sarasota Film Festival that was making news.   The Sarasota fest is one of eight festivals from around the country that will be involved in a new filmmaker […]

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01/23/2007

Antonio’s Journey

      Antonio Banderas talks about his directorial debut at the Sundance Film Festival.   By Charlie Huisking   His black hair tied in a pony tail, Antonio Banderas drew cheers and a few adoring screams when he took the stage at Sundance Monday night to introduce Summer Rain. The Spanish-language film is the […]

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01/22/2007

Grace in the Morning

  An 8:30 a.m. screening at Sundance gets major buzz.   By Charlie Huisking   Where do 2,000 people turn out for a movie at 8:30 a.m. on a 14-degree morning? At the Sundance Film Festival, particularly when the film is Grace is Gone, the movie that’s generating the most buzz at this year’s event. […]

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01/22/2007

Peek Experiences

Star-spotting at Sundance.   By Charlie Huisking   Celebrities are flying by faster than the snowflakes here in chilly Park City, site of the 2007 Sundance Film Festival.   I just spent the last hour doing my best imitation of a paparazzi, snapping pictures of Teri Hatcher, Kyra Sedgwick, Molly Shannon and Paul Rudd as […]

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01/22/2007

Snow on the Mountains, Swag on the Streets

    Reporting from the Sundance Film Festival in Park City.   By Charlie Huisking   When you’re watching a screening at the Sundance Film Festival, you have to worry about things you don’t need to consider at the Sarasota Film Festival.   Like, where are my gloves and cap? I think they fell under […]

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01/19/2007

Hello, Park City–and Robert Redford

Reporting from the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 19.   Robert Redford helped get the 2007 Sundance Film Festival off to a passionately political start last night. Seeing Red-ford: Sundance festival founder Robert Redford introduced the opening- night film, Chicago 10, a documentary about protestors during the Vietnam War, with some heated remarks about […]

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