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The Daily Buzz from Sundance: Day 4 (1/23/17)


Welcome to Day 4 of Daily Buzz’s coverage of the 2017 Sundance Film

Welcome to Day 4 of Daily Buzz’s coverage of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah with our host, John Wildman and co-hosts Kim Voynar and Irene Cho. We begin today’s podcast with a discussion of the latest festival hot topics and a roundtable of journalists including Anne Thompson (TOH/INDIEWIRE), Justin Chang (LA TIMES), and Erik Davis (MOVIES.COM/FANDANGO). We then talk to the producers of ROXANNE ROXANNE, Nina Yang Bongiovi (Significant Productions) and Mimi Valdes (IamOTHER) about the premiere of their latest feature and the importance of supporting diverse talent. Documentarian Stanley Nelson then drops by to talk about his latest film,Ā TELL THEM WE ARE RISING: THE STORY OF HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIESĀ about the history of black colleges and education. We also chat with the featured subjects of the documentary BENDING THE ARC, Dr. Jim Kim (Head of World Bank), andĀ Dr. Paul Farmer andĀ Ophelia Dahl, the co-founders of Partners in Health. Finally, we bring together a group to chat about VR, which is becoming a bigger part of Sundance each year within New Frontier’s programming. Joining us for this chat is Robert Scoble (UPLOAD VR), Emily Price (GOOGLE VR), and Nathaniel Luke Pinzon (WONDERTEK LABS).
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The Daily Buzz from the Sundance Film Festival was an recurring series, recorded on-site in Park City, Utah during Sundance and featuring interviews with some of the most important voices in the entertainment industry, including directors, actors, producers, festival directors and journalists in the independent film world. It aired during Sundance from 2014-2020.
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