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The Panola Project (Courtesy PMG)
Sundance: Directors of Short Film ‘The Panola Project’ on Highlighting Community Activist Dorothy Oliver
By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor • January 27, 2022

  In August 2021, The New Yorker published “An Alabama Woman’s Neighborly Vaccination Campaign” featuring short documentary “The...

Sinead OConnor in the Sundance premiere of Nothing Compares. (Courtesy Sundance Institute)
Sundance: 'Nothing Compares' Misses the Mark
By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor • January 27, 2022

  Director Kathryn Ferguson’s debut Sundance feature documentary "Nothing Compares" is a vulnerable and intimate picture of pop star...

(Photo by Dmitriy Protsenko | Courtesy Flickr)
The Show Must Go On: Entertainment Careers Through COVID
By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer • January 27, 2022

  It’s hard to believe that we are coming up on two years since COVID-19 disrupted our lives. In case you haven’t noticed,...

Nina Menkes in a Still from Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power. (Courtesy Sundance Institute).
Sundance: 'Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power' Dissects Cinematography's Impact on Female Empowerment
By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor • January 25, 2022

  In "Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power," filmmaker Nina Menkes takes the content of her talk "Sex and Power: The Visual Language of Cinema" and...

Kanye West in Jeen-Yuhs. (Courtesy Sundance.org)
Sundance: 'Jeen-Yuhs' is a Kanye Documentary for the Super-Fans
By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer • January 25, 2022

  Kanye West — he’s a rapper, producer, fashionista, father, husband and all-around cultural phenomenon. Even if you don’t listen...

Renate Reinsve and Anders Danielsen Lie in a still from The Worst Person in the World. (Courtesy of Sundance.org)
Sundance: 'The Worst Person in the World' is an Observant, Funny Look at Millennial Unrest
By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer • January 24, 2022

  Toward the beginning of Joachim Trier’s "The Worst Person in the World," the main character, the titular worst person in the world,...

Chiura Obata, Topaz War Relocation Center by Moonlight, 1943, watercolor, gift of the Estate of Chiura Obata, from the Permanent Collection of the UMFA. (Courtesy Utah Museum of Fine Arts)
Celebrating Artist Chiura Obata’s Life as His Work Joins UMFA’s Permanent Collection
By Devin Oldroyd and Avery Greig January 24, 2022

(Graphic by Sydney Stam | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Arts Internships Offer Students Community
By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer • January 24, 2022

  Arts internships can be intensely rewarding and enriching to the students who participate in them. These internships can provide...

Karen Gillan in Dual. 
(Courtesy of Sundance.org)
Sundance: 'Dual' Fascinates with Darkness and Obscurity
By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer • January 23, 2022

  Riley Stearns has proven a unique and interesting addition to the world of off-kilter indie cinema. While I have only seen two of his...

Daryl McCormack and Emma Thompson in Good Luck to You, Leo Grande. (Courtesy Sundance Institute)
Sundance: 'Good Luck to You, Leo Grande' Sparks Discussion about De-stigmatizing Female Pleasure
By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer • January 23, 2022

  The intimate comedy “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande” starring Emma Thompson and Daryl McCormack premiered at Sundance Film Festival...

Christine Choy in a Still from the Sundance 2022 Premiere of The Exiles. (Courtesy Sundance Institute)
Sundance: Premiere of 'The Exiles' Offers New Look at Tiananmen Square Massacre and Aftermath
By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor • January 23, 2022

  Thirty years after the horrific massacre of pro-democracy demonstrators at Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, legendary documentarian...

A screenshot from the trailer for Scream (Courtesy of Spyglass Media Grouop)
'Scream' Delivers the Same Self-Aware Scares as the Original
By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer • January 23, 2022

  What sets the "Scream" franchise apart from other slasher flicks is that every character knows they are in a horror movie. It's refreshing...

Winter Farmers Market: The Gateway
Winter Farmers Market: The Gateway
By India Bown, Arts Writer • January 23, 2022

In the heart of Salt Lake City, the downtown area is home to some amazing shopping, entertainment and food that will give you a taste of what...

Screenshot of Zendaya in the Trailer for Euphoria: Season 2 (Courtesy HBO Max)
'Euphoria' is Back, and it's More Important than Ever to Heed the Trigger Warnings
By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer • January 23, 2022

  Grab your glitter — the hit drama series "Euphoria," starring Zendaya, just released the first episode of season 2 on HBO Max this...

Still from Gabriel Martins  film Marte Um (Mars One) which Premiered at Sundance Jan. 20, 2022. (Courtesy Sundance Institute)
Sundance: Gabriel Martins' 'Marte Um (Mars One)' is Rated T for Tender
By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor • January 22, 2022

  Gabriel Martins’ "Marte Um (Mars One)" made its festival debut at Sundance on Thursday, Jan. 20. The film follows Tércia (Rejane...

Regina Hall in a still from Master (Courtesy of Sundance.org)
Sundance: 'Master' Premiere Demonstrates the Pitfalls of Elevated Horror
By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer • January 22, 2022

  "Master," the feature-length film debut of director and writer Mariama Diallo, has what every distinguished horror movie seems to have...

Colin Farrell in After Yang (Courtesy Sundance.org)
Sundance: 'After Yang' is a Refreshing and Beautiful Addition to the Science Fiction Catalogue
By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer • January 22, 2022

  When any piece of cinema brands itself with the daunting label of science fiction, certain expectations are involuntarily assigned....

Finn Wolfhard and Julianne Moore in When You Finish Saving the World. 
(Courtesy Sundance.org)
Sundance: Jesse Eisenberg's Directorial Debut 'When You Finish Saving the World' is a Touching Exploration of Self-Worth
By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer • January 22, 2022

  In 2002, Jesse Eisenberg made his cinematic acting debut in "Roger Dodger." His quick-witted, razor-sharp quirky style quickly became...

Still from The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (Courtesy Sundance Film Festival)
Sundance: Re-Release of 'The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love' Opens Fully Virtual Festival
By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer • January 21, 2022

  After originally premiering at Sundance Film Festival in 1995, "The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love" returns as part...

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