Posts Tagged ‘park city’

Being Gluten Free at Sundance

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Those who have been to Park City, Utah during the Sundance film festival will most likely tell you about the totally insane food situation. It is not exactly surprising, with the cities population suddenly exploding by at least ten thousand people crowded restaurants are a given. If you do find a restaurant that looks like it has room to spare, it is most likely hosting some sort of private event. There are the occasional free samples to be found, but those are too small and inconsistent to rely on for sustenance. That said, it’s not impossible to find someplace if you’re willing to wait a few minutes. That is, of course, assuming you do not suffer from food allergies.

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A Day on The Slopes

Monday, January 31st, 2011

5 Sundancers hit the slopes of Park City to enjoy a day of skiing and snowboarding.

Here is our day. <-click to view the movie

Featuring:

Hannah Feigin, Chris Werre, Frank Arcuri Jr, Lindsay Comins, and Travis Tyler

Park City Snowboarding

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

While we were out here one day a bunch of us in the class decided to hit the slopes. It was a bit expensive for the lift ticket but other than that everything worked out in our favor. The snowboard rental was cheaper than I could ever imagined, the sun was shining bright, the trails was freshly groomed, and we got some great footage of us going down the trails and hitting some jumps. (more…)

Dear Park City

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

I am here to apologize and thank you all at the same time. In many ways I wish we met in different conditions or better yet had more days together. Like a great friend you introduced me to great food, people and places to shop. Yet I want to thank you for allowing me to have the days I did have with you, and for providing me with another town that feels like home. I will miss you but you will have provided with the backdrop for some of my greatest memories.

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End of Sundance

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

View of Main Street

View of Main Street

It is the end of Sundance for us: technically the festival still has another day but we’re leaving in the afternoon so we will be missing out. Now that it’s over for me I suppose I should write a reaction to the time I spent here and all that I experienced. What an experience. Aside from just being able to attend Sundance, I got to attend Sundance for course credit! How awesome is that? Super awesome. (more…)

My Festival Experience

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

Main Street, Park City

Main Street, Park City

Being in Park City, Utah for the Sundance Film Festival (and all of the stuff going on around it, like Slamdance) was definitely an exciting and memorable experience. It was amazing to see the US premieres (and in several cases the world premieres) of the newest indie films and not knowing if you just saw a movie that will be the next big thing or a movie that will never be seen again by anyone who didn’t see it here. I found myself genuinely hoping for all of the movies I saw to receive the highly sought after distribution deals, especially after the Q&A sessions with the directors, casts, and crews. They all put so much passion, heart, and effort into an endeavor that may be their big break, but could also come to nothing. I have even more respect now for the amount of work that goes into making a film and especially into making one that makes it to this level. I also feel like I have a slightly better grasp now on the ever-elusive term “independent film.” (more…)

Sundance is not the only event Park City hosted…

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Many people think of Park City, Utah, the place I stayed for ten days to enjoy the Sundance Film Festival, as the little town in the mountains where Robert Redford moved the festival to. But remember about nine years ago? Where Salt Lake City and Park City were chosen for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games? I haven’t, considering back in 2004 I was in Utah for an extended amount of time and got to go to some of the venues like Soldiers Hallow where I learned to cross country ski for the the first and last time, and the Olympic Oval in Kearns, Utah where I went ice skating with a friend of mine (even though I am not a big fan of it).

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