IndieLounge – 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Jan. 21-26
710 Main St.
The Independent Filmmakers’ Lounge will have gifting, live music, waffles, cocktails/ mocktails/ coffee and more by day; premieres, screenings, panels and parties — with confirmed guests like Lily-Rose Depp, Justin Long, Katie Couric and Kristen Stewart — by night.
Saturday, January 23
Variety Fandango Studio at Sundance Presented by Dockers – 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Jan. 23-26
625 Main St.
Variety is teaming up with Dockers, Fandango, Autograph Collection Hotels, Woolrich John Rich & Bros. and photo partner Shutterstock for this year’s super-sized festival suite — where VIPs will be outfitted in luxury items from Dockers khakis to Woolrich Arctic Parkas, while enjoying cocktails and desserts inspired by Autograph Collection’s independent hotels. The festival’s top film talent and directors — including Casey Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Kyle Chandler, Don Cheadle, Lena Dunham, Greta Gerwig, Armie Hammer, Chelsea Handler, Nick Jonas, Elisabeth Moss, Imogen Poots, Michael Shannon and Kristen Stewart (who’ll also be at Variety’s Indie Impact dinner on Sunday) — will all come through to give interviews for Variety’s video series and to have portraits taken by Shutterstock. Stay tuned for the end result.
Sunday, January 24
Certain Women Sundance Premiere.
Variety’s Indie Impact Dinner presented by Samsung Galaxy View – 8-9:30 p.m.
Galaxy Lounge at Samsung Studio, northwest corner of Main St. and Heber Ave.
Kristen Stewart will present Kelly Reichardt, director of “Certain Women” — which stars Stewart, Michelle Williams and Laura Dern as three trailblazing small-town women whose lives intersect — with her award at Variety’s intimate dinner affair.
Monday, January 25
UNCONFIRMED as of Kristen’s presence.
“Certain Women” Premiere Party
Kia Supper Suite with The Church Key
A celebration for Kelly Reichardt’s female-centric film starring Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams and Laura Dern.
Sundance Film Festival : Certain Women / U.S.A. (Director: Kelly Reichardt, Screenwriter: Kelly Reichardt based on stories by Maile Meloy) — The lives of three woman intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail. Cast: Laura Dern, Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams, James Le Gros, Jared Harris, Lily Gladstone. World Premiere