On The Scene at Sundance
A few steps from the Park City Post Office on Main Street, indieWIRE
encounters filmmaker Tamra Davis who is praising Jane C. Wagner and Tina
DiFelicianonio's competition documentary, "Girls Like Us". Davis is here for
the weekend before heading back to work on her new film...
Outside the "Surburbia" party at The Riverhorse Cafe, Michele Forman confirms that she left Spike Lee's 40 Acres And A Mule Filmworks two weeks ago. Forman, who is contributing to The Sundance Channel website this week, is working on a film that she will write and direct this fall...
Outside the same event, "Puddle Cruiser"'s Jay Chandrasekhar (discussing his
former boss, and "Suburbia" Exec. Producer John Sloss) jokes, "I used to work
for John Sloss, now he works for me." "Puddle Cruiser" is set to screen at the
upcoming indie showcase in Berlin...
...later at the "Love Walked In" party at Mercato Mediterraneo, Sundance programmer Rebecca Yeldam introduces Jared Leto ("Prefontaine") to Sarah Jacobson ("Mary Jane's Not A Virgin Anymore"). Leto rejects Jacobson's offer of a promotional cigar and when discussing his role in Steve James' eagerly anticipated follw-up to "Hoop Dreams", comments that he is on the hunt for a new script -- something "emotionally challenging and complex." Leto explains that he is anxious to
move beyond the indie world of 4 a.m. calls for single take shots.
Supposedly Spotted: Sandra Bullock; Emilio Estevez; Glenn Close and Sally
Field shopping at the Park City outlet mall.