Hillary Clinton Is Attending the 2020 Sundance Film Festival – Here’s Why

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The Sundance Film Festival runs from Jan. 23 to Feb. 2, 2020, in Utah between Park City, Salt Lake City and Sundance, UT. Every day new motion pictures will premiere and the celebs will likely be there, and you might even see them strolling down Main St. too. Hillary Clinton will make her first ever look on the pageant too.

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Hillary Clinton | Barbara Kinney/Hulu

Nanette Burstein’s Hulu docuseries Hillary premieres at Sundance and the previous Secretary of State and First Lady is attending. You can see Clinton in individual on Saturday, Jan. 25 on the 3:00 p.m. premiere at The Ray theater. Clinton and Burstein will even be on the Cinema Cafe on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 11:30 a.m. previous to their 12:30 p.m. screening in Salt Lake City. 

Clinton additionally spoke with the Television Critics Association for the primary time on Friday, Jan. 17. Here’s what she needed to say about taking the present to Sundance and different movie festivals. Hillary will premiere on Hulu March 6.

Hillary Clinton is wanting ahead to the Sundance Film Festival

Hillary Clinton’s job has taken her all around the globe, however one place she’s by no means been to is the Sundance Film Festival.

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Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton | Barbara Kinney/Hulu

“I’ve never been to Sundance,” Clinton mentioned. “I hear it is the most amazing experience and you literally could stay up for two weeks straight and see incredible films from all over the world and all kinds. So, I’m really looking forward to it. I’m excited about it. It’s like a new experience.  I don’t know what to expect other than it’s supposed to be cold. So, I’m looking forward to being there.”

Hillary Clinton hopes to do that whereas she’s at Sundance

Even although Hillary Clinton has business at Sundance, she additionally hopes she will get to expertise her first pageant as a film lover. She worries her busy schedule at Sundance with two screenings and a Q&A in a single weekend may not permit time to attend different movies.

“I don’t know whether I will have time to see any other films, which would be really disappointing since I don’t know if I’ll ever get back to Sundance,” Clinton mentioned. 

Hillary Clinton will take questions from not solely Americans

The Sundance Film Festival attracts film lovers from all around the world. When Hillary Clinton will get as much as take questions after the screening, she expects to listen to from not solely residents of Utah.

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L-R: Kate McKinnon, Hillary Clinton | Barbara Kinney/Hulu

“I think showing it there, which is really an international audience, I think it’s going to be, for me, a lot of fun. Trying to figure out how to explain the moment in history that we find ourselves is really difficult. We are living in such a transformational age. Whether it ends up on the high side or the low side, we’re not clear yet. I’m looking forward to the questions, to the experience, and everything that goes with being at Sundance.”

Hillary Clinton, Television Critics Association panel, 1/17/2020

Next cease, Berlin

The Berlin Film Festival additionally requested to display screen Hillary and each Clinton and Burstein will go to Germany to current it there.

“Then we go to the Berlin Film Festival, which is also an international audience,” Clinton mentioned. “I don’t know what they’ll make of it, but they want it. I’ll do the same thing in Berlin I’ll do in Sundance, answer questions, which I think will probably be about what’s wrong with the United States and what are you guys going do to recover?”

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L-R: Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton | Barbara Kinney/Hulu

The collection spends 4 one hour episodes exploring Hillary Clinton’s profession in politics and makes an attempt to reply that query. So she hopes the movie will inform questions moderately than only a free for all.

“It is a really fraught time right now,” Clinton mentioned. “So I anticipate there will be a lot of questions about that that spring off of the film itself.”

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