The Summit - in August 2008, 18 of 24 climbers reached the summit of K2. Forty-eight hours later, 11 people were dead...Canyons Resort will play host to the 2013 Sundance Institute Summer Series on select Friday evenings in August and September. With a strong history of serving as a cultural catalyst, the nonprofit Sundance Institute is once again presenting free outdoor screenings of Sundance Film Festival favorites.
- All screenings are free and will take place under the stars in the Resort Village at sunset, approximately between 8:30pm – 9:00pm.
- Please be aware that some films may contain adult content. Parents are strongly urged to find out more about R-rated films in determining their suitability for children.
- Please be aware that there may be some noise in the Village. We apologize for any inconvenience.
- Picnics, blankets and chairs are welcome.
- The Umbrella Bar will be open during the screenings.
- Parking is available in the Sundial Lodge parking lot.
- For the safety and enjoyment our guests, dogs are not allowed on the grass in the Resort Village during the film. Dogs are allowed on the paved areas of the Resort Village, but must be kept on a leash at all times.
- Take pictures and share them with us! Use #sundancelocals and @canyonsresort when you upload your photos on Instagram and they'll be added to our photo gallery.
2013 Sundance Institute Summer Film Series:
Information on The Summit:
Directed by Nick Ryan and written by Mark Monroe. Documentary, 98 minutes, 2013 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection, English and Italian/Basque/Nepalese with English subtitles. Although K2 is only the second-highest peak in the world, it is renowned as the most dangerous and revered by mountaineers as their ultimate challenge. In August 2008, 18 of 24 climbers reached the summit of K2. Forty-eight hours later, 11 people were dead. What happened on that fateful day has never been resolved.
About Sundance Institute:
Sundance institute is a global nonprofit organization founded by Robert Redford in 1981. Through its artistic development programs for directors, screenwriters, producers, composers and playwrights, the Institute seeks to discover and support independent film and theatre artists from the United States and around the world, and to introduce audiences to their new work. The Institute promotes independent storytelling to inform, inspire, and unite diverse populations around the globe. For more information, please visit www.sundance.org/utah.