Slamdance Festival’s opening film features a daughter exploring her father’s secrets

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Sachs said she hopes people will see her father as a unique character, but not that different from most dads.

She said, “I want people who watch it to imagine, ‘Well, how might I explore my father? What would be the questions I would ask? Maybe there were things he kept from me, because maybe he was protecting me — or maybe he had a side he didn’t want me to know.’”

Slamdance 2020 Opens With Documentary On Park City Denizen Ira Sachs


The Slamdance Film Festival returns to Park City later this month—headquartered once again at the Treasure Mountain Inn at the top of Main Street. But this year, the Festival has some special news for Parkites. The opening-night premiere is a documentary on Ira Sachs Sr., who’s been an icon in town for 40 years.