The 2017 Sundance Institute NEXT FEST – A four day event filled with movies, music and shenanigans – kicked off tonight at the iconic Theatre Ace Hotel in Downtown LA to a sold out packed house screening of Academy Award winning writer/director Quentin Tarantino’s 25th anniversary cult classic – Reservoir Dogs in stunning preserved 35mm.
Tarantino, who received the institute’s Vanguard Leadership Award ignited the crowd with his brief speech before the screening of his film. “Let me actually give a shout out to Los Angeles!” said Tarantino that drew an explosive applause. “This is my first official Resevoir Dogs big deal anniversary thing in LA”.
Above John Cooper (L) and Trevor Groth (R)
Additional stars from the film in attendance included TIM ROTH, MICHAEL MADSEN (below hat) and KIRK BALTZ. Also seen on the red carpet horsing around was multiple critics choice award and Emmy nominee WALTON GOGGINS (below) who has appeared in multiple Tarantino films (The Hateful Eight and Djanjo Unchained).
Tim Roth (Below)
Stunt woman ZOE BELL (below), who has appeared in many Tarantino movies also was in attendance. #WomenInFilm
Sundance NEXT FEST continues through Sunday with some great indie movies and music.
Tickets can be purchased @ sundance.org/next
All photos are copyrighted by the Sundance Institute – Photographers: Ryan Kobane and Nick Sammons