Robert Redford, Forest Whitaker and Mayor Cory Booker Attend the Bing Decision Maker Series With 'Brick City' Season 2 on January 23rd at the Sundance Film Festival
PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Executive Producer Forest Whitaker, Sundance Channel Founder Robert Redford, Producer/Directors Mark Benjamin and Marc Levin attended a special screening of the Sundance Channel original series "Brick City" season 2 at the Bing Bar in Park City, Utah on January 23rd. The screening was followed by a panel discussion moderated by Levin. The event was part of the Bing Decision Maker Series at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Other attendees included Rosie O'Donnell and Isabella Rossellini.
The Bing Decision Maker Series, a lively exchange of stories, anecdotes, career lessons and wisdom gleaned from the decisions that have helped shape some of Hollywood's most notable careers, at the Bing Bar. This one-hour daily moderated discussion provides a chance for Hollywood "Decision Makers" to draw upon their experiences in the industry and reflect on the most "decisive moments" of their careers. An interactive Q&A session with attendees will follow the moderated discussion. Last year's lineup featured Trevor Groth, programming director of the Sundance Film Festival; actor Mark Ruffalo; and Ben Silverman, Chairman of Electus.
ABOUT "BRICK CITY":
Sundance Channel's Peabody Award-winning series returns to Newark, New Jersey's largest city, to explore a question that people everywhere can understand: how do you continue to change yourself, your community, your city when the setbacks come fast and furious? The six one-hour episodes of "Brick City" follow Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Police Director Garry McCarthy and Newark citizens from across the socioeconomic spectrum to tell a story of resilience, resolve and optimism in the face of political, economic, and personal upheaval. Executive produced by Forest Whitaker; produced by Mark Benjamin and Marc Levin, "Brick City" Season 2 will air on Sundance Channel Sundays at 8:00 pm from January 30th – March 13th
Bing is designed to help people overcome search overload and make faster, more informed decisions when searching online. No longer satisfied with the status quo of search, Microsoft designed Bing as a Decision Engine to provide people with intelligent search tools to help them simplify tasks and make more informed decisions, from simple decisions such as choosing the fastest route to get home to more complex ones such as researching a product purchase or planning a trip. Bing is available at http://bing.com.
About Sundance Channel
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