Sundance pays tribute to Sydney Pollack |

Sundance pays tribute to Sydney Pollack

Greg MarshallOf the Record staffMichelle Satter is the founding director of the feature film program of the Sundance Institute. She was also one of the first people on Earth to see the film "Tootsie," Sydney Pollack's now classic story of gender bending

Irene Cho, another representative of the Sundance Institute, said she will read a tribute to Pollack before the 9 p.m. start of "Tootsie" in Park City. The series, called Six Degrees of Sundance, shows how classic films connect to the Sundance Film Festival.

According to Cho, The series has attracted a record-number of viewers at its three screening locations at the Sundance Resort, the Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City and Park City.

"Tootsie" starts at 9 p.m. in City Park. The event is free and open to the public.