Kim Yutani picked to be Sundance Film Festival’s new programming director, the first woman to hold the job

The Sundance Film Festival has a new director of programming — and one of the few women and persons of color to hold such a job at a major festival.

Kim Yutani, who has been a senior programmer at Sundance since 2009, will lead the programming staff and report to festival Director John Cooper, the Sundance Institute announced Monday night. READ MORE ON THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE.