disclosing the Movies He refused and His huge Regrets :John Cooper’s Sundance Swan Song

John Cooper ponders everything from dismissing “George Washington” to tolerating “Hounddog” in a wide-running meeting about his inheritance. John Cooper wasn’t so certain about “Honeyland.” A year prior to the narrative about a Macedonian beekeeper would score two Oscar designations, the future Sundance World Cinema Documentary determination didn’t reverberate with the celebration chief as he entered his last year. “I just didn’t get that film when I watched it,” said Cooper from his Sundance office during the 2020 edition of the festival, as he ended his 11-year run overseeing the…

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