Sundance 2020: A star-studded recap from Park City

Another year, another action-packed Sundance Film Festival.

This year's event was littered with big-name music stars (Taylor Swift, Post Malone and Mark Ronson were a few of the Top 40 mainstays involved this year), politicians (hello, Hillary Clinton!) and A-list actors like Mila Kunis, Will Ferrell, Kerry Washington, Anne Hathaway and more, and there were plenty of parties and events where festival goers could spot their recognizable faces.

I returned to Sundance this year, marking my fourth consecutive time attending the film festival in Park City, Utah. Chase Sapphire hosted me during the first weekend, where I experienced the festival through the lens of cardmember, getting access to a slew of exclusive panels and parties at Chase Sapphire on Main, as well as take advantage of the brand's new dining and travel partnerships with DoorDash and Lyft to enhance the experience.

Throughout the weekend, I took note of every event I went to and every celebrity that I saw at those star-studded events. Take a peek at my Sundance 2020 diary below:

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PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis attend the 2020 Sundance Film Festival - "Four Good Days" Premiere at Eccles Center Theatre on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Mila Kunis, Robert Redford, Glenn Close and Ashton Kutcher attend the 2020 Sundance Film Festival - "Four Good Days" Premiere at Eccles Center Theatre on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 27: (L-R) Aisha Harris, Shaandiin Tome, Callie Holley, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Eva Longoria, Gloria Steinem, Keri Putnam and Amy Emmerich attend the 2020 Women at Sundance Celebration hosted by Sundance Institute and Refinery29, Presented by LUNA at Juniper at Newpark on January 27, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 23: Taylor Swift attends the Netflix premiere of Miss Americana at Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Netfilx)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 27: Raquel Horsford, Tessa Thompson, Eva Longoria, Kerry Washington and Erica Gimpel attend the 2020 Sundance Film Festival - "Sylvie's Love" Premiere at Eccles Center Theatre on January 27, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Glenn Close and Mila Kunis stop by WarnerMedia Lodge: Elevating Storytelling with AT&T during Sundance Film Festival 2020 on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for WarnerMedia and AT&T )
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Alexander Hodge, Yvonne Orji, Issa Rae, Prentice Penny, Elaine Welteroth and Jay Ellis pose at the Lowkey "Insecure" Dinner presented by Our Stories to Tell at Firewood on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)
Post Malone and Brody Jenner partied together at Tao Park City during Sundance, where guests sipped on Casamigos Tequila. (Credit: Tao)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 27: Anne Hathaway stops by WarnerMedia Lodge: Elevating Storytelling with AT&T during Sundance Film Festival 2020 on January 27, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for WarnerMedia and AT&T)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Martha Stewart attends the Chefdance at Sundance Night 2 with Chef Melissa Perello, Honoring Martha Stewart on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images for ChefDance)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell attend The Vulture Spot presented by Amazon Fire TV 2020 at The Vulture Spot on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for New York Magazine)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Yvonne Orji and Elaine Welteroth attend the Lowkey "Insecure" Dinner presented by Our Stories to Tell at Firewood on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR CHASE SAPPHIRE - Camila Mendes, left, and Andy Samberg talk during a panel for "Palm Springs" at Los Angeles Times Live during the Sundance Film Festival presented by Chase Sapphire, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision for Chase Sapphire/AP Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 25: (L-R) Lin-Manuel Miranda, Eva Longoria, Luis A.Miranda Jr. and America Ferrera attend the official after party for "Siempre, Luis" at The Latinx House on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Mat Hayward/Getty Images for The Latinx House)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 27: Debby Ryan and Alison Brie attend the Netflix Horse Girl Premiere at The Ray on January 27, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Mat Hayward/Getty Images for Netflix)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Jaden Smith and Kali Uchis attend the Bootsy Bellows Pop Up celebrating XTR at Lateral at WarnerMedia Lodge: Elevating Storytelling with AT&T during Sundance Film Festival 2020 on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for WarnerMedia and AT&T )
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 26: Julia Garner of "The Assistant" and Producer Kerry Washington of "The Fight" stop by TheWrap Studio sponsored by Heineken at Sundance Film Festival on January 26, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Heineken)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 24: (EDITORS NOTE: Retransmission with alternate crop.) Olivia Wilde and Margaret Qualley attend the Park City 2020 - Chefdance Presents Premiere of Short Film "Wake Up" at Chefdance on January 24, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR CHASE SAPPHIRE - Alec Baldwin poses for a photo at the Los Angeles Times Studio at Sundance Film Festival presented by Chase Sapphire on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Jack Dempsey/Invision for Chase Sapphire /AP Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 24: Toni Collette, Kelly Rowland and Yaani King sign the Heineken art installation during Heineken at TheWrap Studio at Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Heineken)
Kerry Washington wears Sorel's Black Lace Booties walks on Main Street on January 26, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/GC Images)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR CHASE SAPPHIRE - Chase Sapphire Creator and famed producer Mark Ronson seen at Chase Sapphire on Main at Sundance Film Festival 2020 on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision for Chase Sapphire/AP Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 26: Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita attend The HBO Documentary Films Party at Sundance 2020 at Hotel Park City on January 26, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 24: Lala Kent and producer Randall Emmett attend "Spree" After Party held at Chase Sapphire on January 24, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji pose for photo booth at the Lowkey "Insecure" Dinner presented by Our Stories to Tell at Firewood on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR CHASE SAPPHIRE - Sienna Miller, left, and Diego Luna attend the world premiere party for "Wander Darkly" at Chase Sapphire on Main at the Sundance Film Festival 2020 on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision for Chase Sapphire/AP Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Gina Rodriquez attends the 2020 Sundance Film Festival - "Kajillionaire" Premiere at Eccles Center Theatre on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
Alec Baldwin modeled his new ic! berlin shades at the Kia Supper Suite during the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. (Credit: Photagonist)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Hillary Clinton and Nicholas Braun of "Succession" attend the "Hillary" Reception at 2020 Sundance Film Festival at Kimball Terrace on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Suzi Pratt/Getty Images for Hulu)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR CHASE SAPPHIRE - From left, Jude Law, Charlie Shotwell, Oona Roche, Carrie Coon and Sean Durkin are seen at the "The Nest" cast party at Chase Sapphire on Main at Sundance Film Festival 2020 on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision for Chase Sapphire/AP Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 24: Eva Longoria attends The Latinx House And Netflix Host Their Joint Kick-off Party At The 2020 Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Owen Hoffmann/Getty Images for The Latinx House)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 24: Diego Luna and Sienna Miller sign the Heineken bottle sculpture at TheWrap Studio at Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Heineken)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 23: Kelly Rowland attends the "Bad Hair" premiere during the 2020 Sundance Film Festival at The Ray on January 23, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
Sienna Miller got gifted some comfy new mou boots at the Kia Supper Suite during the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. (Credit: Photagonist)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Hillary Clinton attends the 2020 Sundance Film Festival - "Hillary" Premiere at The Ray on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: David Arquette and Balthazar Getty attend the Bootsy Bellows Pop Up celebrating XTR at Lateral at WarnerMedia Lodge: Elevating Storytelling with AT&T during Sundance Film Festival 2020 on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for WarnerMedia and AT&T )
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 23: Taylor Swift (L) and Lana Wilson speak onstage during the Netflix premiere of Miss Americana at Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Netfilx)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher attend the 2020 Sundance Film Festival - "Four Good Days" Premiere at Eccles Center Theatre on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Sienna Miller attends the 2020 Sundance Film Festival - "Wander Darkly" Premiere at Library Center Theater on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 26: Alison Brie of "Horse Girl" signs the Heineken bottle sculpture at TheWrap Studio at Sundance Film Festival on January 26, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Heineken)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR CHASE SAPPHIRE - Actor Rachel Brosnahan at the "Ironbark" cast party at Chase Sapphire on Main at Sundance Film Festival 2020 on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision for Chase Sapphire/AP Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Zach Woods, Will Ferrell, and Andy Samberg attend The Vulture Spot presented by Amazon Fire TV 2020 at The Vulture Spot on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for New York Magazine)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR CHASE SAPPHIRE - Wilmer Valderrama poses for a photo at the Los Angeles Times Studio at Sundance Film Festival presented by Chase Sapphire on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Jack Dempsey/Invision for Chase Sapphire /AP Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 24: America Ferrera and Eva Longoria attend The Latinx House And Netflix Host Their Joint Kick-off Party At The 2020 Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Owen Hoffmann/Getty Images for The Latinx House)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 27: Anne Hathaway attends the Netflix The Last Thing He Wanted Premiere at Eccles Center Theatre on January 27, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Owen Hoffmann/Getty Images for Netflix)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Christopher Abbott and Aubrey Plaza attend a private dinner during Sundance for "Blackbear" hosted by RAND Luxury and Heineken at The St. Regis Deer Valley on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Owen Hoffmann/Getty Images Courtesy of Rand Luxury)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Bo Burnham of "Young Promising Woman" signs the Heineken bottle sculpture at TheWrap Studio at Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Heineken)
Yvonne Orji takes a selfie as she walks on Main Street wearing Sorel's new Joan of Arctic NEXT Boot on January 26, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/GC Images)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR CHASE SAPPHIRE - Will Ferrell, left, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus talk during a panel for "Downhill" at Los Angeles Times Live during the Sundance Film Festival presented by Chase Sapphire, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision for Chase Sapphire/AP Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita attend the ECOLUXE Park City/ABC4 News Lounge at Tekila Mexican Grill & Cantina on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Tasia Wells/Getty Images for ECOLUXE)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 24: Aubrey Plaza attends the 2020 Sundance Film Festival - "Black Bear" Premiere at Library Center Theater on January 24, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR CHASE SAPPHIRE - Chef demo with Brooke Williamson at Chase Sapphire on Main during the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision for Chase Sapphire/AP Images)
Rachel Brosnahan nabbed some new ic! berlin shades at the Kia Supper Suite during the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. (Credit: Photagonist)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 26: Alison Brie of 'Horse Girl' attends the IMDb Studio at Acura Festival Village on location at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival – Day 3 on January 26, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for IMDb)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 27: Molly Shannon attends The Vulture Spot presented by Amazon Fire TV 2020 at The Vulture Spot on January 27, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for New York Magazine)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 27: Eva Longoria of "Sylvie's Love" attends the 2020 Sundance Film Festival - "Sylvie's Love" Premiere at Eccles Center Theatre on January 27, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR CHASE SAPPHIRE - Actress Lena Waithe seen at the "Bad Hair" after party at Chase Sapphire on Main during the Sundance Film Festival 2020 on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision for Chase Sapphire)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 27: Alan Kim attends The Vulture Spot presented by Amazon Fire TV 2020 at The Vulture Spot on January 27, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for New York Magazine)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR CHASE SAPPHIRE - Glenn Close, left, Rodrigo Garcia and Mila Kunis talk during a panel for "Four Good Days" at LA Times Live during the Sundance Film Festival presented by Chase Sapphire, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision for Chase Sapphire/AP Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 26: John Reynolds and Sunita Mani attend The Vulture Spot presented by Amazon Fire TV 2020 at The Vulture Spot on January 26, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for New York Magazine)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Elaine Welteroth attends the Bootsy Bellows Pop Up celebrating XTR at Lateral at WarnerMedia Lodge: Elevating Storytelling with AT&T during Sundance Film Festival 2020 on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for WarnerMedia and AT&T )
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: (L-R) Kitty Green, Biz the Bulldog, and Julia Garner attend The Vulture Spot presented by Amazon Fire TV 2020 at The Vulture Spot on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for New York Magazine)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR CHASE SAPPHIRE - Actor Stanley Tucci talks during a panel for "Worth" at Los Angeles Times Live during the Sundance Film Festival presented by Chase Sapphire, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Jack Dempsey/Invision for Chase Sapphire/AP Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 24: Issa Rae attends the HERstory presented by Our Stories to Tell at Firewood on January 24, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Alison Brie attends the 2020 Sundance Film Festival - "Promising Young Woman" Premiere at The Marc Theatre on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Mila Kunis and Glenn Close attend The Vulture Spot presented by Amazon Fire TV 2020 at The Vulture Spot on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for New York Magazine)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 24: Toni Collette signs the Heineken bottle sculpture at TheWrap Studio at Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Heineken)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 24: David Arquette, Gene McHugh, Sasheer Zamata, Joe Keery, Lala Kent and Josh Ovalle attend "Spree" After Party held at Chase Sapphire on January 24, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR CHASE SAPPHIRE - Logan Lerman seen at the "Shirley" cast party at Chase Sapphire on Main at Sundance Film Festival 2020 on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision for Chase Sapphire/AP Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 24: Sasheer Zamata and director Gene McHugh wearing a Roots jacket at "Spree" After Party held at Chase Sapphire on January 24, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 24: Elaine Welteroth and Yvonne Orji attend the HERstory presented by Our Stories to Tell at Firewood on January 24, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR CHASE SAPPHIRE - Singer-songwriter Yebba performs a special acoustic set at Chase Sapphire on Main at Sundance Film Festival 2020 on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision for Chase Sapphire/AP Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 26: Jude Law attends the 2020 Sundance Film Festival - "The Nest" Premiere at Eccles Center Theatre on January 26, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 24: Actress Aubrey Plaza attends the "Black Bear" Premiere party at the Audible Speakeasy on January 24, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Mat Hayward/Getty Images for Audible)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 27: Eva Longoria attends the after party for "Sylvie's Love" at Acura Festival Village on January 27, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Acura)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 25: Leon and Nick Poulios attend the Chefdance at Sundance Night 2 with Chef Melissa Perello, Honoring Martha Stewart on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images for ChefDance)
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This year's festival kicked off with an action-packed Thursday night: If you weren't lucky enough to nab a ticket to the highly-anticipated premiere of Taylor Swift's Netflix documentary, Miss Americana, at Eccles Theater, there was another exclusive event happening on Main Street: Newly-minted Chase Sapphire Creator Mark Ronson introduced an acoustic performance from collaborator and up-and-coming singer, Yebba, at Chase Sapphire on Main just for Chase cardmembers. 

Ahead of his introduction, Mark told me that he enjoys working with new talent, as they provide him with the inspiration he needs to continue on two decades into his own career.

"There’s something about working with someone from the beginning. They’re so excited, there’s this unlimited potential of where they can go and, whereas I might become more jaded or experienced, every time you go on a ride with these people on their first record, it’s infectious. I get to constantly get to keep drinking from this musical fountain of youth by working with these young artists," Ronson explained. "There’s always something that’s a little more of a thrill in making something that hits with somebody who has never done it before."

After Yebba's intimate performance, guests headed over to Tao Park City, where Ronson played an hour-long set as part of the Chase Sound Check series. The lively event was also exclusively for cardmembers, and there were a slew of famous faces in the house: Post Malone turned heads in VIP, while Succession actor Nicholas Braun hung out with friends in the crowd.

On Friday morning, the hottest ticket in town was still Miss Americana, which held two morning-after screenings at 9 a.m., one of which I was able to attend: The Netflix documentary is a must-watch for anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of Swift's personal journey to political wokeness, as well as why she shied away from public view for several years. Following the screening, director Lana Wilson and the film's (all-female!) producers took the stage to answer some questions from the audience.

Next on the agenda was a panel for Worth at Chase Sapphire on Main, featuring the likes of Stanley Tucci, Tate Donovan and Laura Benanti. The film tells the true story of attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who ran the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. 

Next was a Sundance detour to the High West Distillery with newly-announced Chase travel partner, Lyft, which is now giving Sapphire Reserve cardmembers 10x points every time they use their card for the ride-sharing service, among other benefits.

That evening, I headed back to Main Street for Our Stories to Tell, a three-day popup experience thrown by HBO, TNT and TBS in celebration of the networks' commitment to multicultural storytelling and creators. The Friday night HERstory dinner was honoring Black women conquering the entertainment industry, with the likes of Insecure stars Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji, Kerry WashingtonRobin Thede and Elaine Welteroth in attendance. Eva Longoria, America Ferrera and Wilmer Valderrama also stopped by the dinner, where they chatted and took selfies with Washington and others.

The rest of the night was about party hopping: First back to Chase Sapphire on Main for the Ironbark premiere party, where I saw Rachel Brosnahan and her husband, Jason Ralph, mingling with the cast and crew of Brosnahan's film; next was the WarnerMedia welcome party, which "Vanderpump Rules" stars Katie Maloney and Lala Kent (and her fiancé, film producer Randall Emmett) were leaving as I walked in before seeing Wilmer Valderrama again, this time hanging out outside with some friends. To cap off the night, I headed back to Tao Park City, where the likes of 13 Reasons Why actor Ross Butler and Post Malone partied as The Hills star Brody Jenner DJ'd for a packed house.

One final tidbit from Friday night? I had my second "Cousin Greg" from Succession sighting, when I shared an elevator with Nicholas Braun back at my hotel.

I woke up early on Saturday morning to head to the Barry's Park City popup, which offered free classes to Barry's regulars and exclusive merch just for the weekend. Drag queen Shangela was one of the people in that morning's class.

Up next was the Four Good Days panel back at Chase Sapphire on Main, where co-stars Glenn Close and Mila Kunis opened up about their film, in which Close plays a mother tasked with keeping her heroine-addicted daughter (Kunis) sober for four days.

During the panel, Kunis opened up about taking up fewer acting roles since becoming a mother.

"I went for a very long time in my career doing certain kinds of movies and then I had kids and a family and took a minute off," Kunis explained. "I realized that for me to go and do work like this that encompasses your life, it has to be worth leaving your children [for], because I don't see my family [during filming]. My kids are little."

Another highlight of the panel? Glenn Close's epic sweater.

Between events, a friend and I hit up the Kia Supper Suite, one of the several celebrity gifting suites at the festival. Essentially, top talent from Sundance stop by to get their photos taken with products that they then get to keep, like mou boots and ic! berlin sunglasses. While we were there, Alec Baldwin was also perusing!

While headed up Main Street, we spotted Mila Kunis again, this time swarmed by security, paparazzi and fans as she walked into the Variety Studio at the WarnerMedia Lodge. We also saw Jonathan Bennett, the actor who memorably played Aaron Samuels in Mean Girls, walking on Main Street with his team.

Back at Chase Sapphire on Main, the latest winner of Bravo's Top Chef, Brooke Williamson, was prepping for a food demonstration for cardmembers and festival goers a like. In front of a live audience, Williamson whipped up fresh biscuits with a lobster broth that smelled and tasted amazing. 

After the cooking demo, I chatted with Williamson about taking part in the first weekend's programming.

"I hope it just enhances their experience at the festival and that it's something they remember," she said of the cooking demo. "The whole purpose of Chase Sapphire on Main is to enhance their Sundance experience, and if I can add to that and give people a little more excitement in their day, they I'd say it was a success."

Before heading back to my hotel for a quick pre-evening nap, I stopped by another celebrity gifting suite, Debbie Durkin's EcoLuxe Lounge, where I spotted Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband, Justin Mikita, walking through the space with Laura Benanti. Afterwards, while waiting for my Lyft, I spotted Lena Waithe having an intense conversation on her phone.

Back out for the night, I grabbed a drink at the Shirley premiere party at Chase Sapphire on Main, where Elisabeth Moss was all smiles celebrating her latest film, as was Logan Lerman, who embraced Sundance with his style, rocking a shearling-lined denim jacket perfect for the snowy weather.

For dinner that evening, I attended the second night of ChefDance, where Martha Stewart was honored for being a "legend" in the food world. During the three-course meal cooked by Melissa Perello, guests like Ross Butler and other famous faces listened to back-to-back speeches, including one from Stewart, during which she said, "I don't want to be known as a legend yet, because legends, to me, are gone."

She also managed to get in a zing about President Trump while discussing different generations supporting one another: "Even though Donald Trump is aging, he doesn't realize that, and he doesn't give a hoot about the older generation."

After dinner, we jumped over to the Four Good Days premiere party at Acura Festival Village, where Mila Kunis was unexpectedly joined by her husband, Ashton Kutcher. The A-list couple rarely makes pubic appearances together, so it was nice to see Ashton support his wife during her big night. They were cuddling up in the roped-off VIP area for about 45 minutes before heading out to much fanfare from the rest of the party goers.

That night at Tao Park City, we spotted "Riverdale" actress Camila Mendes getting cozy with a mystery man while obscured at a corner table next to the stage.

On Sunday morning, before heading to a screening of Four Good Days, I had my third Nicholas Braun spotting of the weekend, this time at our hotel's breakfast buffet. I found out that the whole cast of Zola, which he's in, was staying at our hotel, making all of the sightings make a bit more sense.

While Four Good Days allows for both Close and Kunis to put their incredible acting abilities on display, the movie itself is far from perfect. That being said, judging by conversations I overheard while leaving Eccles Theater, it definitely sparked some worthwhile conversations around addiction and recovery, which was certainly part of the film's aim.

Ahead of the Palm Springs panel at Chase Sapphire on Main featuring stars Camila Mendes and Andy Samberg, I chatted with Chase executive Matt Nassau, where he explained the different ways that the brand has "elevated the Sundance experience for both cardmembers and the general public."

"This year marks our tenth year at Sundance, and we've done a couple of things: We unveiled our new brand campaign, where we brought our new music supervisor Mark Ronson, which was terrific. He did a Sound Check with Yebba. We also activated in-house with new partners Lyft and DoorDash to talk about the great new benefits across Sapphire. We're happy to be here."

Right as the lively Palm Springs panel wrapped up, the mood in Park City and around the world changed when news of Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash started to make the rounds. While at lunch at the Jon & Vinny's popup inside the WarnerMedia Lodge, it was all anyone was talking about as new details continued to emerge about the unthinkable tragedy.

Stars at the popup included Kerry Washington, Julia Garner, Wilmer Valderrama, Diane Guerrero and Moisés Arias

After lunch, traffic literally stopped as Hillary Clinton, flanked by security guards and Huma Abedin, made her way into the Variety Studio as passersby took videos and screamed her name. She was at the festival to promote her new Hulu docuseries, Hillary

That afternoon, I attended the premiere screening of The Nest at Eccles Theater, where star Carrie Coon caused a frenzy with fans as she entered and signed a slew of autographs. After the excellent, slow-burn family drama, Coon took the stage alongside her co-stars, including Jude Lawto discuss the film.

Exhausted from the weekend, I opted to stay back my hotel that evening to watch the 2020 Grammy Awards, get some work done and order some delivery for dinner using DoorDash, another one of Chase Sapphire's exciting new partners. By ordering from DoorDash using my Chase card, I earned 3x points on my purchase. Talk about going out on a high note!

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