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Amanda Knox and Filmmaker Joe Berlinger Discuss Ted Bundy in This Sundance 2019 Bonus Episode of The Truth About True Crime

February 1, 2019 by Celia Quinnette

In the episode, Amanda sits down at the SundanceTV HQ Podcast Studio, located on Main Street in Park City during the festival, with filmmaker Joe Berlinger to discuss his new film starring Zac Efron as infamous serial killer Ted Bundy — Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. Amanda and Joe dig into the nuances of resurrecting the sensationalized media story that surrounded more than thirty homicides of young women in seven states, what it was like to adapt the story of an undeniably guilty killer after working on numerous documentaries that deal with the wrongfully convicted, and how the director helped his actors get into the headspace of this gruesome tale.

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History Comes to Life at the “Railroad Ties” Short Film Panel Presented by Ancestry®

January 31, 2019 by Nick Nadel

The SundanceTV and Ancestry® short film Railroad Ties documents six descendants of fugitive slaves and abolitionists who come together in Brooklyn to discover more about their lineage. As the diverse group uncovers details about their ancestors, the story of the Underground Railroad unfolds in moving fashion, revealing the impact history has on personal identity, family and shaping future generations.

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Listen to Chiwetel Ejiofor, Stephen Merchant, Nisha Gantra and More Discuss Their Buzzworthy Sundance 2019 Films

January 31, 2019 by Nick Nadel

A diverse group of filmmakers behind some of the most acclaimed films at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival came together to discuss their work in a revealing panel discussion. Running the gamut from comedy to intense drama and surreal horror, the films created by the panelists represent the wide variety of boundary-pushing cinema on display at this year’s fest.

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Brittany Runs a Marathon Charms Sundance; Netflix Nabs Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Doc

January 31, 2019 by Nick Nadel

Big moves are happening as the 2019 Sundance Film Festival draws to a close, with Amazon, New Line and other players laying out beaucoup bucks for some of the festival’s hottest films. And what’s bigger than Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who braved the chilly weather to promote his crowd-pleasing sports drama Fighting With My Family? Read on for the latest news from Park City, Utah.

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Nick Hornby and Chris O’Dowd Discuss Their Upcoming Sundance Short Series “State of the Union”

January 29, 2019 by Nick Nadel

The upcoming Sundance comedy series State of the Union follows Louise and Tom (Rosamund Pike and Chris O’Dowd), a couple in a rocky marriage who meet in a pub immediately before their weekly marital therapy session. As the series unfolds, viewers piece together how their lives were, what drew them together and what has started to pull them apart.

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Mindy Kaling Comedy Scores Record Deal; Michael Jackson Doc Shocks Sundance

January 29, 2019 by Nick Nadel

The 2019 Sundance Film Festival kicked off with some buzzworthy films and one massive, record-breaking sale. Stars like Shia LaBeouf, Mindy Kaling and Zac Efron are already earning acclaim, while several documentaries are provoking strong reactions from critics and audiences.

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Listen to Octavia Spencer, Jenna Elfman, Kyra Sedgwick and More on the “Women Breaking Barriers” Panel

January 28, 2019 by Nick Nadel

On the “Women Breaking Barriers Panel,” Hollywood Foreign Press member Elisabeth Sereda sat down with Octavia Spencer (Luce), Kyra Sedgwick (Girls Weekend), Jenna Elfman (Fear the Walking Dead), Keri Putnam (Executive Director, Sundance Institute), Silvia Bizio (HFPA member) and Cassian Elwes (Film Producer) to discuss the progress of the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements, as well as the new challenges that have arisen for women in the entertainment industry over the last year.

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Jim Gaffigan, Jillian Bell, David Oyelowo and More Discuss Acting During the 2019 Sundance Film Festival

January 27, 2019 by Nick Nadel

Jim Gaffigan (Light From Light, Them That Follow), Jillian Bell (Brittany Runs A Marathon), David Oyelowo (Relive), Zawe Ashton (Velvet Buzzsaw), Rhianne Barreto (Share) and Griffin Gluck (Big Time Adolescence) discussed their craft in front of a live audience on January 29, 2019 at the SundanceTV HQ in Park City, Utah.

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10 Movies Directed By Women at Sundance 2019

January 22, 2019 by Nick Nadel

A diverse group of female filmmakers are headed to the Sundance Film Festival, which takes place from January 24th to February 3rd, with an array of narrative and documentary films that tackle everything from coming-of-age as a Muslim teenager to the brave photographer who took iconic photos of the Mafia. Read on for a guide to the first-time feature filmmakers and critically acclaimed vets who are bringing some much-needed feminine energy to Sundance 2019.

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11 Movies Searching for the Truth at Sundance 2019

January 19, 2019 by Nick Nadel

From probing documentaries to “based-on-a-true-story” narratives, the films screening at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival come from filmmakers who seek to tell the truth about a wide variety of hot button topics. The #MeToo era and “fake news” are explored in several buzzy documentaries, while serial killer Ted Bundy and British intelligence whistleblower Katherine Gun are among the real-life people getting the biopic treatment. Can you handle the truth being exposed at Sundance? Read on to find out.

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