Sundance Film Festival 2015

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Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck
Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck and Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief
Beaver Trilogy Part IV (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Brad Besser; Stars: Trent Harris)
A chance meeting in a parking lot in 1979 between filmmaker Trent Harris and a young man from Beaver, Utah, inspired the creation of an underground film that is now known as Beaver Trilogy. But the film itself is only part of the story.
World premiere.
The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution (Year: 2015; Director: Stanley Nelson)
Story of the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party.
World premiere.
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story Of The National Lampoon (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Douglas Tirola; Writer: Mark Monroe, Mark Monroe, Douglas Tirola, Douglas Tirola; Stars: Judd Apatow, Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Richard Belzer, Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, John Goodman, Al Jean, John Landis, Tim Matheson, Bill Murray, P.J. O'Rourke, Gilda Radner, Ivan Reitman, Matty Simmons)
Three Harvard graduates start the first national humour magazine for adults, launching the careers of some of Hollywood’s most legendary talent. But success and excess among its brilliant and subversive contributors begins to challenge its existence.
World premiere.
Fresh Dressed (Country: US, France; Year: 2014; Director: Sacha Jenkins; Writer: Sacha Jenkins; Stars: Pharrell Williams, Nas, Damon Dash, Daymond John, Karl Kani)
The history of hip-hop fashion from its birth in the South Bronx to its rise as a billion-dollar global industry.
World premiere.
Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Alex Gibney; Writer: Alex Gibney, based on the book by Lawrence Wright; Stars: Leah Remini, Mimi Rogers, Riley Keough, Priscilla Presley, Jason Beghe, Paul Haggis, Lisa Marie Presley, Neil Gaiman, Diana Canova, Michael Fairman, Chaka Khan, MC Lyte, Amanda Palmer, Larry Anderson, Lawrence Wright)
Exploration of the history and methods of the Church of Scientology, recounted by former members.
World premiere.
The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution
The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution and What Happened, Miss Simone?
The Hunting Ground (Year: 2015; Director: Kirby Dick; Writer: Kirby Dick; Stars: Diane Rosenfeld)
Investigation of rape on US university campuses - and the institutional cover-ups.
World premiere.
In Football We Trust (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Tony Vainuku, Erika Cohn)
Four young Polynesian American football players struggle to overcome gang violence and poverty as they enter the high-stakes world of recruiting, competitive athletics and family pressures.
World premiere.
Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Brett Morgen; Writer: Brett Morgen; Stars: Courtney Love, Dave Grohl, Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic)
Portrait of the Nirvana frontman, featuring home video footage.
World premiere.
Prophet's Prey (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Amy Berg; Writer: Amy Berg)
A look at the mega- lomaniacal leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
World premiere.
Tig (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Kristina Goolsby, Ashley York; Writer: Jennifer Arnold, Kristina Goolsby, Ashley York; Stars: Tig Notaro)
Documentary exploring comedian Tig Notaro's extraordinary journey as her life unfolds in grand and unexpected ways, all while she is battling a life-threatening illness and falling in love.
World premiere.
The Hunting Ground The Hunting Ground
The Hunting Ground and Prophet's Prey
What Happened, Miss Simone? (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Liz Garbus)
The life of Nina Simone, mostly told through her own words.
World premiere. Day One film.

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