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2020 Sundance Docs in Focus: GIVING VOICE

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GIVING VOICE
James D Stern and Fernando Villena explore the impact of playwright August Wilson through an annual monologue competition for high school students.

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Documentary Premieres
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2020 Sundance Docs in Focus: THE DISSIDENT

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THE DISSIDENT
Bryan Fogel investigates the shocking murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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2020 Sundance Docs in Focus: DISCLOSURE: TRANS LIVES ON SCREEN

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DISCLOSURE: TRANS LIVES ON SCREEN
Sam Feder explores the representation of transgender lives in film and television.

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2020 Sundance Docs in Focus: ASSASSINS

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ASSASSINS
Ryan White investigates the bizarre story behind the assassination of the half-brother of Kim Jong-un.

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2020 Sundance Docs in Focus: AGGIE

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AGGIE
Catherine Gund profiles her mother, the influential art collector, philanthropist, and social justice advocate, Agnes Gund.

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2020 Sundance Docs in Focus: THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS

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THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS
Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw enter the secretive world of the only people who are able to find the most expensive truffle in the world.

Festival Section:
World Cinema Documentary Competition

Country:
Italy/USA/Greece
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2020 Sundance Docs in Focus: SOFTIE

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SOFTIE
Sam Soko chronicles the personal and professional challenges facing an idealistic Kenyan political activist as he decides to run for office.

Festival Section:
World Cinema Documentary Competition

Country:
Kenya
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