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2020 Sundance Docs in Focus: SOME KIND OF HEAVEN

SOME KIND OF HEAVEN | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by David Bolen

SOME KIND OF HEAVEN
Lance Oppenheim profiles residents of America’s largest retirement community.

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2020 Sundance Docs in Focus: VIVOS

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VIVOS
Ai Weiwei reveals the tragic cost of Mexican human rights abuses.

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2020 Sundance Docs in Focus: ON THE RECORD

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ON THE RECORD
Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering investigate sexual assault in the music industry.

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2020 Sundance Docs in Focus: THE SOCIAL DILEMMA

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THE SOCIAL DILEMMA
Jeff Orlowski exposes the insidious hidden systems of control behind our increasingly networked world.

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On DVD: THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING

New to DVD this week:
THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING

Director:
Nathaniel Kahn

Premiere:
Sundance 2018

Select Festivals:
Nantucket, True/False, CPH:DOX, Provincetown, New Zealand, Jerusalem, Melbourne, Athens, Adelaide

About:
A privileged look into the intersection of high art and commerce.

My pre-Sundance profile of the doc may be found here.

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2020 Sundance Docs in Focus: REBUILDING PARADISE

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REBUILDING PARADISE
Ron Howard chronicles the fate of a town caught in the November 2018 Camp Fire.

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2020 Sundance Docs in Focus: OKAVANGO: RIVER OF DREAMS (DIRECTOR’S CUT)

OKAVANGO: RIVER OF DREAMS (DIRECTOR’S CUT) | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Beverly Joubert

OKAVANGO: RIVER OF DREAMS (DIRECTOR’S CUT)
Dereck Joubert and Beverly Joubert explore the natural wonder of the southern African river delta ecosystem.

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