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Bass documentary ‘Kidnapped for Christ’ spotlights abusive boarding schools

Monday, January 20, 2014
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Lance Bass is hoping his new documentary, "Kidnapped for Christ," will put the spotlight on unscrupulous boarding schools that abuse children in the name of rehabilitating them. [...]

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HBO holds reception for gay couples at ‘The Case Against 8’ Sundance premiere

Saturday, January 18, 2014
The "Case Against 8" is behind the scenes documentary of the high-profile trial that overturned California's Proposition 8, the state's controversial ban on same-sex marriage. Pictured: Plaintiffs Kris Perry,  Sandy Stier, Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo.
PARK CITY, Utah -- Though they are not considered legally married in Utah, several gay and lesbian couples were feted with a wedding celebration as part of HBO's promotion of its upcoming documentary on gay marriage, "The Case Against 8." [...]

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Alex Pelosi’s Sundance debut ‘Fall from Grace’ profiles Jim McGreevey

Saturday, January 19, 2013
Alexandra Pelosi, left, director of HBO Documentary Films' "Fall to Grace," poses with the film's subject, former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey, before a screening of the film at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
PARK CITY, Utah — Alexandra Pelosi was beaming: She had just made her Sundance Film Festival debut with the HBO documentary “Fall from Grace,” about former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey; her mother, Rep. Nancy Pelosi was on hand to witness it; and Sundance’s founder and Pelosi’s hero, Robert Redford, [...]

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Redford: Diversity reigns at annual Sundance Film Festival

Friday, January 18, 2013
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PARK CITY, Utah — Diversity is king at the Sundance Film Festival – and queen, too. For the first time, half of the films featured at the festival were made by women. Festival founder Robert Redford opened the event Thursday and said “diversity is the point” of the independent film [...]

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