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Sundance Film Festival 2013

Sundance Film Festival 2013


A program of the non-profit Sundance Institute®, the Festival has introduced global audiences to some of the most ground-breaking films of the past two decades, including sex, lies, and videotape, Maria Full of Grace, The Cove, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, An Inconvenient Truth, Precious, Trouble the Water, and Napoleon Dynamite, and through its New Frontier initiative, has showcased the cinematic works of media artists including Isaac Julien, Doug Aitken, Pierre Huyghe, Jennifer Steinkamp, and Matthew Barney. These are the selections for this year's competition.


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    Fruitvale Station

    2013   |   90 Minutes   |   R

    Directed by:Ryan Coogler

    Starring:Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, Melonie Diaz, Ahna O'Reilly, and Kevin Durand

    Genre: Drama

    Filmmaker Ryan Coogler makes his feature directorial debut with this drama centered on the tragic...

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    Blood Brother

    2013   |   92 Minutes

    Directed by:Steve Hoover

    Starring:Rocky Braat

    Genre: Culture & Society

    Rocky Braat never really liked kids. But because of a whimsical choice he made five years ago, he...

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    Jiseul

    2012   |   108 Minutes

    Directed by:Muel O

    Starring:Min-chul Sung, Jung-won Yang, Young-soon Oh, Soon-dong Park, and Suk-bum Moon

    In 1948, as the Korean government ordered the Communists’ eviction to Jeju Island, the military i...

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    A River Changes Course

    2012   |   83 Minutes

    Directed by:Kalyanee Mam

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    Genre: Culture & Society

    Cambodian families are faced with profound changes to their ways of life in this documentary. Whi...

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    Afternoon Delight

    2013   |   99 Minutes   |   R

    Directed by:Jill Soloway

    Starring:Kathryn Hahn, Juno Temple, Josh Radnor, and Jane Lynch

    Genre: Comedy Drama

    A dissatisfied wife and mother strives to find greater meaning in her life -- with outrageous res...

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    Ain't Them Bodies Saints

    2013   |   97 Minutes   |   NR

    Directed by:David Lowery

    Starring:Ben Foster, Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, and Nate Parker

    Genre: Drama

    Writer/director David Lowery (St. Nick) weaves this poetic drama centered on the journey of a not...

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    American Promise

    2013

    Directed by:Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson

    Starring:

    This intimate documentary follows the 12-year journey of two African-American families pursuing t...

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    Blood Brother

    2013   |   92 Minutes

    Directed by:Steve Hoover

    Starring:Rocky Braat

    Genre: Culture & Society

    Rocky Braat never really liked kids. But because of a whimsical choice he made five years ago, he...

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    Circles

    2013

    Directed by:Srdan Golubovic

    Starring:Aleksandar Bercek, Leon Lucev, Nebojsa Glogovac, Hristina Popovic, and Nikola Rakocevic

    Five people are affected by a tragic heroic act. Twenty years later, all of them will confront th...

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    Computer Chess

    2013   |   92 Minutes   |   NR

    Directed by:Andrew Bujalski

    Starring:Patrick Riester, Myles Paige, James Curry, Robin Schwartz, and Gerald Peary

    Genre: Comedy

    Director Andrew Bujalski transports viewers back to year 1980 with this comedy set at a provincia...

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    Crystal Fairy

    2013   |   100 Minutes

    Directed by:Sebastián Silva

    Starring:Michael Cera, Gabby Hoffmann, Juan Andrés Silva, José Miguel Silva, and Agustín Silva

    Genre: Comedy

    A guy whose life is an endless party is suddenly confronted with his adulthood under unexpected c...

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    Cutie and the Boxer

    2013   |   82 Minutes   |   NR

    Directed by:Zachary Heinzerling

    Starring:Ushio Shinohara

    Genre: Culture & Society

    In 1972, Ushio Shinohara was a forty-year-old artist who had been living in New York City for thr...

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    Dirty Wars

    2013   |   87 Minutes   |   NR

    Directed by:Rick Rowley

    Starring:Jeremy Scahill, Abdul Ghafoor, Raouf Hikal, Mohammed Tahir, and Mohammed Sabir

    Genre: Culture & Society

    Director Richard Rowley's documentary Dirty Wars examines how the United States has responded to ...

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    Fruitvale Station

    2013   |   90 Minutes   |   R

    Directed by:Ryan Coogler

    Starring:Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, Melonie Diaz, Ahna O'Reilly, and Kevin Durand

    Genre: Drama

    Filmmaker Ryan Coogler makes his feature directorial debut with this drama centered on the tragic...

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    Gideon's Army

    2013

    Directed by:Dawn Porter

    Starring:

    Gideon’s Army follows three young, committed Public Defenders who are dedicated to working for th...

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    In a World...

    2013   |   93 Minutes   |   R

    Directed by:Lake Bell

    Starring:Lake Bell, Demetri Martin, Rob Corddry, Michaela Watkins, and Ken Marino

    Genre: Comedy

    An ambitious young vocal coach (writer/director Lake Bell) makes a play for stardom with the help...

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    Inequality for All

    2013   |   85 Minutes   |   PG

    Directed by:Jacob Kornbluth

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    Genre: Culture & Society

    Robert Reich is an economist, author, and educator who was U.S. Secretary of Labor under Bill Cli...

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    Lasting

    2013

    Directed by:Jacek Borcuch

    Starring:Jakub Gierszal, Magdalena Berus, and Ángela Molina

    An emotional love story about two Polish students who fall in love with each other while working ...

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    The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear

    2012   |   97 Minutes

    Directed by:Tinatin Gurchiani

    Starring:

    Genre: Culture & Society

    Filmmaker Tinatin Gurchiani offers a telling portrait of life in Georgia (the former Soviet terri...

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    Metro Manila

    2013   |   114 Minutes

    Directed by:Sean Ellis

    Starring:Jake Macapagal, John Arcilla, and Althea Vega

    Genre: Thriller

    A desperate family from the northern Philippines finds that city living has its share of dangers ...

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    Mother of George

    2013   |   107 Minutes   |   R

    Directed by:Andrew Dosunmu

    Starring:Isaach De Bankole, Danai Gurira, Anthony Okungbowa, Yaya Alafia, and Bukky Ajayi

    Genre: Drama

    A woman is faced with an ethical paradox if she wants to repair her failing marriage in this dram...

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    Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

    2013   |   90 Minutes

    Directed by:Mike Lerner, Maxim Pozdorovkin

    Starring:Pussy Riot

    Genre: Culture & Society

    Vladimir Putin was re-elected president of Russia in a contentious election in late 2011, and whi...

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    The Spectacular Now

    2013   |   99 Minutes   |   R

    Directed by:James Ponsoldt

    Starring:Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead

    Genre: Romance

    Tim Tharp's unsentimental tale of adolescent frustration comes to the screen in this comedy drama...

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    The Square

    2012   |   90 Minutes   |   NR

    Directed by:Jehane Noujaim

    Starring:Khalid Abdalla, Ahmed Hassan, Magdy Ashour, Ragia Omran, and Ramy Essam

    Genre: Culture & Society

    In 2011, the eyes of the world were on Egypt as a group of activists made Tahrir Square in Cairo ...

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    The Summit

    2012   |   102 Minutes   |   R

    Directed by:Nick Ryan

    Starring:Wilco van Rooijen, Annie Starkey, and Cecilie Skog

    Genre: Sports & Recreation

    Mount Everest may be the tallest and most famous mountain on Earth, but most serious climbers agr...

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    This is Martin Bonner

    2013   |   83 Minutes

    Directed by:Chad Hartigan

    Starring:Paul Eenhoorn, Richmond Arquette, Sam Buchanan, Robert Longstreet, and Demetrius Grosse

    Genre: Drama

    Two very different men trying to restart their lives strike up a friendship in this independent d...

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    Upstream Color

    2013   |   96 Minutes

    Directed by:Shane Carruth

    Starring:Amy Seimetz, Shane Carruth, Andrew Sensenig, and Thiago Martins

    Genre: Thriller

    Nine years after confounding moviegoers with his mind-bending feature debut Primer, visionary fil...

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    Wajma (An Afghan Love Story)

    2013

    Directed by:Barmak Akram

    Starring:Wajma Bahar, Mustafa Abdulsatar, Haji Gul, and Breshna Bahar

    A young man in Kabul seduces a girl. When she tells him she’s pregnant, he questions having taken...

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    Who is Dayani Cristal?

    2012

    Directed by:Marc Silver

    Starring:Gael García Bernal

    An anonymous body in the Arizona desert sparks the beginning of a real-life human drama. The sear...

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    99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film

    2013

    Directed by:Audrey Ewell

    Starring:Aaron Aites, Lucian Read, and Nina Kristic

    The Occupy movement erupted in September 2011, propelling economic inequality into the spotlight....

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    After Tiller

    2013   |   PG-13

    Directed by:Martha Shane, Lana Wilson

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    Genre: Culture & Society

    Filmmakers Martha Shane and Lana Wilson examine the topic of third-trimester abortions in the wak...

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    American Promise

    2013

    Directed by:Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson

    Starring:

    This intimate documentary follows the 12-year journey of two African-American families pursuing t...

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    Blackfish

    2013   |   80 Minutes   |   PG-13

    Directed by:Gabriela Cowperthwaite

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    In 2010, Dawn Brancheau, a veteran trainer at the well-known Orlando, FL, water park Sea World, l...

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    Citizen Koch

    2013   |   110 Minutes   |   NR

    Directed by:Carl Deal

    Starring:Floyd Abrams, Brian Cunningham, Dee Ives, John Ives, and MariJo Kabat

    Genre: Culture & Society

    In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court made one of its most polarizing decisions via Citizens United: th...

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    Cutie and the Boxer

    2013   |   82 Minutes   |   NR

    Directed by:Zachary Heinzerling

    Starring:Ushio Shinohara

    Genre: Culture & Society

    In 1972, Ushio Shinohara was a forty-year-old artist who had been living in New York City for thr...

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    Dirty Wars

    2013   |   87 Minutes   |   NR

    Directed by:Rick Rowley

    Starring:Jeremy Scahill, Abdul Ghafoor, Raouf Hikal, Mohammed Tahir, and Mohammed Sabir

    Genre: Culture & Society

    Director Richard Rowley's documentary Dirty Wars examines how the United States has responded to ...

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    Gideon's Army

    2013

    Directed by:Dawn Porter

    Starring:

    Gideon’s Army follows three young, committed Public Defenders who are dedicated to working for th...

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    God Loves Uganda

    2013   |   90 Minutes   |   NR

    Directed by:Roger Ross Williams

    Starring:Lou Engle, Joanna Watson, Jono Hall, Kapya Kaoma, and Christopher Senyonjo

    Genre: Culture & Society

    A powerful exploration of the evangelical campaign to infuse African culture with values imported...

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    Inequality for All

    2013   |   85 Minutes   |   PG

    Directed by:Jacob Kornbluth

    Starring:

    Genre: Culture & Society

    Robert Reich is an economist, author, and educator who was U.S. Secretary of Labor under Bill Cli...

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    Life According to Sam

    2013   |   90 Minutes

    Directed by:Sean Fine, Andrea Nix Fine

    Starring:

    Genre: Culture & Society

    At the age of two, Sam Berns was diagnosed with Progeria, a fatal progressive aging disease so ra...

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    Manhunt

    2013

    Directed by:Greg Barker

    Starring:

    This documentary from director Greg Baker explains how the CIA hunted Osama Bin Laden for nearly ...

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    Narco Cultura

    2012   |   90 Minutes   |   R

    Directed by:Shaul Schwarz

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    Genre: Culture & Society

    Shaul Schwarz's documentary Narco Cultura examines how the boom in Mexican drug trafficking affec...

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    20 Feet From Stardom

    2013   |   89 Minutes   |   PG-13

    Directed by:Morgan Neville

    Starring:Bette Midler, Darlene Love, Mick Jagger, Sheryl Crow, and Stevie Wonder

    Genre: Music

    Filmmaker Morgan Neville pays homage to some of the greatest vocalists you've never heard of in t...

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    Valentine Road

    2013

    Directed by:Marta Cunningham

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    In 2008, eighth-grader Brandon McInerney shot classmate Larry King at point blank range. Unraveli...

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    Fallen City

    2011

    Directed by:Qi Zhao

    Starring:

    Fallen City spans four years to reveal how three families who survived the 2008 Sichuan earthquak...

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    Fire in the Blood

    2012   |   84 Minutes

    Directed by:Dylan Mohan Gray

    Starring:

    When the medical community first recognized AIDS in the 1980s, it was initially considered a deat...

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    Google and the World Brain

    2013

    Directed by:Ben Lewis

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    In the most ambitious Internet project ever conceived, Google is working to scan every book in th...

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    The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear

    2012   |   97 Minutes

    Directed by:Tinatin Gurchiani

    Starring:

    Genre: Culture & Society

    Filmmaker Tinatin Gurchiani offers a telling portrait of life in Georgia (the former Soviet terri...

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    The Moo Man

    2012   |   98 Minutes

    Directed by:Andy Heathcote, Heike Bachelier

    Starring:

    A year in the life of heroic farmer Steve, scene stealing Ida (queen of the herd), and a supporti...

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    Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

    2013   |   90 Minutes

    Directed by:Mike Lerner, Maxim Pozdorovkin

    Starring:Pussy Riot

    Genre: Culture & Society

    Vladimir Putin was re-elected president of Russia in a contentious election in late 2011, and whi...

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    A River Changes Course

    2012   |   83 Minutes

    Directed by:Kalyanee Mam

    Starring:

    Genre: Culture & Society

    Cambodian families are faced with profound changes to their ways of life in this documentary. Whi...

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    Salma

    2013

    Directed by:Kim Longinotto

    Starring:

    When Salma, a young girl in South India, reached puberty, her parents locked her away. Millions o...

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    The Square

    2012   |   90 Minutes   |   NR

    Directed by:Jehane Noujaim

    Starring:Khalid Abdalla, Ahmed Hassan, Magdy Ashour, Ragia Omran, and Ramy Essam

    Genre: Culture & Society

    In 2011, the eyes of the world were on Egypt as a group of activists made Tahrir Square in Cairo ...

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    The Stuart Hall Project

    2013

    Directed by:John Akomfrah

    Starring:

    Antinuclear campaigner, New Left activist and founding father of Cultural Studies, this documenta...

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    The Summit

    2012   |   102 Minutes   |   R

    Directed by:Nick Ryan

    Starring:Wilco van Rooijen, Annie Starkey, and Cecilie Skog

    Genre: Sports & Recreation

    Mount Everest may be the tallest and most famous mountain on Earth, but most serious climbers agr...

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    Who is Dayani Cristal?

    2012

    Directed by:Marc Silver

    Starring:Gael García Bernal

    An anonymous body in the Arizona desert sparks the beginning of a real-life human drama. The sear...

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    Anita

    Anita

    2013   |   77 Minutes   |   NR

    Directed by:Freida Mock

    Starring:Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas, Jane Mayer, Jill Abramson, and Joe Biden

    Genre: History

    This documentary from award-winning filmmaker Frieda Lee Mock examines the legacy of Anita Hill m...

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    The Crash Reel

    2013   |   108 Minutes

    Directed by:Lucy Walker

    Starring:Kevin Pearce

    Genre: Sports & Recreation

    Kevin Pearce was an American snowboarder who became a star in the world of extreme sports, and an...

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    History of the Eagles

    2013

    Directed by:Alison Ellwood

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    Using never-before-seen home movies, archival footage and new interviews with all current and for...

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    Linsanity

    2013   |   88 Minutes   |   PG

    Directed by:Evan Leong

    Starring:Jeremy Lin, and Daniel Dae Kim

    Genre: Sports & Recreation

    In February 2012, the New York Knicks were having a truly unremarkable season and seemed unlikely...

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    Pandora's Promise

    2013   |   80 Minutes   |   NR

    Directed by:Robert Stone

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    Genre: Science & Technology

    If there is a consensus about anything among environmental activists, it's that's nuclear power i...

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    Running from Crazy

    2012   |   104 Minutes

    Directed by:Barbara Kopple

    Starring:Mariel Hemingway

    Mariel Hemingway, granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, strives for a greater understanding of her f...

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    Sound City

    2013   |   106 Minutes   |   NR

    Directed by:Dave Grohl

    Starring:Lindsey Buckingham, John Fogerty, Barry Manilow, Neil Young, and Lars Ulrich

    Genre: Music

    Sound City Studios is a recording complex that opened in 1969 in Van Nuys, CA. While the studio l...

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    We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks

    2013   |   127 Minutes   |   R

    Directed by:Alex Gibney

    Starring:Julian Assange, Bradley Manning, and James Ball

    Acclaimed documentarian Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) takes the reins for th...

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    When I Walk

    2012   |   85 Minutes   |   UR

    Directed by:Jason DaSilva

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    In the mid-2000s, Jason DaSilva seemingly had it all. As a twentysomething American expat raised ...

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    Which Way is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington

    2013   |   79 Minutes

    Directed by:Sebastian Junger

    Starring:

    Tim Hetherington was a British photojournalist who enjoyed traveling, had a sense of adventure, a...

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    The World According to Dick Cheney

    2012

    Directed by:R.J. Cutler, Greg Finton

    Starring:

    Dick Cheney is the most powerful, most controversial and in his words, “most consequential” Vice ...

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