Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Opens With Nina Simone Documentary

The Sundance Film Festival has launched its 2015 edition with a documentary about famed jazz singer Nina Simone. What Happened, Miss Simone? traces the American singer’s life from her early days as a classically trained pianist to her later jazz and blues career. Her struggles with mental illness and her involvement in the civil rights […]

Want To Make Scientologists Mad?, Tell Their Truth On Film

“Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief” premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house – not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection. A week before the premiere, the Church of Scientology took out full-page ads in the New York Times and Los Angeles Times claiming the documentary […]