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Sundance brings ‘The Festival’ to Europe, Asia

As part of the lead up to this year's Sundance Film Festival, Sundance Channel is delivering a six-part mockumentary entitled The Festival to Europe and Asia. The series spoofs the film industry through characters such as Cookie Armstrong, a fictional documentarian hired by IFC to follow young filmmaker Rufus Marquez (played by Nicholas Wright). Viewers in these regions will also see films from past festivals such as the docs Unknown White Male by Rupert Murray, Jessica Yu's In the Realms of the Unreal and Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky's Brother's Keeper.
January 14, 2010

As part of the lead up to this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Sundance Channel is delivering a six-part mockumentary entitled The Festival to Europe and Asia. The series spoofs the film industry through characters such as Cookie Armstrong, a fictional documentarian hired by IFC to follow young filmmaker Rufus Marquez (played by Nicholas Wright). Viewers in these regions will also see films from past festivals such as the docs Unknown White Male by Rupert Murray, Jessica Yu’s In the Realms of the Unreal and Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky’s Brother’s Keeper.

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