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Seen and heard at Sundance
Associated Press journalists open their notebooks at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah:
WHO NEEDS A FILM IN THE FEST?
Corey Feldman doesn’t have a movie at the Sundance Film Festival, but that doesn’t mean he’s not making the most of his time in Park City.
On Friday night, Feldman and a bevy of beauties danced as Dave Grohl and his Sound City Players performed a marathon concert at Park City Live. And on Saturday, Feldman got into the act himself, giving a concert of sorts at the Fender Music Lodge in front of a bemused crowd.
Feldman, dressed in what appeared to be a leather-like suit reminiscent of former friend and idol Michael Jackson, lip-synched some of his high-energy performance. He was accompanied by women dressed in white, like angels, and sporting angel-wings and halos.
“This is a new form of entertainment,” Feldman said.
Feldman admitted his performance might be a little rusty. At one point, he told the crowd, “This is one I don’t know the words to” and asked for help.
_ Nekesa Mumbi Moody, Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/nekesamumbi
HUNT FOR OBL CHRONICLED YET AGAIN
Osama bin Laden remains big box office with the manhunt thriller “Zero Dark Thirty.”
The story of the al-Qaeda leader also is being told at the Sundance Film Festival with the documentary “Manhunt: The Search for Osama bin Laden,” which premiered Sunday at the independent-film showcase.
Director Greg Barker’s film chronicles bin Laden’s rise to power during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan and his call for jihad against the United States in the 1990s. Using interviews with CIA agents and analysts, the film traces the growing evidence that al-Qaeda planned a major assault on the United States in the months leading up to the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
“Manhunt” then recounts the immense increase in resources committed to the CIA’s hunt for bin Laden, the story that is dramatized in “Zero Dark Thirty.”
The documentary includes footage of the last-known video of bin Laden, before he was killed in a Navy SEALs raid in 2011 in Pakistan. While al-Qaeda recruited followers to carry out suicide attacks, CIA analysts said bin Laden never sought to die for his cause himself.
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