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Film festivals divided on whether to show Stephen Collins short film, 'Penance'

Film festivals divided on whether to show Stephen Collins short film, 'Penance'

After news broke that Stephen Collins is under investigation for child molestation, the focus turned to the short film Penance directed by Jeff Wolfe, which centers on the ideas of abuse and forgiveness, and depicts Collins as a pedophile priest. EW has confirmed that The Starz Denver Film Festival has chosen not to include the film in their festival line-up as previously scheduled, due to the allegations surrounding Collins. The Liverpool Lift-Off Film Festival and the Ojai Film Festival will continue to show the film as scheduled. The film had been scheduled to show at the La Indie Film Festival on Oct.

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