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Sundance London Adds ‘Pleasure,’ Phyllida Lloyd Masterclass to Program – Global Bulletin

Sundance London Adds ‘Pleasure,’ Phyllida Lloyd Masterclass to Program – Global Bulletin

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The U.K. premiere screening of Ninja Thyberg’s feature debut “Pleasure” and a masterclass with “Herself” director Phyllida Lloyd have been added to the Sundance Film Festival: London program.

“Host” director Rob Savage joins the previously announced horror panel, “Scare Tactics – Making Modern Horror,” which also includes “Censor” director Prano Bailey Bond.

Pleasure,” a deep dive into the world of adult entertainment, was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize in the World Cinema – Dramatic category at the Sundance Film Festival in January and won the Fipresci Award at the Göteborg Film Festival.

The “Shaping The Truth – Discussing Documentary Ethics and Filmmaking” panel hosted by Doc Society’s Shanida Scotland will feature guests including directors Kristina Lindström and Kristian Petri (“The Most Beautiful Boy In The World”) and Sam Hobkinson (“Misha and the Wolves”).

The festival will open with Edgar Wright’s rockumentary “The Sparks Brothers” and the program also includes “Zola” and “Coda.

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