In an interview with the , Jones recalled the final words the two would ever speak to each other, “Do you know I love you? As she turned to the door he began to convulse and fell into a coma, never to speak again. It was the worst possible thing that could’ve happened — I still to this day don’t know who shot him. It’s not something that should happen to anyone.” Kidada wrote.
Penned in an autobiography of her father Quincy Jones, Kidada stated: Kidada, who was with Tupac in Las Vegas on that fateful September night when he was gunned down, was staying in their hotel suite when she received the life-changing news. Jones and Tupac’s relationship didn’t spark the “good vibe” with everyone, Jones’s father, Quincy Jones, was outraged when he found out that the two were a couple.
I didn’t know if I could tell him no,” one of the girls admits in the newly released trailer.
With the emergence of a greater TV presence in recent years, the Special Events portion of the SFF 2017 program will feature returns to Sundance for Rashdia Jones and Jill Soloway with the opening episodes of Jones’ Netflix docu-series “Some of the most pressing themes that we can trace through the Festival lineup — the environment, political upheaval, social change — are distilled to their very human essences in both comic and dramatic stories,” noted SFF Director John Cooper on Monday of the latest slates. Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Kevin Spacey, Sarah Paulson, Zoey Deutch, Hope Davis, Victor Garber. Sami Blood / Sweden (Director and screenwriter: Amanda Kernell) — Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sámi girl. (Director: Michael Barnett) — Aspiring teenage astronauts reveal that a journey to Mars is closer than you think. SALT LAKE CITY OPENING NIGHT FILM My Life as a Zucchini / Switzerland, France (Director: Claude Barras, Screenwriter: Céline Sciamma) — After his mother’s death, Zucchini is befriended by a police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to a foster home filled with other orphans his age.
“These stories, and the conversations they spark, start here and will extend well beyond the mountain and the festival in the months ahead.” Flying the flag as we have for past Sundances, Deadline co-Editor-in-Chief, Film Mike Fleming Jr. (Director: Ry Russo-Young, Screenwriter: Maria Maggenti) — Samantha Kingston has everything. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. (Director: Michael Showalter, Screenwriters: Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani) — Based on the real-life courtship: Pakistan-born comedian Kumail and grad student Emily fall in love, but they struggle as their cultures clash. Exposed to race biology examinations at her boarding school and the racism of the 1930s, she starts dreaming of another life—one that demands she become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture. Premiere Their Finest / United Kingdom (Director: Lone Scherfig, Screenwriter: Gaby Chiappe) — During the 1940 London Blitz, untried screenwriter Catrin struggles to find her voice amidst war, as she and a makeshift cast work under fire to create a film to lift the nation’s spirits—and inspire America to join the war. Premiere KIDS This section of the Festival is especially for our youngest independent film fans. There, with the help of his newfound friends, Zucchini eventually learns to trust and love as he searches for a new family of his own. (Directors: Jill Soloway, Andrea Arnold, Kimberly Peirce, Executive Producers: Jill Soloway, Sarah Gubbins, Andrea Sperling, Victor Hsu) — Chris and Sylvere, a married couple in the intellectual community of Marfa, Texas, become obsessed with a charismatic artist named Dick.
Additionally, Sundance 2017 sees performances by Cate Blanchett, Kevin Spacey, Holly Hunter, Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, Mary J. This noir mystery explores the ways in which memory defines the present. Cast: Logan Lerman, Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, Michelle Monaghan, Nathan Lane, Margaret Qualley. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a stableman from the estate, the force unleashed inside her is so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants. Premiere Look and See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry / U. THE NEW CLIMATE Raw / France (Director and screenwriter: Julia Ducournau) — When a young vegetarian undergoes a carnivorous hazing ritual at vet school, she develops an unbidden taste for meat, with unexpected consequences.
Blige, Salma Hayek, another trip to Park City for Adam Scott and Alison Brie, Toni Colette, In the Documentary Premieres slate, film topics include examining the events that led up to the 1995 Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the Syrian refugee crisis, and a new look at the fabled musicians of the Buena Vista Social Club from director Lucy Walker. (Director and screenwriter: Danny Strong) — This portrait of the life and mind of reclusive author J. Salinger goes from the bloody front lines of World War II to his early rejections and the PTSD-fueled writer’s block that led to his iconic novel, The Catcher in the Rye. A., Canada (Director: Mark Palansky, Screenwriters: Michael Vukadinovich, Mark Palansky) — A visionary inventor found dead. Cast: Peter Dinklage, Julia Ormond, Martin Donovan, Anton Yelchin, Henry Ian Cusick, Evelyne Brochu. Cast: Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Naomi Ackie, Christopher Fairbank. Cast: Garance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Rabah Nait Oufella, Laurent Lucas, Joana Preiss.