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Imitation of Life

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  • 2013 Sundance Film Festival


#LifeArtImitation, 550 Main St., 2nd Floor

In fiction and documentary, filmmakers wrestle with the means of expressing truth, often the truths that derive from real life, real people, actual events, and memory. How they shape those truths is as reflective of the storyteller as the story. So what’s in a true story? Can warping reality be the truest method of conveying it? Join Sarah Polley (Stories We Tell), Michael Polish (Big Sur), and Sergio Oksman (A Story for the Modlins) with moderator B. Ruby Rich, film critic and culture theorist, for a reflection on how art mirrors life.

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