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What?! Film: Sundance London 2013

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Sundance has come to the capital once more following a successful turn last year. Held at the o2, Sundance offers exciting live music, along with UK premieres of independent American cinema fresh from Sundance, along with panel discussions, filmmaker Q&As and special events.

Kick starting today and running over the course of the next four days, there is plenty on offer for everyone to see, with some select tickets still available for purchase. We’d love to see everything, but click below to see what our must-see feature films are.

Peaches Does Herself
On the advice of an old stripper, Peaches makes sexually forthright music. This electro rock opera follows Peaches’ rise in popularity and her love affair with a beautiful Shemale that ultimately leads her to realize who she really is. Told through the songs of Peaches herself.

Mud
Two teenage boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the bounty hunters on his trail and reunite him with his true love.

Blood Brother
Rocky went to India as a disillusioned tourist. When he met a group of children with HIV, he decided to stay. He never could have imagined the obstacles he would face, or the love he would find.

Running From Crazy
Mariel Hemingway, granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, strives for a greater understanding of her family history of suicide and mental illness. As tragedies are explored and deeply hidden secrets are revealed, Mariel searches for a way to overcome a similar fate.

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete
Separated from their mothers and facing a summer in the Brooklyn projects alone, two boys hide from police and forage for food, with only each other to trust. A story of salvation through friendship and two boys against the world.

Sleepwalk With Me
Winner of the Best of NEXT <=> Audience Award, Presented by Adobe Systems Incorporated, at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Reluctant to confront his fears of love, honesty, and growing up, a budding standup comedian has both a hilarious and intense struggle with sleepwalking.

The Look Of Love
The true story of British adult magazine publisher and entrepreneur Paul Raymond. A modern-day King Midas, Raymond became one of the richest men in Britain at the cost of losing those closest to him.

Sundance London
Film descriptions taken from Sundance London.

David Mahoney | Online Editor | david.mahoney@what-mag.co.uk

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