Arts Express: What’s Hot At Sundance

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Sundance Film Festival Report: German director Bastian Gunther reflects on his entry into the World Dramatic Competition at Sundance, the global capitalism noir, Houston. And the mysterious and elusive fracking energy corporation at the center of this tense moral thriller.

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**Stolen Seas: Filmmaker Thymaya Payne burrows into all sides of the issues surrounding high seas piracy, as he embeds with Somali pirates in this documentary. And with his much more than meets the eye pursuit of raw unfiltered truth, Payne navigates not just those turbulent waters, but how piracy has been impacted by the legacy of colonialism and rebellion, along with the military hardware industry profiteering that kicks in.

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Prairie Miller is a New York multimedia journalist online, in print and radio, who reviews movies and conducts in-depth interviews. She can also be heard on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network’s Arts Express.