Sundance Will Screen Documentary Examining Michael Jackson's Alleged Child Molestation

Another documentary will look at Michael Jackson’s alleged sexual molestation of two kids, ten years after his tragic passing.

Following Lifetime’s profitable airing of docuseries Surviving R. Kelly, one other producer had a controversial documentary in thoughts.

Now, the Sundance Film Festival has added the world premiere of that documentary to its lineup.

Investigating the late ‘King of Pop.’

Leaving Neverland will middle across the sexual abuse allegations towards Michael Jackson.

The documentary describes how the late pop singer reportedly began a relationship with two younger boys – aged 7 and 10 – together with their households.  He had achieved this “on the peak of his fame.”  Both victims, now of their 30s, spoke out towards Jackson, claiming he had sexually abused them.  It allegedly took them a few years to come back to phrases with what had occurred.

Speaking out towards the latest allegations, the Michael Jackson property mentioned,

This is one more lurid manufacturing in an outrageous and pathetic try to take advantage of and money in on Michael Jackson.

The property might have some extent.

During his profession, Jackson had confronted a number of baby sexual abuse allegations.  In 2003, regulation enforcement officers raided Neverland Ranch, his dwelling.  A 13-year-old boy had accused the pop singer of molestation.  A jury ultimately acquitted Jackson of 14 prison counts at a state courtroom in 2005.

He handed away unexpectedly in 2009, the sufferer of a cardiac arrest and acute propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication.

At Sundance, Leaving Neverland will display within the particular occasion class in two components.  Following the screening, the filmmakers will maintain a Q&A occasion.

The synopsis reads,

Through gut-wrenching interviews with the now-adult males and their households, ‘Leaving Neverland’ crafts a portrait of sustained exploitation and deception, documenting the facility of superstar that allowed a revered determine to infiltrate the lives of star-struck kids and their dad and mom.

Dan Reed produced and directed Leaving Neverland.  His credit embrace HBO’s Terror and The Paedophile Hunter, docudrama Shooters, a battle documentary The Valley, and From Russia With Cash.

 


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