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January 21, 2023 9:25pm
UPDATE: More details are emerging of the”medical incident” that occured tonight at a Sundance Film Festival screening.
“There seems like some wires got crossed over the walkie-talkies about what actually happened,” a local law enforcement official told Deadline. “But there is no baby being born tonight from the Divinity screening.”
Contrary to earlier reports, it turns out it was not a woman going into labor during a screening of Divinity at the Egyptian Theater on Main Street. Instead, a gentleman had what seems to be some sorth of seizure and quickly left the theater. The screening of the NEXT category film was not interrupted, we’ve been told.
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Although medics were called and promptly arrived, the man in question left by himself, we are now told.
Divinity is written and directed by Eddie Alcazar. Steven Soderbergh is a producer. It stars Stephen Dorff, Moises Arias, Jason Genao, Karrueche Tran, Bella Thorne and Scott Bakula. There are four more in-person screenings of the film still to come during the festival.
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During a screening of Divinity at the Egyptian Theater on Main Street in Park City, a woman went into labor during the movie. She was hastily taken away by paramedics after some quick action by theater security. The woman is on the way to a local Park City hospital, we hear.
The sci-fi film, written and directed by Eddie Alcazar, is part of the festival’s NEXT section.
Initally, it appeared the woman was having a seizure in her seat, according to what law enforcement told Deadline.
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