Evan Rachel Wood has declined to give interviews on surviving domestic abuse at the palms of former associate Marilyn Manson (whose real title is Brian Warner), but she will detail her tale in the upcoming documentary Phoenix Rising, which premieres at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival on January 23, for every Rolling Stone.
The documentary is directed by Amy Berg (Janis: Small Girl Blue, The Circumstance From Adnan Syed) and was filmed in two parts only the 1st aspect will be demonstrated at Sundance. As described by Rolling Stone, the documentary “will find Wooden reclaiming her story in a society that instinctively blames females, and will stick to her as she moves towards naming her famous abuser for the to start with time.” Phoenix Soaring will also air in total on HBO in the spring.
The title, Phoenix Rising, is in reference to the Phoenix Act, a California legislation that Wooden assisted create and advocate for, which extends the statute of limits on domestic violence from 3 to 5 many years, and calls for for law enforcement officers to go through coaching to offer greater assistance for domestic companion violence survivors. Wood’s testimony on behalf of the act marked the initially time she spoke publicly about her working experience with domestic abuse. Speaking to the California Senate Community Protection Committee, Wood specific the horrific, alleged abuse she endured, while she did not recognize Manson as her abuser at the time.
Wood also shared the news on social media, crafting on Instagram, “I can finally share with the globe, I have teamed up with Amy Berg on a project identified as Phoenix Increasing, a documentary checking out facets of my lifetime, profession, household, the passage of #ThePhoenixAct, and in the end the final decision to name my abuser publicly.”
Those people who want to check out the documentary at Sundance will have two possibilities to do so. This year’s competition will continue to be virtual, and in addition to the premiere on January 23, there will be a next screening on January 25. Pageant passes are at this time accessible, and tickets for unique screenings go on sale Thursday, January 13 at 12 p.m. ET.