Evan Rachel Wood will go over her encounter as a survivor of domestic violence, allegedly at the fingers of Marilyn Manson, in a new documentary, Phoenix Rising, established to premiere at the 2022 Sundance Movie Competition.
The documentary, directed by Amy Berg, is break up into two parts, and just part just one will display at Sundance. For each a description, Phoenix Soaring will come across Wood reclaiming her story “in a culture that instinctively blames girls,” and will stick to her “as she moves toward naming her famous abuser for the initial time.” The film seems to get its title, Phoenix Increasing, from the Phoenix Act, a piece of legislation Wooden helped make that became California regulation in 2019 and extends the statute of constraints on domestic violence from 3 to five many years.
The Phoenix Increasing premiere is scheduled for Jan. 23, with a next screening slated for Jan. 25. The 2022 Sundance Movie Festival is taking location on the web this 12 months simply because of the pandemic, and ticket deals are presently on sale single movie ticket sales will start Thursday, Jan. 13 at 12 p.m. ET/10 a.m. MT.
Even though Wooden experienced earlier spoken about becoming a domestic abuse survivor, it wasn’t until very last February that she publicly accused Manson (actual identify Brian Warner) for the initially time. Wood and Warner commenced relationship in 2007 when she was 19 and he was 38, and they broke up a few several years later on.
“He started off grooming me when I was a teen and horrifically abused me for several years,” Wooden wrote on Instagram at the time. “I was brainwashed and manipulated into submission. I am performed residing in anxiety of retaliation, slander, or blackmail. I am listed here to expose this dangerous guy and contact out the a lot of industries that have enabled him just before he ruins any extra lives. I stand with the a lot of victims who will no for a longer time be silent.”
As claimed in an comprehensive Rolling Stone exposé, Warner has given that been accused of sexual misconduct and abuse by numerous gals, which include product Ashley Morgan Smithline and actress Esmé Bianco (he is also experiencing several lawsuits, and has denied all the allegations towards him). Not lengthy right after Rolling Stone’s story ran, L.A. County Sheriff’s investigators raided Warner’s property, hunting for belongings in connection to sexual assault allegations manufactured in opposition to him amongst 2009 and 2011.