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2015 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: Lyric R. Cabral & David Felix Sutcliffe’s (T)error

You’d be forgiven for thinking that this is a horror title. It is not. Well, actually it’s horrifying terrain in the docu scheme of things. Profiled couple in Filmmaker Magazine Top 25 New Faces of 2013, Lyric R. Cabral & David Felix Sutcliffe have received a ton of support for (T)ERROR. The long list includes BBC Storyville, ITVS, The Sundance Institute Documentary Fund Film Grant, Tribeca Film Institute (Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Award Winner, 2013), International Documentary Association (Pare Lorentz Grant), Chicken & Egg Pictures, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant, 2013) and finally, they relished in the splendor of the Institute once again with the 2014 Creative Producing Summit, Creative Producing Documentary Lab and June Documentary Edit and Story Lab. A possible thematically linked companion piece to CITIZENFOUR, this should be ready for 2015 – in the mean time, you can read about their filmmaker lab experience here.

Gist: This  captures the dramatic aftermath that occurs when the target of the investigation realizes that he is being set up by an FBI informant. Interweaving this story with a penetrating look at the government’s broader counterterrorism campaign, the film aims to demystify the nature of America’s terrorist threat, and to illuminate the political and ethical complexities of our country’s quest to protect the homeland.

Production Co./Producers: Charlotte Street Films’ Eugene Jarecki, Christopher St. John (Reagan).

Prediction: U.S. Documentary Competition.

U.S. Distributor: Rights Available. TBD (domestic). TBD (international)

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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