Sundance 2015: Scientology, Cruise, Travolta and a hot premiere

January 27, 2015 12:23 AM

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Alex Gibney's new Scientology documentary stirred speculation that protesters might attend the film's Sundance premiere Sunday night, especially after full-page Scientology ads appeared in the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times asking: "Is Alex Gibney’s Upcoming HBO ‘Documentary’ a Rolling Stone/UVA Redux?"

No protesters were outside the Marc Theater as Gibney's film was about to start, but so many festival-goers turned up to see "Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief" that Sundance volunteers had to turn people away.

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