Dec 08 2008

Push to Compete at Sundance Film Festival

< > The 2009 Sundance Film Festival has unveiled the lineup for its U.S. and World competitions for dramatic and documentary features. "Push", a film directed by Lee Daniels (producer of "Tennessee") and featuring a small role by Mariah, will have its world premiere at the festival and compete in the U.S. Dramatic Competition. The 16 competing films were selected from 1,026 submissions.

"Push" (Director and Screenwriter: Lee Daniels)
— Based on the acclaimed, best-selling novel by Sapphire, "Push" is the redemptive story of Precious Jones, a young girl in Harlem struggling to overcome tremendous obstacles and discover her own voice. Cast: Gabourey “Gabby” Sidibe, Paula Patton, Mo’Nique Imes, Lenny Kravitz.

L.A. Times
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