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Michael Jackson child sex abuse allegations doc to premiere at Sundance
WENN - World Entertainment News Network
Published:
January 9, 2019
Updated:
January 9, 2019 10:23 PM EST
A documentary detailing the story of two boys who alleged Michael Jackson sexually abused them is set to debut at the Sundance Film Festival.
Leaving Neverland will screen as part of the annual event in Park City, Utah, later this month.
Produced by BAFTA-winning director Dan Reed, the production centres on the late superstarís alleged victims, now in their 30s, who maintain they were molested by Jackson at the ages of seven and 10.
The two-part film is named after the Santa Barbara, Calif., estate where Jackson entertained young fans during sleepovers.
The identities of the men involved in the film are not yet known.
Among those who have previously come forward with accounts of misconduct against the star are two brothers, now in their 20s, who filed charges in 2005. Jackson was acquitted of all charges.
Choreographer Wade Robinson filed a suit against Jackson in 2013, four years after the King of Popís death, claiming Jackson molested him at the age of seven. The charges were later dismissed.
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