Evan Rachel Wood has declined to give interviews on survive domestic violence at the hands of ex-partner Marilyn Manson (whose real name is Brian Warner), but she will detail her story in the upcoming documentary. Phoenix soaring, Who premieres at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival on January 23, by Rolling stone.
The documentary is directed by Amy Berg (Janis: Little blue girl, The case against Adnan Syed) and was shot in two parts; only the first part will be presented at Sundance. As reported by Rolling stone, the documentary “will find Wood picks up her story from a culture that instinctively blames women, and follows her as she prepares to name her famous abuser for the first time.” Phoenix soaring will also air in full on HBO in the spring..
The title, Phoenix soaring, refers to the Phoenix Law, a California law that Wood helped create and defend, Who extends the statute of limitations for domestic violence from three to five years and requires police officers to take training to better help victims of domestic violence. Woods testimony in the name of the deed marked the first time she spoke publicly about her experience of domestic violence. Addressing the California Senate Public Safety Ccommittee, Drink detailed the alleged horrific abuse she suffered, although she did not identify Manson as her attacker at the time.
Wood also shared the news on social media, write on Instagram, “I can finally share with the world, I teamed up with Amy Berg on a project called Phoenix Rising, a documentary exploring aspects of my life, career, family, the stint of #ThePhoenixAct, and ultimately the decision to nominate my attacker publicly. “
Those who want to see the documentary at Sundance will have two opportunities to do so. This year’s festival will remain virtual, and in addition to the premiere on January 23, there will be a second screening on January 25. Festival Pass are currently available, and tickets for specific screenings go on sale Thursday, January 13 at 12 p.m. ET.