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Kendrick Lamar film to debut at Sundance Next at Ace Hotel
Kendrick Lamar film to debut at Sundance Next at Ace Hotel

Kendrick Lamar always referred to his album "good kid, m.A.A.d. city" as a "short film" in the liner notes. Now he's got an actual short film to accompany it. "m.A.A.d." is a 14-minute experimental documentary that will debut as part of the Sundance Next Fest on Aug. 9. The festival takes place at the Ace Hotel in downtown L.A. The film is directed by Kahlil Joseph, the auteur behind the creepily beautiful Flying Lotus short "Until the Quiet Comes." It splices footage from Lamar's home movies from growing up in Compton into haunting, surrealist imagery inspired by the many plotlines of Lamar's breakthrough album. Fans familiar with...

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