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Sundance Now Slates U.S. Premiere of ISIS Doc Collection


Sundance Now is debuting this month the documentary collection Take 5: The Shadow of ISIS, which is making its exclusive U.S. premiere.

Take 5: The Shadow of ISIS features five films—Recruiting for Jihad, Terror Studios, War Child, Europe’s Border Crisis: The Long Road Home, and Girls, Guns & ISIS, which were curated for the collection. It will debut in the U.S. on Sundance Now on April 19.

This marks the first time Sundance Now’s Take 5 collection has forayed into long-form docs. Previously, the franchise featured thematically-linked short films, including Take 5: A More Perfect Patriot and Take 5: Justice in America.

Take 5 has consistently resonated with Sundance Now’s smart and discerning audience, and the films in the latest collection, The Shadow of ISIS, are no exception,” said Jan Diedrichsen, the general manager of SundanceTV and Sundance Now. “When shown together, the pieces provide a captivating and provocative story of terror abroad and the perplexity of modern life under siege.”

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