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Sundance: Why Was Bobby Kennedy's Daughter Hitchhiking?

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Filmmaker Rory Kennedy was seen trying to catch a ride on Main Street in the middle of the night.

A version of this story first appeared in the Jan. 31 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Sundance vets know how difficult it is to find a cab in Park City. Which is why -- the availability of Uber notwithstanding -- it may have been no surprise for bystanders to see filmmaker Rory Kennedy, daughter of Bobby, attempting to hitchhike on Main Street around midnight on Jan. 18.

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She had just left a dinner attended by the likes of Cheryl Hines and Natasha Bedingfield to celebrate her doc­umentary Last Days in Vietnam, which premiered the prior evening.