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Sundance: Did Anthony Weiner Movie Trim Scenes Damaging to Hillary Clinton?

Multiple parties who saw earlier cuts of the movie, which documents the N.Y. congressman's comeback following a sexting humiliation, say Clinton's team is seen trying to pressure Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin — Clinton's closest adviser — to cut ties with him, fearing the scandal will hurt her presidential campaign.

Sundance: IFC, Showtime Team Up for Hot Political Documentary ‘Weiner’ (Exclusive)

The film, which promises to be one of the most buzzworthy docs at the festival, will make its world premiere at Sundance on Jan. 24. It is playing in the U.S. Documentary Competition.

Sundance: Obama Love Story ‘Southside With You,’ Anthony Weiner Doc to Premiere at Fest

There are also a number of hot-button issues on display among the documentaries including ones tackling ISIS and abortion.