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Source:  Paste

HBO has struck the first deal of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, acquiring the U.S. TV rights to director Dan Argott’s new documentary “Believer.”

The film follows Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons fame as he investigates the Mormon Church’s treatment of its LGBTQ members.

Reynolds also explores the policies of the Church that purposely ostracize the marginalized sector of its congregation and how those policies relate to the rapid increase in teenage suicide rates in Utah over the past decade.

“Believer” is likely to be a hot-button offering at Sundance which is held yearly in Park City, Utah.

Reynolds, who is Mormon, said his aim is to provoke meaningful gay rights discussions within Mormonism on a larger scale.

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