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Sundance Channel to Air '1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die' Weekly Series of Classic, Indie and Foreign Films

Thompson on Hollywood By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood July 25, 2013 at 1:16PM

The Sundance Channel has teamed up with Barron's Educational Series to bring the popular film compendium "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die" to the small screen in a new weekly series. Every Sunday, Sundance Channel will air a classic Hollywood, independent or foreign film featured in the latest edition of the book.
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"Black Swan"
"Black Swan"

The Sundance Channel has teamed up with Barron's Educational Series to bring the popular film compendium "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die" to the small screen in a new weekly series. Every Sunday, Sundance Channel will air a classic Hollywood, independent or foreign film featured in the latest edition of the book.

This Sunday kicks off with Darren Aronofsky's brilliant psychological doppelganger thriller "Black Swan," starring Natalie Portman in the role that won her an Oscar in 2011. Jonathan Demme's "Philadelphia," starring Tom Hanks (who won the Best Actor Oscar) and Denzel Washington, screens on August 4, with Neill Blomkamp's "District 9" screening on August 11, in time for the theatrical release of Blomkamp's follow-up "Elysium."

The series will unspool for at least the next couple of years. You can check out the full schedule here.

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