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Lucy Walker's documentary about the Buena Vista Social Club has been pulled suddenly from the line-up of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
The festival's press office made the announcement Friday morning, saying festival programmers were informed late Thursday.
The film's distributor, Broad Green Pictures, issued the following statement: "We at Broad Green are disappointed that we will not be able to premiere this compelling documentary at this year's Sundance Film Festival. The film's post production process has taken longer than expected and thus the decision was made to wait to introduce the film to audiences until it can be presented in its best possible iteration."
The untitled movie, in the Documentary Premieres section, is a follow-up to Wim Wenders' acclaimed documentary about Cuban musicians who kept their traditions alive under the Castro regime.
Screenings of the film will be replaced with other festival titles. Today's 2:30 p.m. screening at The MARC in Park City will be replaced with "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power."