Minisode 1 - Phoenix Rising

Who picked it? Mally Episode Description: We've got a different kind of episode for you this week, movie lovers! Instead of having a bye week, Mally decided to record a minisode on the documentary Phoenix Rising, which just premiered at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. A nod to the bill coined The Phoenix Act, this documentary details Evan Rachel Wood's journey being a sexual assault survivor at the hands of Marilyn Manson. An important piece about domestic abuse, Mally quickly highlights some of the usual Movie Lovers categories and shares her personal connected to domestic abuse. When is this episode airing? Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Movie release date: 2022

IMDB Plot Description: Actress and activist Evan Rachel Wood takes her experience as a survivor of domestic violence to pursue justice, heal generational trauma, and reclaim her story in a culture that instinctively blames women. The film intimately charts her journey as she moves toward naming her infamous abuser for the first time.