Sundance Screening Sees Medical Emergency; Ambulance Called To Egyptian Theater – Update

Sundance Screening Sees Medical Emergency; Ambulance Called To Egyptian Theater – Update

January 22, 2023

UPDATE: More deatails are emerging of the”medical incident” that occured tonight at a Sudance Film Festival screening.

“There seems like some wires got crossed over the walkie talkies about what actually happened,” a local law enforcement official told Deadline. “But there is no baby being born tonight from the Divinity screening.”

Contrary to earlier reports, it turns out it was not a woman going into labor during a screening of Divinity at the Egyptian Theater on Main Street, instead, a gentelman had what seems to be some sorth of seizure issue and quickly left the theater. The screenign of the NEXT category film was not interrupted, we’ve been told.

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Although medics were called and promptly arrived, the man in question left by himself, we are now told.

PREVIOUSLY: In a festival of world premieres galore, Sundance may have had its greatest debut ever tonight.

During a screening of Divinity at the Egyptian Theater on Main Street in Park City, a woman went into labor during the movie. She was hastily taken away by paramedics after some quick action by theater security. The woman is on the way to a local Park City hospitcal, we hear.

The sci-fi film, written and directed by Eddie Alcazar, is part of the festival’s NEXT section.

Initally it appeared the woman was having a seizure in her seat, according to what law enforcement told Deadline.

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