The eight-part series from Redford and the “Taxi to the Dark Side” director will be narrated by Susan Sarandon (“Dead Man Walking.”) The announcement came at the Television Critics Association winter press tour Friday.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with award-winning team of filmmakers on such a powerful and thought-provoking series — and to bring a second extraordinary series from the Sundance Productions team to CNN.”
The first partnership between CNN and the Sundance Channel was “Chicagoland,” an eight-part series about the city produced with BCTV.
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Redford and Laura Michalchyshyn are executive producing for Sundance and Gibney, Dave Snyder, Stacey Offman and Brad Herbert are executive producers for Jigsaw Productions.