Sundance London: Comedy ‘Eighth Grade’, Gender Equality Doc ‘Half The Picture’ Scoop Prizes

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Bo Burnham’s well-received coming-of-age comedy Eighth Grade scooped Sundance London’s Audience Favourite Award last night at the UK offshoot of the Sundance Film Festival. The film, about a teenager trying to survive the last week of her tough eighth-grade year before leaving to start high school, had its international premiere in London following its world premiere in Park City earlier this year. Newcomer Elsie Fisher stars in the pic which A24 will release stateside in…