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Steven Spielberg subject of HBO documentary

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Steven Spielberg is stepping out from behind the camera to be the subject of a new documentary. HBO’s “Spielberg”, directed and produced by Emmy-winning documentarian Susan Lacy, will chronicle the illustrious filmmaker’s ascent from a “bittersweet childhood” to his historic moviemaking career, reported Entertainment Weekly.

For the project, Lacy filmed 30 hours of interviews with Spielberg, who discussed topics like his long obsession with film, his early works as a TV “wunderkind,” his string of blockbusters and more dramatic works, and his personal and professional relationships.   While Spielberg himself will narrate the film, his friends, family and colleagues provide added insight. It will on premiere on October 7.