Movies From The Sundance Film Festival You'll Have To See
Here's why people are buzzing about the Sundance Film Festival's diverse flicks, which cover everything from fraternity hazing to a slave rebellion.By Lexie Hammesfahr | January 28, 2016
Every January, fans and people from every facet of Hollywood flock to Park City, Utah, for the Sundance Film Festival. It's basically an 11-day-long party, but it's important because this is the place where indie films get bought by major distributors and where unknown actors can have major breakthrough moments.
It also kicks off the Oscar rumor mill for the following awards season. This year, there are several that are already headed down that gold-paved Oscar campaign trail.
Nate Parker's "The Birth of a Nation" premiered to lengthy standing ovations. The film, which Parker produced, directed and stars in, is about Nat Turner's 1831 slave rebellion in which he led a 48-hour battle against a slave owner.