The Sundance Film Festival will well-known not only for showcasing the best of independent film, but also as a showcase for diverse cinema. Latin America cinema has had solid exposure at the festival over the last few years and looks poised to continue to get the same level of notice at this year's showcase.
That said, it is interesting to take a look at years past and see which Latino films benefitted from earning a spot in Park City.
The Sundance Film Festival is coming to a close this weekend and many of the year's best films have already been sold to some of the top distributors. However, this year there has been one trend that will like shake up the industry - Amazon and Netflix have dominated the acquisitions.
With Star Wars euphoria reaching fever pitch, it is no surprise that anticipation for the next installment in the franchise to also become the most anticipated film of 2016. According to Variety, a survey by Fandango has shown that "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" is the film that movie goers are most excited to see.
"The Treasure" measures up to its name as a film filled with ceaseless formal, emotional and narrative riches. While its earnest style might not suit everyone, those willing to sit patiently will be justly rewarded for their efforts.
Tarantino fans will undoubtedly love the director's continued inventiveness with "The Hateful Eight." That said, it is hard to ignore the film's uneven pacing throughout, particularly the lethargic movement of the first hour of the movie.