Sundance Film Festival


The 2016 edition of the most famous indie film festival includes a bunch of interesting Latin American films.  If you're lucky enough to attend the festival you can see them there; the rest of us should be able to see them in festivals around the country soon.

Mi Amiga del Parque, Argentina
Ana Katz' latest film is about a budding friendship between new mothers, which turns out to be more than one of them bargained for.

Aquí no ha pasado nada (Much Ado About Nothing), Chile
An upper-class Chilean boy gets into trouble with his peers, in this latest from Alejandro Fernández Almendras.

La ciénaga, entre el mar y la tierra (Between Sea and Land), Colombia
Disabled Alberto dreams of visiting the sea, which seems out of reach although it's just across the street.

Plaza de la Soledad, Mexico
This documentary follows the lives of a group of sex workers in Mexico City.

When Two Worlds Collide, Peru
An indigenous leader fights against big business to prevent the environmental ruin of Amazonian lands in this documentary.

(Argentine) Jacqueline, Brazil 
A young Frenchwoman hires a man to document her self-imposed political asylum.

Park City, Utah: Jan. 21 - 31. Full details here.