Sundance Film Festival award winners 2016by vaneheraz | created - 6 months ago | updated - 6 months ago | Public
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1. The Birth of a Nation (2016)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising.
Votes: 19,436 | Gross: $15.86M
Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic Audience Award: Dramatic
2. Swiss Army Man (2016)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A hopeless man stranded on a deserted island befriends a dead body and together they go on a surreal journey to get home.
Votes: 100,809 | Gross: $4.21M
3. Morris from America (2016)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The romantic and coming-of-age misadventures of a 13-year-old American living in Germany.
Votes: 4,946 | Gross: $0.09M
Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Individual Performance Craig Robinson
4. As You Are (2016)
110 min | Drama, Mystery
Set in the early 1990's, "As You Are" is the telling and retelling of a relationship between three teenagers as it traces the course of their friendship through a construction of disparate memories prompted by a police investigation.
5. Spa Night (2016)
Unrated | 93 min | Drama
A closeted Korean-American teenager takes a job at a Korean spa to help his struggling family, only to discover an underground world of gay sex at the spa that both scares and excites him.
Votes: 1,017 | Gross: $0.04M
6. The Intervention (I) (2016)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A weekend getaway for four couples takes a sharp turn when one of the couples discovers the entire trip was orchestrated to host an intervention on their marriage.
Votes: 5,555 | Gross: $0.03M
7. Weiner (2016)
R | 96 min | Documentary
An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's mayoral campaign and today's political landscape.
Votes: 9,479 | Gross: $1.61M
8. Life, Animated (2016)
PG | 92 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
A coming of age story about a boy and his family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to express love, loss, kinship and brotherhood.
Votes: 5,481 | Gross: $0.24M
9. Nuts! (I) (2016)
Unrated | 79 min | Documentary, Animation
The mostly true story of Dr. John Romulus Brinkley, an eccentric genius who built an empire with his goat-testicle impotence cure and a million-watt radio station.
10. Trapped (XVII) (2016)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Thriller
A man struggles to survive after he unintentionally locks himself up in a high rise devoid of food, water and electricity.
11. Kate Plays Christine (2016)
Not Rated | 112 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
12. The Bad Kids (2016)
101 min | Documentary
A group of teachers at a Mojave Desert high school take an unconventional approach to improve the lives of their struggling students.
Votes: 573 | Gross: $0.00M
15. Between Land and Sea (2016)
87 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport
A year in the ever changing life of an Atlantic surf town.
World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Acting World Cinema Audience Award: Dramatic
16. My Friend from the Park (2015)
86 min | Drama
Running away from a bar without paying the bill is just the first adventure for Liz (mother to newborn Nicanor) and Rosa (supposed mother to newborn Clarisa). This budding friendship ... See full summary »
17. The Lure (2015)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
In Warsaw, a pair of mermaid sisters are adopted into a cabaret. While one seeks love with humans the other hungers to dine on the human population of the city.
Votes: 5,979 | Gross: $0.10M
18. Sonita (2015)
90 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
After her family attempts to sell her into marriage, a young Afghan refugee in Iran channels her frustrations and seizes her destiny through music. Grabbing the mic, she spits fiery rhymes in the face of oppressive traditions.
World Cinema Jury Prize: Documentary World Cinema Audience Award: Documentary
19. All These Sleepless Nights (2016)
R | 100 min | Documentary, Drama
A new era is coming, and Warsaw stands uncomfortably at its edge. Art school classmates Christopher and Michal, on the precipice of their own coming of age, restlessly roam their city's ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,443 | Gross: $0.02M
21. The Land of the Enlightened (2016)
87 min | Documentary, Drama, War
A gang of Afghan kids from the Kuchi tribe dig out old Soviet mines and sell the explosives to children working in a lapis lazuli mine. When not dreaming of the time when American troops ... See full summary »
24. First Girl I Loved (2016)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
Seventeen-year-old Anne just fell in love with Sasha, the most popular girl at her LA public high school. But when Anne tells her best friend Clifton - who has always harbored a secret crush - he does his best to get in the way.
25. Embrace of the Serpent (2015)
Not Rated | 125 min | Adventure, Drama
The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of forty years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
Votes: 19,487 | Gross: $1.33M