Michael Stuhlbarg

Indie Focus: Sundance 2017 maintains political edge right to the end

Indie Focus: Sundance 2017 maintains political edge right to the end

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to another Sundance edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies.

The Sundance Film Festival announced its winners on Saturday night. The awards spread the love among titles and had a few surprises, capping this unusual year in Park City, Utah, with one more unpredictable moment. Macon Blair’s grungy genre tale “I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore” won the U.S. Dramatic Grand Jury Prize. Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini’s “Dina” won the U.S. Documentary Grand Jury Prize.

Audience awards went to Matt Ruskin’s “Crown Heights” in the U.S. dramatic...

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