Instant 20: Best Sundance Movies to Watch

As the 2021 Sundance Film Festival kicks off today, here are the 20 best films to watch from the past 20 festivals.

By Matthew Lissauer

Sidney Flanigan in "Never Rarely Sometimes Always."

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The 2021 Sundance Film Festival kicks off today with a mainly virtual festival that we all can attend from the comfort of our homes. As you consider taking in a likely pre-awards contender, here are our picks for the 20 best movies from past 20 festivals that you can watch right now.