Nate Parker, the star, director and producer of The Birth of a Nation, holds up the audience award for best US dramatic film at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival awards ceremony. The film also won the audience prize for best US dramatic film. Photo: AP

The best from Sundance: big winners, films and future stars to watch

Nate Parker's slave rebellion film The Birth of a Nation takes top prizes at the festival of independent film, Kenneth Lonergan delivers his moving third feature, and a 13-year-old New Zealander with comic timing is a name to watch out for

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Nate Parker, the star, director and producer of The Birth of a Nation, holds up the audience award for best US dramatic film at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival awards ceremony. The film also won the audience prize for best US dramatic film. Photo: AP
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