Utopia was not only moving but a reminder that there's power conjured through the experience of collectively watching cinema. For this reason, it aptly captures the spirit of rebellion that Sundance 2010 was all about.
Finance conversations during the first weekend of the Sundance Film Festival tend to center around distribution deals and the price of heeled boots, so discussions about economic motivators to end domestic poverty are particularly refreshing.
Obama will be thinking of his mother as he receives the highest honor our world can bestow on a living human being. It is a global recognition of not only the hope he brings but what the future can become.