01/16/2013 05:59 pm ET

Sundance 2013 Film Festival: Films Featuring/Directed By Black Talent

Once again, as the new year starts, so do the hopes for several filmmakers and talent who want to have their films picked up for distribution at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival.

At the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, several films featuring and directed by Black talent went on achieve greater heights such as Ava DuVenay taking home the award for Best Director for Middle of Nowhere and becoming the first African American to do so.

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