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The very idea of independent cinema is anti-establishment. Making a film free of Hollywood’s influence, and without the benefit of its financial resources, can be a truly revolutionary act. But some indie films go farther than the rest to critique, satirize, or outright demolish the status quo. These ten movies brought counterculture to the masses.

Top 10 Anti-establishment Sundance Films

The very idea of independent cinema is anti-establishment. Making a film free of Hollywood’s influence, and without the benefit of its financial resources, can be a truly revolutionary act. But some indie films go farther than the rest to critique, satirize, or outright demolish the status quo. These ten movies brought counterculture to the masses.

by Matt Singer