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Films I may want to see

Epicentro: Darwin’s Nightmare (shot in Tanzania) and We Come as Friends (South Sudan) were supposed to be the first two parts of a trilogy on African countries, but Hubert Sauper’s latest takes a detour to Cuba. Less hair-raising than those two films (Friends picked up a Jury Award for “bravery” at its 2014 Sundance premiere), Epicentro is more of an old lefty vacation, with Marker-emulating musings on the relationship between cinema and warfare tucked in between night shots of Havana waves that suggest Michael Mann’s super-digital Miami Vice taken to a new location. — VR

Source: 14 Films Not to Miss at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival | Filmmaker Magazine