Female directors of color finding a spotlight at Sundance


But the 2019 Sundance Film Festival is proving to be a referendum on the dismal industry statistics . And the positive reception to and pricey acquisitions of films like Gurinder Chadha's "Blinded by the Light" (bought by New Line for $15 million) and Nisha Ganatra's "Late Night" (Amazon purchased for $13 million) is, at the very least, promising.