25 Must-See Movies at Sundance 2015

From hot docs to hilarious cringe-comedies, the festival films to keep an eye out for

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'What Happened, Miss Simone'

'What Happened, Miss Simone'

That'd be Nina Simone, the fierce soul singer and civil-rights activist who's been ripe for a docu-portrait for a long while. Thankfully, Liz Garbus (The Farm: Angola, U.S.A.) stepped up, delivering what we've heard to be a warts-and-all look at how Simone battled racism, sexism and her own demons — and still delivered the sort of heartfelt, eye-watering, gut-punching music that made her legend. What happened, you ask? You're about to find out.

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