The Sundance Film Festival is the largest independent film festival in the United States. It showcases new works from American and international independent filmmakers. This year, a lot of exciting films are in store for movie lovers.

Kristen Stewart stars in "Come Swim", a movie inspired by a painting in her garage which she herself painted. The movie marks Stewart's film directorial debut, Inquirer reported. 

"Casting JonBenet" is the story about the mysterious death of six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey. Netflix has actually already acquired rights to this documentary, Variety said.   

Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett stars in "Manifesto", which features the actress taking on several roles. The characters vary from a homeless person to a punk. The movie debuted as a multi-screen art exhibition back in 2015, has been turned into feature film form by Julian Rosefeldt.

"Where Is Kyra?" is a film about a woman who is dealing with her mother's death and who finds another lost soul. This movie stars Michelle Pfeiffer and Kiefer Sutherland and is directed by Andrew Dosunmu.

Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara stars in "A Ghost Story". This is a peculiar-sounding existential drama which was shot in secret last summer and just acquired by A24.

"Call Me by Your Name" is written and directed by Luca Guadagnino. The film is based on André Aciman's novel with the same title. It tells the story of a boy's connection with his father's friend. Cast include Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg and Armie Hammer.

Eliza Hittman's "Beach Rats" is one of this year's highly anticipated films. The story follows a Brooklyn teen who is confronted with his dying father and requests from this mother to get a girlfriend. In order to escape, he goes to a cruising beach as well as starts a relationship with a woman.