Sunday, March 7

Sundance – Audience Award – Dramatic

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

2020 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Minari Lee Isaac Chung

Minari

Lee Isaac Chung

2019 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Brittany Runs a Marathon Paul Downs Colaizzo

Brittany Runs a Marathon

Paul Downs Colaizzo

2018 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Burden Andrew Heckler

Burden

Andrew Heckler

2017 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Crown Heights Matt Ruskin

Crown Heights

Matt Ruskin

2016 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

The Birth of a Nation Nate Parker

The Birth of a Nation

Nate Parker

2015 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

2014 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Whiplash Damien Chazelle

Whiplash

Damien Chazelle

2013 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Fruitvale Station Ryan Coogler

Fruitvale Station

Ryan Coogler

2012 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

The Sessions Ben Lewin

The Sessions

Ben Lewin

2011 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Circumstance Maryam Keshavarz

Circumstance

Maryam Keshavarz

2010 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Happythankyoumoreplease Josh Radnor

Happythankyoumoreplease

Josh Radnor

2009 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Precious Lee Daniels

Precious

Lee Daniels

2008 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

The Wackness Jonathan Levine

The Wackness

Jonathan Levine

2007 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Grace Is Gone Jim Strouse

Grace Is Gone

Jim Strouse

2006 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Quinceañera Richard Glatzer

Quinceañera

Richard Glatzer

2005 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Hustle & Flow Craig Brewer

Hustle & Flow

Craig Brewer

2004 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Maria Full of Grace Joshua Marston

Maria Full of Grace

Joshua Marston

2003 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

The Station Agent Tom McCarthy

The Station Agent

Tom McCarthy

2002 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Real Women Have Curves Patricia Cardoso

Real Women Have Curves

Patricia Cardoso

2001 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Hedwig and the Angry Inch John Cameron Mitchell

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

John Cameron Mitchell

2000 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Two Family House Raymond De Felitta

Two Family House

Raymond De Felitta

1999 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Three Seasons Tony Bui

Three Seasons

Tony Bui

1998 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Smoke Signals Chris Eyre

Smoke Signals

Chris Eyre

1997 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Hurricane Streets Morgan J. Freeman

Hurricane Streets

Morgan J. Freeman

1997 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Love Jones Theodore Witcher

Love Jones

Theodore Witcher

1996 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

The Spitfire Grill Lee David Zlotoff

The Spitfire Grill

Lee David Zlotoff

1995 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Picture Bride Kayo Hatta

Picture Bride

Kayo Hatta

1994 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Spanking the Monkey David O. Russell

Spanking the Monkey

David O. Russell

1993 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

El mariachi Robert Rodriguez

El mariachi

Robert Rodriguez

1992 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

The Waterdance Neal Jimenez

The Waterdance

Neal Jimenez

1991 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Pastime Robin B. Armstrong

Pastime

Robin B. Armstrong

1990 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Longtime Companion Norman René

Longtime Companion

Norman René

1989 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Dramatic

Sex, Lies, and Videotape Steven Soderbergh

Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Steven Soderbergh