Storytelling through cinema in 2021 and the must see independent movies released this year include work from rising directors as well as established filmmakers, all who intentionally or not, decided to release an independent film either in theaters or virtually.. The year has been an interesting one for independent film and the film industry as a whole with the global pandemic still very much part of the equation and distributors and agents scrambling to make best of the stormy weather relying on VOD and streaming services to release their projects virtually.

Here at CineVino our publication focuses on independent film offering articles, resources and interviews with indie filmmakers in 2021.

CineVino List of Independent Movies for 2021

The long list of independent movies released in 2021 include animation, comedy, adventure and with a global pandemic mixing up the movie industry here are the worth mentioning movies for 2021 starting in January 2021 with the virtual 2021 Sundance Film Festival and the winners of this year’s festival. David Lowery’s The Green Knight and also  “About Endlessness”

One movie we certainly recommend is Sian Heder’s runaway hit “CODA”.