We all have that feeling once in a while — you realize there was a lot of pop culture you totally meant to experience, but just didn't have time for. You were going to binge that show everyone was talking about. You didn't have a chance to scoot over to the city's only foreign language cinema. But it's not too late to catch up on all the best indie movies of recent years.
Our indie flick checklist will allow you to experience the full film festival experience, minus the IRL hipsters. Dramedies abound, the bread and butter of indie cinema. But there are also plenty of love stories and weepy dramas without a laugh in sight. Catching up on these lesser-known hits is a sure way to dominate your office Oscars pool, with inside knowledge of the dark-horse nominees.