The daughter of former President Barack Obama submitted her film to the festival under the name Malia Ann. The Heart had its international premiere last year, but this will be Malia Obama’s first Sundance screening.
This film centers on a man grieving the death of his mother. The Heart is “about lost objects and lonely people and forgiveness and regret,” according to Malia Obama.
“We hope that you enjoy the film and that it makes you feel a bit less lonely or at least reminds you not to forget about the people who are,” she said.
This comes almost three years after Malia Obama was hired by comedian and