By Samantha Highfill
April 26, 2016 at 05:08 PM EDT

With summer just around the corner, movie-goers everywhere are making plans to see all of the big blockbusters, because after all, what’s a summer without superheroes and massive fight scenes full of special effects … right? Right. But here’s the thing: There’s another kind of movie that deserves just as much of your love (and hard-earned money), and it’s ready to step into the spotlight.

EW gathered a number of celebrities as they came through the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and together, they spoke out for the underappreciated Hollywood gem that is the independent film. Because when it comes to movies, size really doesn’t matter.

(Script by Samantha Highfill and Kristen Harding)