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Free Solo

Free Solo

You don’t need to be a climbing enthusiast to marvel at Free Solo. With its extraordinary cinematography, nothing can match the wonders of humans and nature, and the sheer movie-going suspense, captured in this acclaimed documentary by filmmakers Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin (Meru).
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Border

Border

Based on a short story by Let the Right One In author John Ajvide Lindqvist, Border seamlessly fuses social commentary, fantasy, and psychological insight to tell the story of Tina (Eva Melander) — a woman born with a facial “disfiguration,” a strange scar on her tailbone, and the ability to sense or smell how people feel. (more…)

Monrovia, Indiana

Monrovia, Indiana

While shrinking in population, 46 million people still live in rural Mid-American towns, making them important formative centers for politics and values. In the aftermath of the 2016 election, journalists had to reckon with being out of touch with some of these red-state areas. In his own way, Wiseman helps fill that void with his latest film by immersing us in a corner of the Midwest seldom depicted on film.
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Mid90s
Set to a connoisseur’s soundtrack, Mid90s captures the risks, the beauty, and the all-around feel of teen life in the pre-digital age ...
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Mid90s

Monsters and Men
Set in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Monsters and Men examines how a single incident of violence has consequences for an entire community ...
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Monsters and Men

The King
“The kind of movie that might just shake you from your sleep at night weeks later… It is, as an interviewee says, ‘one of those ...
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The King

Ava
A gripping debut about a young girl’s coming-of-age in a strict, traditional Iranian family ...
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Ava

Leaning into the Wind
Sixteen years after the release of the groundbreaking film RIVERS AND TIDES – ANDY GOLDSWORTHY filmmaker Thomas Riedelsheimer has once again collaborated with the artist ...
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Leaning into the Wind

Leaning into the Wind
Sixteen years after the release of the groundbreaking film RIVERS AND TIDES – ANDY GOLDSWORTHY filmmaker Thomas Riedelsheimer has once again collaborated with the artist ...
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Leaning into the Wind

Western
From the producer of Toni Erdmann comes this intense, slow-burning thriller about a group of German construction workers installing a hydroelectric plant in remote rural ...
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Western

Jane
"This is a love story about a woman and her work. From the first conception, it was intended to be a sort of cinematic opera.” ...
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Jane

The Florida Project
"A film of small notes that combine to form something major, the kind of movie that sneaks up on you and sticks with you." - ...
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The Florida Project

School Life
"JOYOUS AND HUMANE. A moving, heartwarming look at youth, thoughtful discourse, and the emotional and intellectual power of artistic endeavors." Gary Garrison, The Playlist ...
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School Life

Brigsby Bear
Nearly everyone can recall connecting with a show so completely it feels like a magical world created just for you. But what if it actually ...
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Brigsby Bear

The Women's Balcony
A congregation fractures along gender lines after a catastrophe at their synagogue in this winningly observed film from Israel ...
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The Women’s Balcony

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
The story of the only bank that faced criminal charges in the 2008 meltdown ...
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Abacus: Small Enough to Jail