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Ken Burns: The Central Park Five
PBS
THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City's Central Park in 1989. This Peabody…
You Can Count On Me
While conservative Sammy (Laura Linney) stayed in her quiet hometown, her rebellious brother Terry (Mark Ruffalo) was on the road, drifting in and out of trouble. When Terry suddenly comes to visit, his presence has a profound influence on Sammy's…
Iceman - Der Mann aus dem Eis
In the Otztal Alps, more than 5300 years ago, Kelab returns from a hunting trip to find his settlement raided and his entire tribe, including his wife and son, murdered. Driven by pain and anger, Kelab has only one goal:…
Pawn Sacrifice
In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. PAWN SACRIFICE chronicles Fischer's terrifying struggles with genius…
Captain Fantastic
Deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society, a devoted father (Viggo Mortensen) dedicates his life to transforming his six young children into extraordinary adults. But when a tragedy strikes the family, they are forced to leave…
What They Had
Bridget (Hilary Swank) returns home to Chicago at her brother's (Michael Shannon) urging to help deal with her ailing mother (Blythe Danner) and her father's (Robert Forster) reluctance to let go of their life together. Official Selection at the Sundance…
Eighth Grade
A24
Thirteen-year-old Kayla (Elsie Fisher) endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school--the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year--before she begins high school. Nominated for Best…
Lady Bird
A24
Directed by Greta Gerwig and nominated for five Oscars , LADY BIRD is a warm, affecting comedy about a high schooler (Saoirse Ronan) who must navigate a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother (Laurie Metcalf) over the course…
Denial
This biographical drama recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt's (Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. In the English legal system, in cases of libel,…
Chinatown
A landmark movie in the film-noir tradition, CHINATOWN stands as a true screen classic. Jack Nicholson is private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite (Faye Dunaway) to…
Disobedience
Ronit (Rachel Weisz) returns to the Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her decades earlier for an attraction to a childhood friend Esti (Rachel McAdams). Once reunited, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality. Winner of…
On Chesil Beach
In England in 1962, a young couple (Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle) find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night. Official Selection at the Toronto International Film…
Mapplethorpe
An intimate portrait of the celebrated yet controversial photographer Robert Mapplethorpe (Matt Smith) whose relationship with Patti Smith and other icons of '70s New York influenced his ambitious photos while he explored his emerging sexuality. Nominated for Best Narrative Feature…
Catch-22
Oscar winner Mike Nichols superbly directs this cinematic adaptation of Joseph Heller's scathing black comedy about a small group of pilots in the Mediterranean in 1944. There are winners and losers, opportunists and survivors. Separately and together they are nervous,…
What We Do In the Shadows
Housemates Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav (Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, & Jonathan Brugh) are three vampires who are trying to get by in modern society; from paying rent and doing housework to trying to get invited into nightclubs. They are just…
Leave No Trace
Will (Ben Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Oregon. When their idyllic life is shattered, both are put into social services. After clashing with their…
The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Based on the celebrated novel by Emily M. Danforth, The Miseducation of Cameron Post follows the titular character (Chloe Grace Moretz) as she is sent to a gay conversion therapy center after getting caught with another girl in the back…
I Am Not Your Negro - James Baldwin and Race in America
An Oscar-nominated documentary narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO explores the continued peril America faces from institutionalized racism. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House.…
The Mask You Live In
THE MASK YOU LIVE IN follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America's narrow definition of masculinity. Pressured by the media, their peer group, and even the adults in their lives, our…
Danny Collins
Inspired by a true story, Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can't give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40-year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he changes…