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  • Beneath the Blindfold
  • Beneath the Blindfold (NR)

    This activist documentary centers on four victims of torture who currently live in the United States: a former child soldier in Liberia's civil war, a Chicago-born independent contractor who'd been detained for three months in Abu Ghraib, and former political prisoners from Guatemala and Colombia. more...
  • Beneath the Harvest Sky
  • Beneath the Harvest Sky

    Two high school pals (Emory Cohen and Callan McAuliffe) long to escape from their dead-end existence in the potato-farming community of Van Buren, Maine, but their dream of relocating to Boston is threatened when the wilder of them decides to get involved in drug smuggling over the Canadian border. more...
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  • El Benny

    Spanning the period of the Batista regime and the Cuban revolution, this 2006 feature recalls Andy Garcia's The Lost City, but it's more vivid, thanks to Renny Arozarena's dynamic performance as Havana crooner Benny Moré. more...
  • Beowulf & Grendel

    The epic poem Beowulf gets an imaginative, low-budget workout in this 2005 Icelandic feature by Sturla Gunnarsson. more...
  • Besieged

    Bernardo Bertolucci's sensual made-for-TV feature (1998), with dialogue in English, focuses on the attraction of a wealthy English pianist in Rome (David Thewlis) to his African housekeeper (Thandie Newton), a medical student whose husband is a political prisoner. more...
  • Best of Enemies
  • Best of Enemies (R)

    Best of Enemies is a movie about television—specifically, the short debates between liberal novelist Gore Vidal and conservative magazine editor William F. Buckley that were broadcast live on ABC during nightly news coverage of the Republican and Democratic presidential conventions in 1968. more...
  • The Best of Norman McLaren

    The pioneering Scottish animator Norman McLaren spent most of his career working for the National Film Board of Canada, which has curated this retrospective to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the animation unit he founded. more...
  • The Best of Rookie TV

    Hip-hop has found its video equivalent in these short sketches, with their crazy rhythms and humor, the aggression reduced to just a whiff of attitude. more...
  • The Best Years of Our Lives

    This 1946 domestic epic about three World War II veterans returning to civilian life, 172 minutes long and winner of nine Oscars, isn't considered hip nowadays. more...
  • The Betrayal

    As a child in Laos, Thavisouk Phrasavath witnessed the carnage wrought by U.S. bombardment during the Vietnam war; as a teenage refugee in Brooklyn, trapped in a hellish housing project with his mother and siblings, he experienced another variety of American destruction. more...
  • A Better Life (PG-13)

    In this soulful drama, an illegal immigrant from Mexico (Demian Bichir) borrows $12,000 to buy a used truck so he can start his own upscale gardening business in LA, and after the vehicle is stolen he and his resentful son (Jose Julian) search for it across the city's Latino neighborhoods. more...
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