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  • The Baby Formula (NR)

    The controversy over stem cell research informs this 2008 Canadian mockumentary about married lesbians (Angela Vint and Megan Fahlenbock) who make news as the first women to conceive alone, using their own cells to fertilize their eggs. more...
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  • Back to 1942 (NR)

    Xiaogang Feng directed this historical drama about a debilitating drought that took place in China's Henan province during the country's war against Japan. more...
  • Backyard: El Traspatio (NR)

    The real-life epidemic of wo­men murdered just south of the U.S. border inspired this intelligent Mexican thriller by Carlos Carrera (The Crime of Father Amaro). more...
  • The Bad Sleep Well (NR)

    Akira Kurosawa's 1960 presagement of the Lockheed scandal, with Toshiro Mifune fighting corporate corruption, is a well-done thriller with Kurosawa's usual social overtones. more...
  • A Ballerina's Tale
  • A Ballerina's Tale (NR)

    Documentary maker Nelson George considers the lily-white culture of classical ballet and the precipitous rise of Misty Copeland, the first African-American woman to be named a principal dancer in the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. more...
  • Ballhawks (NR)

    "Ballhawks" are obsessive Cub fans who hang around outside Wrigley Field waiting to catch any ball that might sail over the left-field wall. more...
  • Bamako (NR)

    A large portion of this highly original 2006 feature from Mali by Abderrahmane Sissako (Life on Earth, Waiting for Happiness) consists of a hearing devoted to the operations of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund in Africa, with judge, black and white lawyers, and witnesses all played by nonactors who've written their own speeches, many of them angry. more...
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  • Band of Outsiders (NR)

    A gangster story, sort of, by Jean-Luc Godard, who supposedly told his backers that he was going to make a sequel to Breathless and then delivered this mix of musical comedy, slapstick, violence, and incidental observations on politics and philosophy. more...
  • Barfi! (NR)

    This Bollywood romantic comedy tells the story of a deaf and mute guy (Ranbir Kapoor) who falls for an autistic woman (Priyanka Chopra). more...
  • Barrier (NR)

    In his third feature (1966), Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski captures the spirit of youthful anarchy so prevalent in 60s cinema but cloaks his philosophical hero, a graduating Warsaw university student (Jan Nowicki), in a mantle of pessimism and ennui. more...
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