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  • Macunaima

    This 1969 Brazilian film by Joachim Pedro de Andrade is at once poetic and grotesque, using cannibalism as a metaphor for the exploitation of Brazilians by Brazilians and international capitalism under the military dictatorship that started in 1964. more...
  • The Mad Plumber

    A graduate student is terrorized by a plumber in this 1979 psychodrama by Peter Weir (Picnic at Hanging Rock, The Truman Show). more...
  • Madame Sata

    Thirty or 40 years ago Brazilian films were as political as any in the world; today most carefully avoid social conflicts and contradictions. more...
  • Madea's Big Scholarly Roundtable

    An academic panel discussion on the career of writer-director Tyler Perry, exploring "his theatrical roots, his works' connections to 'the' African American church, the highbrow/lowbrow tensions his works stir up, and the ways that class, region, gender and sexuality signify in his screen and stage productions, as well as in the discourses surrounding Perry himself." more...
  • Madea's Family Reunion (PG-13)

    Tyler Perry's sleeper hit Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005) tapped into a gigantic African-American audience with its calculated mix of family melodrama, glossy romance, Christian uplift, and irreverent drag humor. more...
  • Making the Boys (NR)

    Crayton Robey's 2009 documentary chronicles the making of The Boys in the Band, Matt Crowley's groundbreaking 1968 play about homosexuality. more...
  • Man by the Shore

    This engrossing 1993 Haitian drama by world-class filmmaker Raoul Peck (Lumumba) treats a subject he knows firsthand: the terrors of life under dictator “Papa Doc” Duvalier in the 1960s. more...
  • The Man Next Door

    This Argentinian feature is compelling for the way it responds to the ideas of the Swiss architect Le Corbusier: on the one hand, directors Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat create a rich mise-en-scene around a multi-tiered Corbusier home in Buenos Aires, but on the other, the story is a biting satire of his admirers. more...
  • The Man Project

    Claudette Roper shows scenes from her documentary-in-progress, which explores relationships from the perspective of black men. more...