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  • FenslerFest II

    Many of these eight videos by Chicagoan Eric Fensler gently evoke the pointlessness of modern life. more...
  • The Fiancee

    A study in devotion, this 1980 East German drama take place almost entirely inside a women’s prison, where the protagonist (Jutta Wachowiak in a memorable performance) has been sentenced to ten years—the first two in solitary confinement—for conspiring with her fiance against the Nazis. more...
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  • The Fiances

    Ermanno Olmi followed up his first big success, Il Posto, with this striking 1962 portrait of a Milanese engineer (Carlo Cabrini) whose relationship with his fiancee (Anna Canzi) suffers after he relocates to Sicily for 18 months to help open a steel factory. more...
  • 15

    Set in Singapore, this 2003 first feature by Royston Tan uses unconventional narrative techniques to reanimate the familiar subject of troubled youth struggling to get by in a sprawling, indifferent city. more...
  • The Fifth Estate (R)

    The rise of WikiLeaks, including its controversial publication of more than a quarter million U.S. diplomatic cables in 2010, makes for a polished and engrossing Hollywood thriller, smartly scripted by West Wing veteran Josh Singer. more...
  • 50/50 (R)

    Young people battling cancer aren't exactly a staple of movie comedy, but this nervy project from director Jonathan Levine (The Wackness) mines a remarkable number of laughs from the situation. more...
  • 50/50 (R)

    Young people battling cancer aren't exactly a staple of movie comedy, but this nervy project from director Jonathan Levine (The Wackness) mines a remarkable number of laughs from the situation. more...
  • 51 Birch Street

    Documentary filmmaker Doug Block was still mourning the death of his beloved mother when his father, a relatively remote figure, startled him and his sister by marrying the woman who'd been his secretary 40 years earlier. more...
  • 50 Ways of Saying Fabulous

    A wonderfully expressive performance by child actor Andrew Patterson propels this seriocomic study of growing up gay in rural New Zealand in the 70s. more...
  • The Fighter (R)

    In this old-school fight picture from David O. Russell, Mark Wahlberg realizes his long-held dream of playing "Irish" Micky Ward, a working-class lug from Lowell, Massachusetts, whose promising career as a welterweight boxer in the early 90s was hampered by his domineering mother (Melissa Leo) and crack-addicted half-brother (Christian Bale). more...