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  • Ahead of Time (NR)

    Robert Richman directed this documentary profile of Ruth Gruber, focusing on her international journalism in the years leading up to World War II and her globe-trotting work for the U.S. Department of the Interior. more...
  • Art of the Prank (NR)

    This Andrea Marini-directed documentary follows artist Joey Skaggs and his evolution into the political satirist he is today. more...
  • Bhutto (NR)

    This fast-paced and intelligent documentary opens with the 2007 assassination of Benazir Bhutto, two-time prime minister of Pakistan and the first woman leader of any Muslim state, then jumps back to the 1947 origins of the world's sixth largest nation to uncover the roots of her improbable and dramatic rise to power. more...
  • Bobby Fischer Against the World (NR)

    Produced by HBO, this documentary follows Bobby Fischer's brilliant ascent to the World Chess Championship in 1972 and his sad descent into lunacy thereafter, which ended only with his death in 2008. more...
  • Carlos (NR)

    Olivier Assayas—the brilliant director of Summer Hours (2008), Demonlover (2002), and Irma Vep (1996)—chronicles the 20-year career of international terrorist Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, popularly known as Carlos the Jackal. more...
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  • The Clan (NR)

    A demonic performance from Guillermo Francella anchors this 2015 Argentinian drama about the Puccio clan, a family of seven who were implicated in a series of fatal kidnappings in the 1980s. more...
  • The Conquest (NR)

    This French biopic of Nicolas Sarkozy plays like a competent TV miniseries, moving briskly and focusing on the hustle and bustle of electoral politics as the protagonist climbs toward the presidency. more...
  • Dangal (NR)

    In this biographical Indian sports drama, retired wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat trains his two daughters, who went on to compete in the 2010 Commonwealth Games. more...
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    Eames: The Architect and the Painter (NR)

    The married couple Charles and Ray Eames emerged as design innovators during the postwar boom and remained so for decades; their staggering output of furniture lines, toys, films, prefab houses, and exhibitions made them household names (even if talk show host Arlene Francis, in a 1957 interview with the couple, patronized Ray as the "woman behind the man"). more...
  • Free China: The Courage to Believe (NR)

    Directed by Michael Perlman, this 2011 documentary intertwines the stories of a Chinese woman imprisoned for her religious beliefs and a Chinese-American businessman arrested in China and sentenced to a forced labor camp. more...
  • A Funny Man (NR)

    The life of Dirch Passer, a baggy-pants comedian beloved by Danish audiences in the 50s and 60s, becomes grist for the mill of this slow-moving melodrama (2011). more...