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  • A Day at the Races (NR)

    The Marx Brothers' second MGM movie (1937) has its moments, but the anarchy of the Paramount period was obviously gone forever. more...
  • This Day and Age (NR)

    A slice of De Mille dementia from 1933, with Cecil's patented blend of Republican politics and sexual hysteria in a story about a neofascist boys club out to clean up civic corruption. more...
  • Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (NR)

    A fascinating (and fascinatingly dated) 1925 silent documentary by Merian Cooper and Ernest Schoedsack, the codirectors of King Kong, about a U.S. travel expedition through the mountains of Turkey and Persia—more specifically, about the annual migration of more than 50,000 Bakhtiari tribesmen with their cattle in search of fresh pastures. more...
  • Whose Streets? (NR)

    Documentary makers Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis spent two years following the civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black man in 2014. more...
  • Kiki (NR)

    Sara Jordeno directed this documentary about "a group of LGBTQ youths of color [who] unite to form a safe gathering space." more...
  • You're Killing Me Susana
  • You're Killing Me Susana (NR)

    In this offbeat romance, a happy-go-lucky actor in Mexico City (Gael García Bernal) is shocked when his wife (Verónica Echegui) abruptly leaves him and even more shocked when their mutual friends are unsurprised. more...
  • They Call Us Monsters
  • They Call Us Monsters (NR)

    Teaching a screenwriting class at Sylmar Juvenile Hall in Los Angeles, Ben Lear met three teenagers facing de facto life sentences for first-degree murder and attempted murder, and before long they became subjects for this documentary, appearing on camera to hammer out ideas for a short that Lear ultimately filmed with actors and integrated into the narrative. more...
  • 2017 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Animated (NR)

    According to the online bookmakers, the odds-on favorite to win this year's Oscar for best animated short film is Alan Barillaro's Piper (6 min.), an adorable frolic in which a baby sandpiper discovers the ocean as a source of food and fun. more...
  • Casting JonBenét (NR)

    The unsolved 1996 murder of six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey generated a tidal wave of tabloid garbage; this documentary by Kitty Green surfs atop it, exploiting the crime no less but giving it an art-film respectability. more...
  • Trophy (NR)

    Documentary makers Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau attack the hunting of big game in Africa, identify foreign industries that have profited from it, and profile individuals who try to save hunted animals from extinction. 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...