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  • Death in the Terminal (NR)

    This horrifying Israeli documentary reconstructs the 18 minutes of chaos that ensued in October 2015 after a Bedouin gunman attacked a bus station in Beersheba; security forces shot the man dead but also fatally wounded a young Eritrean immigrant they mistook for his accomplice, whom bystanders then kicked and bludgeoned as he lay on the floor bleeding. more...
  • Death of a Cyclist

    Ironically, Juan Antonio Bardem (1922-2002) might be better known today as the uncle of actor Javier Bardem than as the master of sound and image that he is. Antifascist filmmakers who stuck around during Franco's reign are often forgotten outside Spain—unlike Luis Buñuel, who came back just long enough to make a few films and then left again. more...
  • The Death of Mr. Lazarescu

    The last day and night in the life of a cranky, ailing 63-year-old widower in the Bucharest suburbs, with an ambulance carting him from one overtaxed hospital to another, may sound like an ordeal, but this 154-minute Romanian odyssey (2005) is anything but. more...
  • Death Race 2000
  • Death Race 2000 (R)

    Vintage 1975 sleazebucket production from Roger Corman's New World Pictures, loaded with sex, violence, and general vulgarity, but orchestrated by one of the most interesting personalities then operating in the exploitation field, Paul Bartel (director of the notorious Private Parts and, later, Eating Raoul). more...
  • The Decalogue

    Krzysztof Kieslowski's major work (1990) consists of ten separate films, each running 50-odd minutes and set mainly around two high-rises in Warsaw. more...
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  • The Decalogue

    Krzysztof Kieslowski's major work (1990) consists of ten separate films, each running 50-odd minutes and set mainly around two high-rises in Warsaw. more...
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  • Decasia

    Filmmaker Bill Morrison spent two years foraging through the film archives of the University of South Carolina, the Library of Congress, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York to assemble this 70-minute collage of hallucinatory images produced by the decomposition of nitrate film stocks. more...
  • The Decay of Fiction

    Eight years in the making, this haunting and highly watchable 35-millimeter experimental feature by Pat O'Neill (2002, 73 min.) more...