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  • Faat Kiné

    Ousmane Sembene, the greatest of all African filmmakers (and one of the finest fiction writers on the continent as well), directed this upbeat 2000 comedy from Senegal, about a sassy, self-made woman who manages a filling station. more...
  • Fable of the Beautiful Pigeon Fancier

    Ruy Guerra's Brazilian feature (1988), based on a story by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, about a wealthy and spoiled adulterer who falls in love with a married woman who has a small child and messenger pigeons. more...
  • Fables, Fun & Fantasy

    Three of these ten videos address the common kids' fantasy of seizing power from the adults who run their lives: In Wonchan Song's Masterpieces a little bust of Beethoven watches over a boy's piano practice, first raising an eyebrow and then trying to instruct him, but the kid rebels with a rocking riff that literally shatters the master. more...
  • The Fabulous Baker Boys

    Real-life brothers Jeff and Beau Bridges play Jack and Frank Baker, a second-rate cocktail-lounge piano duo with staying power who hire sexy vocalist Susie Diamond (Michelle Pfeiffer) to strengthen their act, in the impressive 1989 directorial debut of screenwriter Steve Kloves (Racing With the Moon), who also wrote the script. more...
  • The Fabulous Baron Munchausen

    The only color film (1962) of the great Czech animator Karel Zeman uses designs taken from Gustave Doré to tell the story of the 18th-century German raconteur. more...
  • The Fabulous Journey of Balthazar Kober

    Wojciech Has's opulent and sometimes surreal 1988 historical spectacle is typical of the Polish director's later work: set in a turbulent period of European history (in this case the Reformation), it follows a kind of spiritual traveler as he confronts the difference between illusion and reality, past and present, life and death. more...
  • Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema

    Produced for IFC, this documentary by Lisa Ades and Lesli Klainberg makes a fine sequel to The Celluloid Closet (1995), focusing on the explosion of gay and lesbian voices in the indie cinema of the 90s. more...
  • Face

    Antonia Bird (Priest) directed this 1997 cockney crime feature; with Robert Carlyle and Ray Winstone. more...
  • Face

    A repressed woman kills her sister and becomes a fugitive in this 1999 feature directed by Junji Sakamoto, made and set in Osaka, Japan. more...
  • Face

    Tsai Ming-Liang (Goodbye, Dragon Inn) pays vague tribute to Francois Truffaut throughout this slow, self-indulgent, but often shockingly beautiful art film. more...