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  • Stealing the Show

    Miriam J. Petty of Northwestern University speaks about her new book Stealing the Show: African American Performers and Audiences in 1930s Hollywood. more...
  • Salaam Cinema

    The talented and prolific Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf (The Peddler, Marriage of the Blessed) filmed his auditions, at which 5,000 potential actors showed up, and most of this 75-minute documentary (1995) consists of his interviews with various applicants. more...
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  • Sheba, Baby (PG)

    Even the spectacular Pam Grier is sandbagged in this clumsy black actioner (1975) by William Girdler; she plays a private detective trying to stop the mob from taking over her father's loan company. more...
  • Saving Mes Aynak
  • Saving Mes Aynak

    Less a finished feature than an emergency bulletin, this one-hour documentary surveys the situation on the ground in Mes Aynak, an area southwest of Kabul, Afghanistan, that is prized by archaeologists for its buried antiquities and by a Chinese mining company for its rich copper deposits. more...
  • Showboat

    MGM bought the rights to this 1936 film of the Kern and Hammerstein musical when they launched their ponderous Technicolor remake in 1951. more...
  • The State of Arizona

    Directed by Carlos Sandoval and Catherine Tambini, this documentary looks at Arizona's controversial Senate Bill 1070, which cracked down on illegal immigration in 2010. more...
  • Stagecoach

    It's fashionable to put down John Ford's 1939 classic; certainly it's the weakest of Ford's major westerns, burdened with a schematic and pretentious Dudley Nichols script (the "cross section of society" on board the stagecoach), but its virtues remain intact. more...