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  • The Absent One

    The Dept. Q Trilogy, based on three best-selling crime novels by Danish writer Jussi Adler-Olsen, draws comparisons with Stieg Larsson's The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo franchise: set in Scandinavia and featuring a sullen male protagonist, it's violent, hard-boiled, and psychologically disturbing. more...
  • Aferim!
  • Aferim!

    With a title that translates roughly as Attaboy!, this engaging and percipient period comedy (2015) focuses on the enslavement of the Roma people in 19th-century Romania, a subject that, until recently, was seldom aired by Romanian nativists, much less condemned, and that continues to resonate in the second-class treatment of the Roma today. more...
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  • After Louie
  • After Louie

    This debut feature from longtime gay-rights activist Vincent Gagliostro, about a middle-aged New York artist (Alan Cumming) making a film about the ACT UP generation and a close friend who died of AIDS, is a valuable meditation on generational differences, particularly between gay men who lived through the worst years of the AIDS crisis and those who came of age afterward. more...
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  • After the Storm
  • After the Storm (R)

    In this family drama from Japanese writer-director Hirokazu Kore-eda, a rainstorm forces a struggling novelist (Hiroshi Abe) to reconnect with his recently widowed mother (Kirin Kiki), estranged wife (Yoko Maki), and young son at the matriarch's home. more...
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  • After the Wedding
  • After the Wedding (PG)

    Isabel (Michelle Williams) is an American aid worker at an orphanage in Kolkata who travels to New York at the behest of a media mogul, Theresa (Julianne Moore), who is selling her company and dangling a $2 million donation. more...
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  • Aim for the Roses
  • Aim for the Roses

    Canadian filmmaker John Bolton entwines the stories of two other passionate Canucks into this "musical docudrama," as he calls it, about obsession and self-actualization. more...
  • All Mistakes Buried
  • All Mistakes Buried

    In this woozy thriller from writer-director Tim McCann, a drug addict (Sam Trammell) becomes fixated on the idea of presenting a necklace to his estranged wife (Missy Yager) on their wedding anniversary. more...
  • Almost Holy
  • Almost Holy

    Pastor Gennadiy Mokhnenko, the flawed hero of this stirring 2015 documentary, runs Pilgrim Republic, a rehabilitation center for drug-addicted street kids in Mariupol, Ukraine. more...
  • The Amazing Johnathan Documentary
  • The Amazing Johnathan Documentary

    What is most evident and fascinating about this documentary following the “farewell tour” of its titular comic-magician is the inexperience of its director, Ben Berman. more...
  • American Chaos
  • American Chaos (R)

    In this documentary, producer and filmmaker James D. Stern travels to red states in the months ahead of the 2016 presidential election to meet with supporters of candidate Donald Trump. more...
  • American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel
  • American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel

    A documentary that calmly disassembles the fallacies of the religious right skirts despair by focusing mainly on an uplifting church congregation in deep-red Oklahoma City that dares to call itself “liberal.” Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ is an outlier in the Bible Belt; its ethos mirrors Christ's example of loving and welcoming all people, including refugees seeking asylum. more...
  • American Honey
  • American Honey (R)

    In this entrancing road movie from British filmmaker Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank), an abused teen (Sasha Lane) joins a cadre of other wayward young adults who sell magazines door-to-door across the midwest. more...
  • Another Story of the World
  • Another Story of the World

    In this appealing satire from Uruguay, a history teacher challenges the authority of his small town's mendacious and despotic military governor by teaching alternative facts. more...
  • Antarctica: Ice & Sky
  • Antarctica: Ice & Sky

    Eighty-two-year-old French glaciologist Claude Lorius is the subject of this immaculately produced but cold and plodding documentary about the devastating effects of climate change. more...