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  • ABCD (NR)

    Two Indian-American siblings living in New York City try to navigate between old-world expectations and the values of their non-Asian peers in this 1999 family drama by Krutin Patel. more...
  • Acapulco Rock

    Like so many contemporary French filmmakers, Laurent Tuel presents marginalized characters trapped in a violent and morally bankrupt Paris. more...
  • The Acid House

    British documentarian Paul McGuigan makes his dramatic debut with this taut trilogy of stories by Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting), set in the bleak workers' precincts of Edinburgh. more...
  • Actress

    Five winsome African-American women pursue Hollywood acting careers in this 89-minute documentary by Daniel Yost (cowriter of Drugstore Cowboy). more...
  • The Adalen Riots

    Bo Widerberg uneasily reconciles his penchants for pictorial prettiness and social significance in this fictionalized account of a 1931 labor strike in a northern Swedish factory town (also known as Adalen '31). more...
  • Adanggaman

    Set along the west coast of Africa in the late 1600s, this loosely historical drama is purportedly the first film to address the complicity of warring African tribes in the slave trade. more...
  • Adelheid

    This 1969 chamber drama by Czech director Frantisek Vlacil serves as a parable for the tense and resentful relations between Czechs and Germans after World War II. more...
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  • The Adventures of Aligermaa

    Closer to a National Geographic documentary than a drama, this hour-long 1998 feature by Danish filmmaker Andra Lasmanis shows the nomadic life of a Mongolian family as seen through the eyes of an eight-year-old girl, Aligermaa. more...
  • Afghanistan Year 1380

    In Jung (War): In the Land of the Mujaheddin (2000), Italian filmmakers Fabrizio Lazzaretti and Alberto Vendemmiati followed humanitarian aid workers through Taliban-controlled Afghanistan; they returned in October 2001, as the U.S. air war against the Taliban was raging, and in this 2002 video the need for help is even more urgent. more...
  • African Shorts

    A sampler of recent shorts by African filmmakers trained in the West, mostly in France. more...
  • After School Activity

    An uneven potpourri of shorts, most of them about male teens yearning for sex and/or companionship. more...
  • The After School Special

    Glib, raunchy, and gleefully un-PC, this 2000 teen comedy is like a beer blast that refuses to end, as two high school dudes (Adam Boor and Jeffrey Wolinski) cruise their cookie-cutter Chicago suburb and wind up at a block party offering an ample supply of booze, sex, and sophomoric humor. more...
  • After the Reconciliation

    A middle-aged couple (Anne-Marie Mieville and her longtime collaborator and companion Jean-Luc Godard) welcome two friends (Claude Perron and Jacques Spiesser) to their elegant Swiss apartment, and their conversation is part philosophical discourse, part flirtation. more...
  • Ah Fai the Dumb

    Family solidarity triumphs over greed in this 1997 comic fantasy about a simpleton (Eric Kot) who?s miraculously transformed into a seer. more...
  • Aje Aje Bara Aje

    Sort of a distaff companion to his Mandala, this 1989 Korean drama by Im Kwon-taek chronicles the spiritual progress of two Buddhist nuns under the tutelage of a wise abbess. more...