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  • Raining Cats and Frogs

    In Jacques-Rémy Girerd's wonderful 2003 animated feature film, friends Lili and Tom are warned by frogs from a nearby pond that a flood of epic proportions will soon submerge the earth. more...
  • La Rebelle

    A rich Haitian teen (Nathalie Ambroise), bored by her untroubled life of leisure, falls in with a clique of troublemaking dilettantes who only want her money; when her widowed father falls in love with a white business associate, the resentful daughter lashes out, accelerating her predictable descent. more...
  • Red Without Blue

    Sensitive and thoughtful, this documentary chronicles the painful struggle of identical twins Mark and Clair Farley as they come to terms with their sexual identities and messy family life in Missoula, Montana. more...
  • Reel Paradise

    An entertaining and occasionally insightful piece of self-promotion by indie film maverick John Pierson, who asked director Steve James (Hoop Dreams, Stevie) to film part of his yearlong project to reopen and operate an old movie theater on the remote Fijian island of Taveuni. more...
  • El Rey de Rock 'n' Roll

    Elvis impersonators are a dime a dozen, but Mexican-American musician Robert Lopez has found his niche as “El Vez,” whose variations on the King's hits include “You Ain't Nothin' but a Chihuahua.” Marjorie Chodorov's video documentary traces the evolution of the act, which began as a media stunt but developed into a vehicle for Lopez to address issues like imperialism, cultural stereotyping, and immigration policy (“Suspicious Minds” becomes “Immigration Time”). more...
  • The Ring Finger

    In this cryptic, erotically charged 2005 fairy tale, a beautiful young factory worker (Olga Kurylenko) quits her assembly-line job after severing a finger and winds up employed as a laboratory assistant at a scientific institute. more...
  • Rise Above: The Tribe 8 Documentary

    In this routine documentary about the lesbian punk band Tribe 8, director Tracy Flannigan interviews the players about their lives, their sexuality, and their reasons for choosing hardcore punk as a means of expression. more...
  • Road

    A prickly itinerant blacksmith and a naive young woman, each traveling alone on a cross-country bus, become travel companions after they're accused of theft in a remote town, detained by police, and then released. more...
  • Rock Opera

    This amiably crude stoner comedy (1999), set on the fringes of the Austin music scene, follows the complacent Toe (Jerry Don Clark) as he gets high and sells low-grade pot to finance his band, PigPoke. more...
  • The Films of Jay Rosenblatt

    For two decades experimental filmmaker Jay Rosenblatt has explored the dark side of human behavior through a compelling series of miniatures consisting almost entirely of found footage. more...