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  • The Lady of the House

    Reminiscent of Tennessee Williams, this 1999 Indian drama centers on a petulant middle-aged woman (Kirron Kher) who lives out her days in a decaying villa, consumed by arrogance and sorrow. more...
  • The Last Kiss

    In this 2001 film, with its wistful yet powerful score, several 30ish Italian male friends finally start facing the responsibilities of adulthood. more...
  • The Last of the First

    Anja Baron directed this solid group portrait of the Harlem Blues and Jazz Band, aging swing players who still perform together. more...
  • Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses

    The “worst rock 'n' roll band in the world,” first featured in Leningrad Cowboys Go America, returns for more oddball adventures in this 1993 sequel. more...
  • Life, Twisted

    Kai-duc Luong describes his Vacant as “texturalist,” an adjective that might easily be applied to other shorts on this densely packed program. more...
  • Lipstick & Dynamite

    If you thought the dramatics of professional wrestling were all in the ring, check out the stories told by female wrestlers in this enjoyable 2004 documentary by Chicagoan Ruth Leitman. more...
  • The Little Polish

    A 13-year-old street kid literally sings for his supper, imitating a famous tango singer on the trains running through Buenos Aires's famed Central Station. more...
  • Lost Embrace

    Ariel, the twentysomething hero of this intensely felt film, seems caught in perpetual adolescence—still working at his mother's lingerie shop in a Buenos Aires shopping arcade, still resenting the father who abandoned them years ago to fight for Israel. more...
  • Love for Rent

    This romantic comedy takes the more-is-more approach, throwing in every plot cliche in the book. more...
  • Love Or . . .

    As a belated valentine, Heaven Gallery video curator Clara Alcott has assembled a program of film and video shorts loosely related to the theme of love. more...
  • Love Shorts

    Screenwriter Ytasha L. Womack wants to talk about love, but you won't want to listen. more...
  • Lovely & Amazing

    Given her interest in women's lives and everyday neuroses, Nicole Holofcener (Walking and Talking) could easily be lumped with the Ephron sisters, but that would undersell her strengths as a writer and director. more...