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At age 14, amateur inventor William Kamkwamba taught himself to build a windmill that could deliver power to his family's property in Malawi, earning the remarkable teen an invitation to share his…
With "Drinking Buddies," director Joe Swanberg proves what many had suspected -- or at least hoped -- all along: that he has learned something from directing 13 features in eight years, here finally…
"Short Term 12" is a film about scars, some physical, others emotional, but all examined with a sensitivity and understanding that cuts deep.
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