Helmer Denise Cote brings a haunting mix of curiosity and compassion to his docu about Quebec's Parc Safari.
Verena Paravel and J.P. Sniadecki's ethnological docu "Foreign Parts" follows the perambulations of various local characters through Willet's Point, an elephant's graveyard of car parts in Queens.
A period drama centered on a powerful banking family in late Imperial/early Republican China, "Empire of Silver" plays like the carcass of a bigger, more coherent and perhaps better costumer.
It may not always make sense, but it's hard to hold a grudge against "The Voyage of the Carcass." Playwright Dan O'Brien cares so deeply about his subjects that his passion engages even when his…