Most of "A President to Remember" is culled from cinema-verite pioneer Robert Drew's groundbreaking '60s documentaries on President Kennedy.
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An alchemic tone poem about her long-dead husband, Brazilian Cinema Novo pioneer Glauber Rocha, Paula Gaitan's experimental "Days in Sintra" explores the outer limits of memory. Fitting memorial to a…
Well-crafted docu "Fire Under the Snow" concerns septuagenarian Tibetan monk Palden Gyatso, who, imprisoned and tortured for 33 years, became a rallying cry for his country's liberation.
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An unfinished short film by still-photographer Manuel Alvarez Bravo and fabled movie-lenser Gabriel Figueroa about their friend, painter Diego Rivera, is the topic of "A Portrait of Diego: The…
Aside from the thrill of watching Grayson ("Professor") Boucher razzle-dazzle a basketball through hoops (a pleasure familiar to fans of ESPN's "Streetball"), Brin Hill's curiously perfunctory…
Devastation and abandonment in the wake of suicide haunt Erica Dunton's downbeat road movie, "The 27 Club."
Sissy Spacek faces down murderous drug dealers and races through the cornfields to protect her grandson in a heartstring-tugger about the importance of family.
A bereaved family must reconfigure itself after the death of the father to accommodate the intrusion of a dancehall girl with a broken leg.
Being Sudanese and a former child soldier, Emmanuel Jal has many tales to tell, each one more horrific than the last.
Being a surfing movie, "Newcastle exists to (1) put pretty young people in very few clothes, and (2) capture via acrobatic cinematography the kinetic glory of people riding huge waves on relative…
A perfect companion piece to the recent "Iron Ladies of Liberia," which concerned the election of Africa's first femme president, "Pray the Devil Back to Hell" sets forth -- in clear, concise…