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The legacy of colonialism gets sliced for sandwiches in this new Argentine film centered on a lonely, xenophobic “lost one,” poisoned by the white man’s burden. more

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HBO

Tim Robbins discusses real world issues within the context of modern film and stage productions. more

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“I wanted young blacks to see their own history on the big screen. Today, it’s still a big problem, telling black stories in cinema.” more

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Marvel Entertainment

The mythical African nation in ‘Black Panther’ is allowed to thrive on its own terms—offering a fascinating and rooted alternative to existing Western notions of nation-building. more

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A carefully etched portrayal of an absurd society eating itself alive. more

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Netflix

A new Netflix documentary about the famed activist lawyer is released just as the #MeToo wave ‘becomes a tsunami’ more

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YouTube

Haneke’s not the first to target the haute bourgeoisie’s hollowness and cruel culpability, but in this season of squalid power, he may be the best. more

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YouTube

The film, chronicling the Pentagon Papers, is extremely of the moment as another tyrannical president seeks to undermine the free press as he and his administration are under investigation. more

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Netflix

Tackling a mysterious Cold War-era death and CIA wrongdoing in groundbreaking style, 'Wormwood' is arguably among the greatest films of all time. more

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YouTube

This Thanksgiving, we gringos could gain a lot from contemplating the very Mexican themes of beauty and even fun that can be found in the midst of struggle, pain, and even tragedy. more

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From October of 1947 to roughly 1960, more than 300 artists were banned from working in the movies by HUAC unless they recanted their lefty politics. Seventy years later, this event is reenacted. more

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Hall’s harrowing, hard-hitting drama could be titled “The Worst Years of Their Lives.” more

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YouTube

Tinseltown’s formula for dramatizing actual political controversies is to combine an entertaining, plot-driven storyline with history, compelling characters, and star power. more

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Kino Lorber

Despite its gloomy subject matter, the film offers some hope. more

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An ideal film to open over Labor Day weekend, Dolores is a stand-up-and-cheer biopic about one of the American left’s iconic heroes, Dolores Huerta. more

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"I hear this “Pow!” and look over and people are fleeing and I see Erin limping away, clearly in pain. I thought, Oh, my God! Why did they shoot Erin?" more

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