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Film Review: Tehran Taboo
Animated feature paints a frank and absorbing portrait of sex and morality in Iranian society.
Film Review: Basmati Blues
Cross-cultural musical romantic comedy stirs together some pleasing ingredients but falls short of its expansive ambitions.
BAM pays tribute to warriors and survivors with 'Fight the Power: Black Superheroes on Film'
Many of the heroes kicking ass and taking names in BAMcinématek’s 28-film series “Fight the Power: Black Superheroes on Film” (Feb. 2-18) share one chief superpower: They survive their battles.
Film Review: Above & Beyond Acoustic: Giving Up the Day Job
Ultra-polished concert documentary delivers ample performance footage amid blatant hero worship.
Film Review: American Folk
Actor-musicians Joe Purdy and Amber Rubarth make sweet music together in this tender road-tripping drama.
Film Review: Mama Africa
'Mama Africa,' an intriguing but incomplete documentary portrait of Miriam Makeba, succeeds as a glowing introduction to her life and music.
Film Review: Vazante
A visually romantic drama set on a Brazilian slave plantation, 'Vazante' pokes and probes at colonial culture and comes up with very little.
Film Review: Sheikh Jackson
Quiet drama 'Sheikh Jackson' tells a coming-of-age story and a come-back-to-God story that barely meet in the middle.
Film Review: Birdboy: The Forgotten Children
Three kids embark on a horrific quest for light and freedom in this inventive, exceedingly gloomy, post-apocalyptic animated fairytale.
Film Review: Quest
Quest offers a haunting glimpse of a lower-income family’s resilience under extreme pressure.
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