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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.
Film Review: Future '38
A swell idea harnessed to leaden style and execution, sci-fi comedy 'Future ’38' doesn’t take off.
Film Review: Cuba and the Cameraman
A veteran documentarian’s 40 years of charting the changing fortunes of Cuba and its people yields an informative and personal portrait of Castro’s nation.
Film Review: Destined
Tracking one life, on two possible paths, the gloomy drama 'Destined' derails into a rut of self-seriousness.
Film Review: Gold Star
Filmmaker Victoria Negri’s modest indie drama falters tracking the redemptive journey of a fairly insufferable heroine.
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