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  • The beginning of Marc J. Francis and Max Pugh's Walk With Me -- the new documentary about Zen Buddhist monk and teacher Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village, the religious community he founded in France -- is the cinematic equivalent of a...

  • 5 months ago | Film and TV

    The documentary Elián posits the story of 5-year-old Elián González, who was rescued off the coast of Florida in 1999 after attempting to leave Cuba with his mother (who drowned) — a long with its aftermath — as the birth of the 24-hour news cycle...

  • At one point during Everybody Knows...Elizabeth Murray, the new documentary from director Kristi Zea (who is also a well-known production designer), painter Chuck Close, one of many artists interviewed, reminisces about the downtown art...

  • Shot in Iqaluit, Nunavut, in the far north of Canada, the first scenes in Rebelle writer/director Kim Nguyen's Two Lovers and a Bear might make you wonder why so many movies take place in make-believe worlds when real places are as...

  • 10 months ago | Film and TV

    2017 looks like it won't be an improvement over 2016, so here are some promising films — either reviewed or previewed — to distract you in the next three months. In keeping with the pessimism most of the country is feeling, we’re also considering ...

  • So many films and TV shows have sentimentalized gangsters that the casual brutality early in Chinese writer-director Er Cheng's The Wasted Times comes as a relief. Mister Lu (You Ge), a mob boss in 1930s Shanghai, presents another man with...

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