Spike Lee’s film of David Byrne’s acclaimed Broadway show is an exhilarating record of a seismic theater event as well as a momentous work of cinema.
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A delicate work of nonfiction cinematic alchemy about a woman’s tireless 20-year campaign to secure her husband’s release from prison.
Stacey Abrams anchors this invigorating and rigorous primer on the history of voter suppression in the United States.
Tilda Swinton swallows up the screen as a woman traumatized by the end of a relationship in Almodóvar’s English-language debut.
A revelatory documentary set in the forests of Northern Italy where dogs, accompanied by their elderly human owners, seek the precious Alba truffle.
A refined yet uncompromising portrait of a young artist’s dreams and loneliness, featuring some extraordinary Hindustani musical performances.
A virtuosic documentary about the FBI surveillance that dogged Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s activism throughout the 1950s and ’60s.
A surprising, complexly wrought new documentary by the preeminent cinematic chronicler of 21st-century China.
Christian Petzold’s latest film is the story of a contemporary relationship guided by age-old cosmic fate.
Jacobs’s adaptation of Patrick deWitt’s novel is a rare American film of genuine eccentricity, with a brilliant performance by Michelle Pfeiffer.
A desiccated film noir about the efforts of a dour loner to steal back his estranged lover from her debt-addled husband.
An endlessly generative ensemble film about a community of young people who come together to form a collective of Black artists and activists.
A pristine, sometimes terrifying vision of the simmering violence beneath the colonialist’s veneer of politesse.
A timely documentary about police violence in France that examines the ways in which a government justifies brutal acts against its own citizens.
Featuring shorts by Sarah Friedland, Ricky D’Ambrose, Noah Kloster & Lewie Kloster, Oliver Shahery, Neo Sora, Tayler Montague, and Jay Giampietro.
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18-year-old Laura Dern gave one of her most stirring, layered performances in this powerful adaptation of a Joyce Carol Oates’s short story.
Steve McQueen's Lovers Rock is a movie of tactile sensuality and levitating joy. Presented by Campari.
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A rousing film about Helen Keller’s undaunted activism for labor rights, pacifism, and women’s suffrage.
The latest surrealistic dispatch from beyond the grave by the legendary Chilean director Raúl Ruiz.
A recently (re)discovered landmark of Iranian cinema that chronicles the fallout when a noble family’s matriarch passes away.
Matías Piñeiro again uses a Shakespeare text to anchor a loose yet intellectually rigorous examination of life’s loves, labors, and futile pursuits.