A documentary look at the maddening roadblocks faced by people seeking long-delayed justice against the crimes of the Franco regime.
'Aniara,' opening at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas on Friday, imagines a future where well-heeled Earth dwellers flee the sickly big blue marble for a new beginning on our nearest planetary neighbor, Mars.
The annual CAAMFest kicked off Thursday for an 11-day run — we pick some of the highlights. Also: 'Shadow' which should be as big a hit today as 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' was in its time.
This week: a phantasmagoric mystery about a man whose search for killer is sidetracked by a woman in green; and a tribute to a muckraker whose professional motto is “who’s getting screwed, and who’s doing the screwing?”
Opening Friday: a documentary about the Satanic Temple, a contemporary ‘church’ founded by a mysterious young man; the 'Boundless: Pema Tseden’s Cinema of Tibet' series kicks off Thursday at BAMPFA.
At the festival: a lovely Estonian film with a charming protagonist; a screen adaptation of Michael Lesy’s book 'Wisconsin Death Trap;' and a review of recent Brazilian politics. Also: Aretha in her full glory.
Highlights screening at BAMPFA from this year's festival, which opens this week and continues through Tuesday, April 23.
Mary Kay Place is brilliant in 'Diane," delivering an Oscar-worthy performance.
'The Invisibles' sheds light on one of the least known stories of WW2: the Jewish occupants of Berlin who managed to evade the camps. Also: A serious analytical review of life and work of one of cinema's great.
Based on Anna Segher’s 1944 book of the same name, 'Transit,' directed by Christian Petzold, has attempted, with mixed results, to transpose the novel’s World War II-specific plot to the 21st century.
This week: Idris Elba directs his first feature film; a 1963 movie that's every bit as good as John Ford’s classic The 'Grapes of Wrath;' and a "can't look away" film by artist Ulrike Ottinger.
If a movie about the damage wrought by western consumer capitalism on Colombia's indigenous Wayuu people sounds dry, dusty and ideological, don’t worry: it’s anything but. Also: BAMPFA screens Karl Schnabel’s only film.
A terrific new documentary opening at the Roxie Theater this weekend tells the story of an extraordinary man who became one of the most visionary graphic artists of the 20th century.