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12 Years a Slave
A sobering drama about racism and slavery that will sear your soul and set you thinking about the shadow side of American history.
All is Lost
An immersive drama about being resilient and facing the fear we all have of dying alone; one of the Best Films of 2013.
A Woody Allen dramady with plenty of sparks and sizzle about the fall of a selfish woman who is a member of America's "Winning Class."
The quest for sexual fulfillment of a lesbian housewife.
Dallas Buyer's Club
Tour de force performance by Matthew McConaughey as a working-class hero who is part scumbag and part whistle-blowing crusader for AIDS victims.
The strange spiritual journey of a young porno addict who shifts his perspective and is set on a different path.
A comedy that proves that succeeding in an intimate relationship after divorce takes the patience and kindness of a saint and the creative daring and courage of a mountain climber.
Five years in the life of a couple who must improvise their marriage and family life when he is in prison, learning that difficulties in marriage are opportunities to discover ever deeper reserves of love.
A 3D animated princess tale saluting sisterly love and female empowerment.
Go For Sisters
John Sayles drama about three marginal Americans who cross the border into Mexico to find a kidnapped African-American man.
God Loves Uganda
A scary documentary about the efforts of the Christian right to achieve in Uganda what they believe is their God-given right to lead that African nation.
A soul stirring tale of survival in outer space and an astronaut's spiritual journey.
Inside Llewyn Davis
The struggling quest of a folk singer to find out whether or not he has the right stuff.
Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky
Oh my, look at the density and stretch of this MIT linguist!
It's Better to Jump
A startling documentary about life in Acre, an Israeli city on the sea filled with unhappy Palestinians who have lived there for generations.
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
An inspiring biodrama about the art of leadership pioneered by Nelson Mandela based on love and forgiveness.
One of the Most Spiritually Literate Films of 2013 about a son who takes his irritable dad on the road and in the process opens himself to truly honoring his father.
Out of the Furnace
A drama in which we watch a good man crumble and descend into darkness.
An overweight 13-year-old girl's exploration of her sexual yearnings while attending a "diet camp."
People of a Feather
An important documentary that will inspire you to help save Inuit communities and the sea ice ecosystems in Hudson Bay.
A start-to-finish winner by director Ron Howard about two race car drivers who start out as enemies and after many years find themselves in a place that neither of them could ever have imagined.
A documentary about a bold African woman in Rwanda whose efforts to renew her community pay off.
The Broken Circle Breakdown
A couple's struggle with grief after their six-year-old daughter is diagnosed with cancer.
The Fifth Estate
Drama about the controversial information freedom fighter made worth seeing by Benedict Cumberbach's tour de force performance.
The Great Beauty
A sense-luscious Italian film set in Rome that depicts the emptiness of high society and the yearning for beauty that animates the city's most soulful residents.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
A teenage girl as a hero in-the-making animated by her feisty independent spirit, survival skills, selflessness, and courage.
These Birds Walk
A chilling and compassionate documentary about the plight of runaway children in Karachi, Pakistan, and an elderly humanitarian who has created centers to look after them.
A deft and fascinating documentary about art, technology, and the creative spirit.
How a courageous and creative little girl in the oppressive and patriarchal Saudi Arabian society expresses her rebelliousness and tries to fulfill her dreams.
When Comedy Went to School
A mildly entertaining documentary about the rise of stand-up Jewish comedians and their boot camp in the Catskills.
When I Walk
A poignant documentary about the love and support needed by victims of multiple sclerosis.