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Directed by Feng Xiaogang

In 1942, Henan province was devastated by the most tragic famine in modern Chinese history, resulting in the deaths of

Ilo Ilo

Directed by Anthony Chen

Chen’s bittersweet drama about the relationship between a 10-year-old boy named Jiale and his caretaker Teresa in late 1990s Singapore

Wajma (An Afghan Love Story)

Directed by Barmak Akram

It’s snowing in Kabul, and gregarious waiter Mustafa charms a bright, pretty student named Wajma. The pair begins a clandestine

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Chapel of Rest

Directed by Ben Mercer

Two mischievous young brothers attending their grandfather’s wake experience the surreal ceremony of death.

Sullivan’s Travels

Directed by Preston Sturges

Sturges made a career on exquisitely rendered comedies with a strongly humanistic drive—and perhaps nowhere does this alchemical mixture come

César

Directed by Marcel Pagnol

The culminating episode, which can be fully appreciated without seeing the first two parts, continues the story 20 years later.

Lean on Pete

Directed by Andrew Haigh

Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson (Charlie Plummer) wants some stability: a home, food on the table, and a high school he can

Jeannette, The Childhood of Joan of Arc

Directed by Bruno Dumont

France, 1425. In the midst of the Hundred Years’ War, 8-year-old Jeannette looks after her sheep in the small village

Parks

Directed by Natsuki Seta

Produced to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Inokashira Park in Tokyo, Parks tells the story of three young friends who

An Act of Defiance

Directed by Jean van de Velde

In this riveting historical drama, 10 political activists, including Nelson Mandela and his inner circle of Black and Jewish supporters,

Summer with Monika

Directed by Ingmar Bergman

Originally regarded as an erotic exploitation film, Monika enjoyed reappraisal as Bergman gained international recognition. Here he first articulates his

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Wanda

Directed by Barbara Loden

Barbara Loden’s sole feature film is a heartbreaking peek inside one average woman’s life circa 1970 as she bounces from