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Peru’s indigenous Amazonian people protest in When Two Worlds Collide ((Jack Weisman/Yachaywasi Films)

When Two Worlds Collide

A riveting, highly informative look at the ongoing conflict between Amazonian natives defending their land against transnational petroleum corporations.

Imperium

Daniel Radcliffe in Imperium (Lionsgate Premiere)

It might take the discrepancy of a former boy wizard shaving his head to pique your interest, but you should have a lot to mull over when the credits roll.

The People vs. Fritz Bauer

Burghart Klaussner, left, and Ronald Zehrfeld in The People vs. Fritz Bauer (Cohen Media Group)

How a German Jewish, gay, ex-political prisoner, and prosecutor fought East and West German bureaucracies to bring war criminals to court.

A Tale of Love and Darkness

Natalie Portman in A Tale of Love and Darkness (Focus world)

A lovely tribute to a great writer and his Jewish mother-muse.

Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World

Monks tweeting in Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World (Magnolia Pictures)

Some ecstatic and very dark truths about the Internet and technology from Werner Herzog.

Ixcanul

María Mercedes Coroy in Ixcanul (Kino Lorber)

You might have seen a lot of movies, but you probably haven’t seen one about native Mayan pig farmers in Guatemala, with dialogue in Kaqchikel.

Morris from America

Markees Christmas. left, and Craig Robinson in Morris from America (A24)

The type of family film that doesn’t come around nearly often enough.

Joshy

Jenny Slate and Adam Pally in Joshy (Lionsgate Premiere)

Following the sudden suicide of his fiancée, Josh (Thomas Middleditch) listlessly decides to go on with his bachelor’s party.

Anthropoid

Jamie Dornan in Anthropoid (Bleecker Street)

Two Czech operatives parachute into Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia with minimal supplies and months-old intel. Their mission: to contact the local resistance forces and assassinate the highest ranking Nazi official.

Hell or High Water

Chris Pine in Hell or High Water (CBS Films)

This neonoir will not surprise you. That’s not a criticism. In fact, that very predictability is central to the film’s success.