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Festivals

The Blood Is at the Doorstep

A fiery exploration of one family’s quest for justice.

The Rider | Cannes 2017

For beautiful, intimate moments, few films at Cannes were in the same league as the second feature by Chloé Zhao.

Three Gems | Cannes 2017

Three discoveries debuted away from the throngs of photographers and the red carpet.

Agnès Varda and Jean-Luc Godard | Cannes 2017

Two seminal figures from the French New Wave come roaring back to Cannes (in one form or another).

The Beguiled | Cannes 2017

Besotted, bothered, and bewildered are the Southern belles of Miss Farnsworth’s Seminary for Young Ladies.

In the Fade | Cannes 2017

During the premiere of Fatih Akin’s new film, in which a nail bomb becomes an important plot element, viewers may have had a sense of queasiness, given the terroristic attack in Birmingham, England, four days earlier.

What to See | Cannes 2017

The single most anticipated film in the competition for the festival’s top honor, the Palme d’Or, is Sofia Coppola’s remake of Don Siegel’s lurid guilty pleasure The Beguiled.

When God Sleeps | Tribeca 2017

Even with death threats hanging over him, Iranian musician Shahin Najafi refuses to be silenced.

3 Films to Watch for | Tribeca 2017

A touching father and son comedy, a women’s suffrage drama, and a psycho thriller: three winning films from the recent Tribeca Film Festival.