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Top Picks

In Order of Disappearance

A powerful film that alternates between biting humor and shocking violence, all against a backdrop of vast frigid landscapes.

Kate Plays Christine

Imitation is the sincerest form of investigation.

When Two Worlds Collide

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

Imperium

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.

Morris from America

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

Little Men

The new film by Ira Sachs (Love Is Strange)—well crafted, complex, and ambiguous

Equity

An engrossing drama and character study that looks at the financial world from a distinctly female point of view.

Gleason

Framed as a video journal, Gleason is a thought-provoking documentary that tracks football player Steve Gleason’s arduous struggle with Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Indignation

More powerful and impactful than its polish, deliberate pacing, and academic focus may suggest, Indignation is a haunting tragedy whose effects are not quickly shaken off.