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Amy Goldstein

This highly entertaining documentary about British singer/songwriter and actress Kate Nash — a star of Netflix’s “GLOW” — is a kaleidoscopic,…

Dan Krauss

When Andrew Briggman (Nat Wolff), a young soldier taking part in the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, witnesses other recruits killing innocent…

Jessica Hausner

Alice (Emily Beecham), a single mother, is a dedicated plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very…

Thiago Dezan, Graci Guarani, Leo Otero, Alexandre Pankararu & Marcelo Vogelaar

This powerful documentary uses young Guarani rapper Werá Jeguaka Mirim as the audience’s access point to a wide-ranging overview of the serious…

Werner Herzog

Told in Werner Herzog’s inimitable style, “Nomad” explores the creative and personal vision the filmmaker shared with legendary travel writer and…

LIsa Cortés & Farah X

“The Remix” tells the story of how hip-hop changed fashion, leading to the stratospheric rise of street wear around the world. The film takes…

Jeanie Finlay

Freddy is 30 and yearns to start a family, but for him this ordinary desire comes with unique challenges: He is a gay transgender man. Deciding to…

Ken Loach

Ken Loach (“I, Daniel Blake,” “The Wind That Shakes the Barley”) again empathically explores the British working class in “Sorry We Missed You,” a…

Leana Hosea

“Thirst for Justice” profiles three diverse women: Janene, a Navajo in Sanders, Ariz., where uranium mining has long contaminated the drinking…

Fernando Meirelles

Director Fernando Meirelles (“City of God”) tells the intimate story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years.…

Bridgette Auger & Itab Azzam

“We Are Not Princesses” offers moving profiles of a half-dozen Syrian women refugees in Beirut who come together to tell their stories of love,…

Mariam Ghani

“What We Left Unfinished” tells the incredible — and mostly true — story of five unfinished feature films from the Communist era in Afghanistan,…