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Beasts of the Southern Wild Movie Poster Image
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Devastatingly moving drama has harsh truths, whimsy, wisdom.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Movie Poster Image
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Stellar docu on influential punk band; talk of drugs, drink.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Lincoln Movie Poster Image
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Outstanding drama about revered leader's political genius.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Chasing Ice Movie Poster Image
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Beautiful, affecting documentary about glacier retreat.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Places in the Heart Movie Poster Image
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Inspiring, intense tale about hardship, bigotry, redemption.
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(Release Year: 1984)
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Anita: Speaking Truth to Power Movie Poster Image
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Riveting docu may inspire discussion of sexual harassment.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Maidentrip Movie Poster Image
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Excellent docu about teen sailor; some brief profanity.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Selma Movie Poster Image
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Outstanding drama about MLK's fight for equal rights.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Ida Movie Poster Image
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Ida
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Intense drama, unforgettable story of post-Holocaust Poland.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Movie Poster Image
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Deeply moving, irreverent film about friends, cancer, life.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
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Poignant immigration drama is romantic, thought-provoking.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Defending Your Life Movie Poster Image
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Priceless comedy with a message-rich heart, mild swearing.
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(Release Year: 1991)
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Sing Street Movie Poster Image
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Brilliant (if edgy) musical drama celebrates creativity.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport Movie Poster Image
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Inspiring docu retells kids' poignant escape from Nazis.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Roots (2016) Movie Poster Image
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Reimagined slave epic is violent but stirs worthy questions.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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When We Were Kings Movie Poster Image
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Thrilling boxing docu covers race, politics; some profanity.
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(Release Year: 1997)
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The Champions Movie Poster Image
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Profoundly moving docu about dog rescue and recovery.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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La La Land Movie Poster Image
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Profound, beautiful film about love and creativity.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Movie Poster Image
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Bette Davis is unforgettable in classic horror movie.
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(Release Year: 1962)
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Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992 Movie Poster Image
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Wrenching, must-see docu probes racial violence in LA.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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