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  • Caucus

    Caucus

    USA , 2013 , 104 min. AJ Schnack documents the competitive 2011-2012 Iowa Republican caucuses, featuring a full slate of candidates vying for the nomination to go up against President Obama. Viewers get a fly-on-the-wall look at the backroom strategizing, as well as the candidates’ public personas... more
  • The Closed Circuit

    The Closed Circuit

    Poland , 2013 , 100 min. Inspired by real events, The Closed Circuit is a political thriller about the persecution of three entrepreneurs by Gdansk’s (formerly Communist) old guard. Made exclusively with private funds, Rysazrd Bugajski’s smartly shot feature was a big box-office hit in Poland... more
  • Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

    Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

    United Kingdom , 2013 , 152 min. The fact-based story of Nelson Mandela’s life draws on his own detailed memoir, taking him from his roots in the rural hills of South Africa to almost three decades in prison before he triumphs as president of the country that so brutally suppressed the cause of racial equality... more
  • Philomena

    Philomena

    United Kingdom , 2013 , 98 min. An aging Irishwoman (Judi Dench) finds an unlikely ally in a former BBC journalist as she tries to locate the son she bore in 1952 in what was essentially a Catholic workhouse. The church’s punitive midcentury attitude is followed by stonewalling about the adoption later... more
  • A Touch of Sin X

    A Touch of Sin X

    China , 2013 , 125 min. The Krzysztof Kieslowski Award for Best Foreign Feature Film Winner A masterpiece, director Jia Zhangke’s fluid, four-part survey is a conceptually complete, startlingly violent look at life on China’s margins. Moving from the snowy north to the subtropical south, Jia adapts the martial-arts... more
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