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The Woman Who Left An intense morality tale about the resilience of a good-hearted woman.
Peepli [Live] A satisfying and searing satire on the plight of poor farmers in India, scorned by the rich and powerful who have their own plans for national progress.
Welcome An astonishing film about a Kurdish immigrant trying to get to England and the help he gets from a Frenchman who empathizes with his dreams.
Slumdog Millionaire A phantasmagorical movie filled with dazzling and varied sights of India, characters we can cheer for, and a jubilant message about destiny and love.
Wendy and Lucy A compassionate account of an enterprising young woman on her way to Alaska to find work who falls into peril.
Without the King A documentary about the last ruling King in Africa which shows that the offspring of absolute political power is injustice.
The Great Day Documentary about four children who test their bodies, minds, and spirits in pursuit of their dreams.
Waste Land An astonishing documentary about an art project that celebrates the pickers who work in the world's largest garbage dump in Rio de Janeiro.
Ghosts of Cite Soleil A daring documentary about two violent young Haitian gang leaders and their lives in a slum that is a truly a hell on earth.
Lives for Sale Examines the plight of undocumented immigrants and the growing problem of human trafficking.