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Persepolis

2007

A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.

96 min

The Shawshank Redemption

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Mudbound

Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war.

I Am Not Your Negro

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

Shakespeare Behind Bars

Twenty male inmates in a Kentucky prison form an unlikely Shakespearean acting troupe.

Philomena

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.

Wadjda

An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

The Tale of Despereaux

An unusually brave mouse helps to restore happiness to a forlorn kingdom after making friends with a gentleman rat.

Pleasantville

Two 1990s teenage siblings find themselves in a 1950s sitcom, where their influence begins to profoundly change that complacent world.

Vanya on 42nd Street

New York actors rehearse Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" in a dilapidated theatre.

Naqoyqatsi

A visual montage portrait of our contemporary world dominated by globalized technology and violence.

EXPLORE TOPIC

Forgiveness