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  • Winter Sleep


    Turkey's Official Entry for the 2014 Academy Awards!

    This year's Cannes Palme d'Or winner, Marking the 100th anniversary of Turkish cinema, Turkey's 2014 Official Academy Award Entry!



    DOC NYC, America's largest documentary festival, returns for its 5th edition November 13-20, with its biggest lineup ever. Tickets and info at docnyc.net.

  • Citizen Koch


    Banned from public broadcast, controversial documentary CITIZEN KOCH comes to theaters this June.

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NationFilm Reviews


March 23, 2015 - 7:01 AM ET
Stuart Klawans

A more convivial, expansive and life-affirming future is with us now—and the movies can help take us there.

Bradley Cooper (left) and Sam Jaeger in American Sniper
February 10, 2015 - 8:44 PM ET
Stuart Klawans

Clint Eastwood’s shoot ’em up is remorseless, racist fantasy.

Ricardo Darín (left) as Simón in Damián Szifron’s Wild Tales
January 13, 2015 - 8:51 PM ET
Stuart Klawans

Damián Szifron’s Wild Tales is a carnival of melancholy, melodrama and the polymorphously perverse.

Owen Wilson (center) in Inherent Vice
December 22, 2014 - 8:40 PM ET
Stuart Klawans

Joaquin Phoenix and Owen Wilson star in Inherent Vice, a delirious romp through all of man’s perversions.

Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game
November 24, 2014 - 9:14 PM ET
Stuart Klawans

Benedict Cumberbatch plays Alan Turing as a creature of secrets in The Imitation Game.

On Film

On Film

Sarah Polley and Michael Polley in Stories We Tell
July 29, 2014 - 7:05 PM ET
Akiva Gottlieb

In Stories We Tell, actor turned director Sarah Polley interrogates her past, revealing that our stories are our dearest form of property.

Harrison Ford
April 11, 2014 - 4:19 PM ET
Brentin Mock

In Showtime’s powerful new documentary, Years of Living Dangerously, will the West’s rapacious consumption habits be let off the hook?

April 9, 2014 - 12:16 PM ET
Tim Barker

The new film turns decades of organized struggle into the inspiring tale of one man.

February 6, 2014 - 12:15 PM ET
Greg Mitchell

What did the critics have to say in 1979? 

Clarke Peters as Albert Lambreaux playing the tambourine in Treme
January 7, 2014 - 5:48 PM ET
Akiva Gottlieb

Treme is an understated and deeply melancholic patchwork of American stubbornness.

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