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Top Ten Foreign Films
1. The Up Series
The acclaimed series chronicling a group of Brits from age seven in 1964.
2. The Twilight Samurai
A low-ranking samurai is sent on a dangerous mission.
3. Strangers in Good Company
Seven old women become stranded at a deserted farmhouse.
4. Nuclear Nation
A look at the tragedy of Fukushima in the wake of the 2011 tsunami.
5. The Butterfly
An eight-year-old befriends the ornery butterfly collector living next door..
6. Same Same But Different
A German student falls for a bar girl while traveling in Cambodia.
7. Kings of Pastry
Sixteen French pastry chefs duke it out in "the culinary Hurt Locker."
8. Alice
Master animator Jan Svankmajer creates a surrealist dream universe
9. The German Doctor
An Argentinean family unwittingly harbors Nazi doctor Josef Mengele.
 
10. Modern Life
An affectionate portrait of a small community of farmers in France.

 
New and Notable

Nuclear Nation
March 11, 2011: A huge tsunami triggered by an 8.9 magnitude earthquake hits Japan, crippling the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, releasing radiation, and turning the residents of Futaba into "nuclear refugees."

English Language

Men at Lunch
Part homage, part investigation, Men at Lunch tells the story of "Lunch atop a Skyscraper," the iconic photograph taken during the construction of 30 Rockefeller Plaza in 1930's New York.

In the News

Monseñor: The Last Journey of Óscar Romero
A hold on the beatification of Óscar Romero, a hero of El Salvador’s leftist opposition assassinated in 1980, has been lifted by Pope Francis.

DEFA Collection

Carbide and Sorrel
A hilarious and rare classic of German cinema, Carbide and Sorrel is a road trip adventure set in the last days of World War II. Directed by Frank Beyer (Jacob the Liar, Naked Among Wolves).

Documentary Pick

Plastic Planet
This feisty yet informative documentary takes us around the globe to reveal the far-flung reach of plastic and how it affects our environment, our bodies, and the health of future generations.

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