Oscar winner for Best Picture, Supporting Actor, and Director
Arrival: Oscar nominated for Best Picture and seven more.
Manchester by the Sea
Won Oscars for Beat Actor (Casey Affleck) and Original Screenplay. Nominated for Best Picture, Actress, Director.
Ruh Neggo was Oscar nominated for Best Actress in this true story of an interracial couple in America.
La La Land
Won Best Actress (Emma Stone) Directing Best Song, Musical Score and Cinematography
True story of the women who did the math for the first American space voyages. Nominated for Best Picture, Supporting Actress and Screenplay.
Viola Davis won Best Supporting Actress
Nominated for Best Picture, Actor (Danzel Washington) and Best Screenplay
The Edge of Seventeen
Disarmingly smart, funny and thoughtful piece of work, from end to beginning to end.
Here is a movie about, written, directed, and performed by Native Americans.
A Beautiful Mind
A real-life physiological thriller about a Nobel Prize laureate..
I Am Not Your Negro
My best discovery so far this year: a film that few have even heard of, a film like none I have ever seen.
The Spectacular Now
A story of young love that doesn’t look for tidy truths.
The Big Sick
Being Muslim and in love in America can be difficult, and hilarious.
Small Enough to Jail
This documentary shows that the small guy may be much tougher that the authorities imagine.
A thought provoking drama/mystery/thriller in which the climate, and the social climate, play leading roles.
Ingrid Goes West
A comedy/drama for, and about, the Social Media age.