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Hidden Figures

with Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner. A trio of brilliant black women work on the space program at Langley in Virginia in 1961.  Obstacles abound:  sexism, racism, a few hundred white men stupider than you standing … Continue reading

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Mustang (Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven). 2015.

Five spirited sisters growing up under their grandmother’s wing in rural Turkey at the end of the school year  frolic in the ocean with boys. This innocent activity is reported by a neighbor as something improper which brings a censorious … Continue reading

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