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Cambodia's 'Missing Pictures' Molded From Director's Own Life

Rithy Panh's new film is a kind of documentary about Cambodians like him and his family who experienced the brutality of the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. Panh uses clay figurines to tell the story.
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In Biblical Blockbuster, Aronofsky Rocks Noah's Boat

The ancient story of the Great Flood gets a Hollywood update in director Darren Aronofsky's new film, Noah. Aronofsky says he wanted to add drama to the story, making Noah's character more dynamic.
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Send Out The Doves: 'Noah' Lands On Solid Ground

Critic Bob Mondello says Darren Aronofsky's take on the story of Noah and the flood mixes wild invention and digital magic to create a surprisingly credible biblical epic.
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In 'Noah,' Earth And The Bible Get A Computer-Generated Reboot

Darren Aronofsky's latest film is a big-budget Bible story called, simply, Noah. Russell Crowe plays the title character, and the movie also features Jennifer Connelly and Emma Watson.
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New Movie 'Cesar Chavez' Spotlights Chicano Movement Organizer

Twenty years after the death of activist Cesar Chavez, he remains one of the most well-known Latino leaders in the U.S. He inspired the farmworker rights movement in the 1960s and '70s.
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This Year, Biblical Films Are Fruitful And Multiplying

There's a flood of biblical proportions this year in Hollywood: Noah, Exodus and Son of God are all hitting big screens in 2014. What meaning hath this year's spate of Bible-based films?
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'Vivian Maier' Zooms In On Nanny Who Was An Amazing Photographer

Finding Vivan Maier traces the life of a nanny who left behind a cache of 100,000 photos that earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the best American street photographers.
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'Vivian Maier' Brings Nanny-Photographer's Life Into Focus

In 2007, filmmaker John Maloof bought thousands of undeveloped negatives at an auction. Now, he and Charlie Siskel present Finding Vivian Maier, a film about the reclusive woman behind the photos.
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For Actor Michael Peña, A Transformative Role As Cesar Chavez

The new film Cesar Chavez tells the story of the civil rights leader who fought to secure a living wage and better working conditions for farm workers. Michael Peña talks about playing the lead role.
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A 'Silent Killer' Returns: Live Chat With Filmmaker On Fighting TB

PBS traveled to the epicenter of a terrifying epidemic. We're chatting with the film's maker to learn how the world can stop drug-resistant tuberculosis.

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