Movies

Nov. 11, 2018

Citizen Jane’s ‘Secret Lives of Girls’ focuses on perspective, politics

The program featured shorts from girls under the age of 18 and a Q&A with two directors after the screenings.

Nov. 06, 2018

Hermanos breaks past politics to see similarities we all share

Laura Plancarte uses shots and effects reminiscent of a fiction film to create a documentary that tackles the humanity behind the Mexican/American immigration crisis.

Nov. 06, 2018

‘People People’ provides look into agoraphobia in digital age

Lizzie Logan provides us with a new-age love story between YouTuber Kat and her delivery guy Colin, with a sobering look into loving someone with a mental illness.

Nov. 06, 2018

‘Rosie and Moussa’ Review: Childlike ambition confronts family conflict

Director Dorothée Van Den Berghe brings the children’s book “Rosie en Moussa” by Michael De Cock to life with her emotional Dutch film about friendship, family and love.

Nov. 06, 2018

Citizen Jane’s ‘The Foreigner’s Home’ goes beyond immigration

Immigration, race and the role of art are questioned in “The Foreigner’s Home,” a film by Rian Brown and Geoffrey Pingree that explores Toni Morrison’s 2006 Louvre exhibition.

Nov. 05, 2018

“I Think We’re Alone Now”: slow build to rushed ending

This post-apocalyptic film attempts to show the importance of human connection between a duo with zero chemistry.

Nov. 05, 2018

Review: Yellow is Forbidden beautifully explores storytelling of Guo Pei

Pietra Brettkelly shows the world of western couture culture through a promising eastern designer’s eyes.

Nov. 04, 2018

“Extra Credit” connects MU faculty, movie fans

“Extra Credit” brings elaborate panels to the community after screening acclaimed movies at the Ragtag Cinema.

Oct. 23, 2018

‘The Eyeslicer’ brings DIY filmmaking to RagTag Cinema

An online film anthology brings a unique sense of Halloween charm to Ragtag Cinema.

Oct. 04, 2018

Upcoming film ‘A Star Is Born’ is already making an impact

The lead roles of the upcoming film “A Star Is Born” speak on various aspects of the film, and moviegoers discuss why they’re eager to watch.

Apr. 18, 2018

‘I Am Evidence’ brings prominence of untested rape kits to light

_I Am Evidence_ educates viewers on the different challenges rape victims face in modern America.

Apr. 18, 2018

‘António e Catarina’ captures immortality of attraction

Cristina Hanes rewrites the rules of affection in “António e Catarina,” which follows her own fraught relationship with Augusto Manuel.

Mar. 19, 2018

‘Gabriel and the Mountain’ director discusses his first True/False film

Director Fellipe Barbosa explains the process of shooting a personal film about a lost friend.

Mar. 18, 2018

‘Shirkers’ proves thrilling and heartfelt at True/False

“Shirkers” tells the story of Sandi Tan and her friends making a movie and then rediscovering stolen footage 25 years later.

Mar. 16, 2018

‘Primas’ offers on-screen healing

With the rise of #MeToo and Time’s Up, the film offers an important reminder that sexual assault is a global problem.

Mar. 12, 2018

‘Gabriel and the Mountain’ explores a subtle way to talk about death

The last days of Gabriel Buchmann, a Brazilian backpacker, are recreated in this True/False film.

Mar. 12, 2018

Grace Jones’ vulnerability showcased in new documentary

The documentary shown at True/False Film Fest wonderfully captures the complicated and genuine persona of the ‘70s singer.

Mar. 12, 2018

‘Our New President’ confronts the “fake news” epidemic

A collection of Russian state-controlled media and home video clips, this satirical movie is an absurdist view on how Trump became president.

Mar. 08, 2018

“Shakedown” is an intense, emotional glimpse into a hidden world

Leilah Weinraub’s immersive film about an underground LA strip club is a joyride.

Mar. 08, 2018

‘The Price of Everything’ takes a deeper look into art, luxury and commerce

“The Price of Everything” interviews influential artists, curators, collectors and art historians who share their opinions and experiences with the wealth of art.