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Peter Andreas’ memoir explores a “childhood chasing the revolution” as the son of an impulsive, self-centered political radical who cloaked her narcissism behind pro-Marxist rhetoric.

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‘Citizen Jane’: A Hugely Entertaining Film Oversimplifies the 1950s Battle Over Growth in New York


Matt Tyrnauer’s chronicle also fails to connect the dots between the issues that beset America’s largest city in 1957 and those facing urban centers today. (Pictured, Jane Jacobs.)

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: A Harrowing Warning From a Fictional Future to a Tense Present


Ladies, hold onto your bonnets—Margaret Atwood’s dystopian horror classic is done justice in Hulu’s brutally vivid and uncomfortably relevant 10-part series.

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Director Laura Poitras Learns Why She Was Being Detained at Airports


For six years, the “Citizenfour” filmmaker was repeatedly stopped at airports without explanation. Recently, a lawsuit uncovered the startling reason.

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‘Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary’ Brings the Jazz Legend to Life


On “This Is Happening,” John Scheinfeld discusses his new film about the revered American saxophonist and composer.

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After 2016’s Losses, Elizabeth Warren Tells Democrats: ‘Shame On Us’


The story the Massachusetts senator tells about the election and America’s anxieties is curiously one-dimensional.

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‘Seed’ Documentary Explores the David-and-Goliath Battle With Food Corporations


Farmers, scientists, lawyers and indigenous seed keepers are fighting to protect the world’s natural food supply from extinction.

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A Search for Justice in ‘Finding Oscar’


The documentary traces the story of a 1982 massacre of a Guatemalan village to a trial three decades later, with human rights advocates as the heroes.

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The Financial Diaries


A new book explores the lives of families dealing with financial uncertainty and volatility.

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Two Accomplished Actors—and a Cute Dog—Elevate ‘Truman’


Ricardo Darin and Javier Camara shine in Cesc Gay’s film about imminent death and old friends getting together for the last time.

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