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Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' August 21-23

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'Listen To Me Marlon' explores the life of the actor in his own words.

The documentaries are thick on the ground this week, whether you want to explore of the life of Marlon Brando, take on the warring voices of Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley or watch a man confront the effects of a genocide. Or, if you're not in the mood for serious contemplation, Up to Date's indie, foreign and documentary critics also have a comedy in mind for you.

Cynthia Haines

Best of Enemies, R

  • Documentary about 1968 televised debates between political pendants Gore Vidal and William Buckley

Listen To Me Marlon, not rated

  • Documentary using audio tapes of Marlon Brando talking about acting and his career in Hollywood

The Look of Silence, rated PG-13

  • Follow-up to the documentary The Act of Killing about genocide in Indonesia

​Steve Walker

Listen to Me Marlon, not rated

  • Newly unearthed audio recordings from Marlon Brando examining his career highs and lows 

She's Funny That Way, R

  • Peter Bogdanovich comedy set in NYC theater world is light as helium but funny as hell

Best of Enemies, R

  • Deliciously acerbic documentary about the feud between intellectuals Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley