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Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' January 22-24

Brrr, it's cold outside. Let's warm up with a box of popcorn and a great film. Up to Date's indie, foreign and documentary film critics have some suggestions that will fire up your imagination.

Cynthia Haines

Theeb, not rated

Brooklyn, PG-13

  • An young Irish immigrant is torn between her new home in Brooklyn and her life back in Ireland.

Spotlight, R

  • Reporters working for the Boston Globe uncover evidence of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal. 

Steve Walker

Theeb, not rated

  • Nominated for a Best Foreign Film Oscar, this Jordanian entry sets a teenage boy's coming of age story against a harsh desert. 

Carol, R

  • I just think it's a beautiful, sublime, moving film, capturing this conflict in this time.

Anomalisa, R

  • A disillusioned man on a business trip meets an emotionally and physically-scarred woman in an Oscar-nominated tour de force of meticulous stop-motion animation.

Our critics also recommend the Jewish Film Festival. Click here for details.