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Up To Date’s Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics’ ‘Three to See,’ November 11-13

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It has been a long week for a lot of reasons. If you are looking for a little respite and relief, check out this weekend's recommendations from the Up To Date indie, foreign and documentary film critics before they are no longer available on area big-screens. 

Cynthia Haines

Moonlight, R

  • The story of a young black man struggling to find, and accept, himself while growing up in a rough neighborhood in Miami.

A Man Called Ove, PG-13

  • Based on the best-seller by Fredrik Backman, the phrase "misery hates company" comes to life when an ill-tempered retiree develops an unlikely friendship with the rambunctious new family next door. 

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years, Not rated

  • From their rise to fame, to their break-up in 1996, this documentary compiles found footage of Beatles music, interviews, photos and stories. 

Steve Walker

Moonlight, R

  • After surviving vicious bullying in school and neglect from a drug-addict mother, a black boy in the Miami projects grows into manhood struggling with sexuality and intimacy.

Christine, R

  • A harrowing biopic about Christine Chubbuck, the Sarasota, Florida, TV news reporter whose depressive spiral led to her live suicide on the air in 1974.

A Man Called Ove, PG-13

  • This dark comedy from Sweden chronicles the emotional rejuvenation of a curmudgeonly widower after he connects to a young family new to his neighborhood.
Since 1998, Steve Walker has contributed stories and interviews about theater, visual arts, and music as an arts reporter at KCUR. He's also one of Up to Date's regular trio of critics who discuss the latest in art, independent and documentary films playing on area screens.