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'Movies like Mr. Nobody': Modern Philosophical Movies

Slow cinema, also called philosophical cinema, or contemplative cinema, is a style of filmmaking emphasizing meditation over movement; it is often minimalist, observational, and can eschew narrative. The perfect pre-sleep watch!

'Movies Like Precious': Black Coming-of-Age Cinema

A list of movies following African-American youths as they come of age in an intolerant world, including such modern classic as 'Pariah' and 'Precious'. Also check out 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete' for a relatively unknown hidden-gem!

Malick-Esque Cinema

What is it that defines the directorial style of Terrence Malick? The aesthetic may be difficult to articulate, but others have certainly taken a stab at emulating it.

A Tale of Two Americas

A list of films that depict the diverse experience of economically disadvantaged groups in parts of America progress left behind: the inner-cities, rust-belt towns, and rural south.

'Put Away Childish Things': Indie Comings-of-Age

Modern independent dramas portraying the tumultuous transitions of adolescents into slightly older adolescents. Make sure to check out 'I Believe in Unicorns' for a great new film from director Leah Meyerhoff, depicting an imaginative teenage girl's attempt to grapple with the premature onset of adulthood's responsibilities.

Great Modern African-American Drama

A list of powerful African-American dramas from recent years, including 'Fences', 'Moonlight', and 'Selma'.

'Movies Like ATL': Modern African-American Indie Films

Great independent African-American films from recent years, including everything from heart-wrenching coming-of-age drama 'Pariah' to classroom heartwarmer 'Akeelah and the Bee'.

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