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Antonio Banderas won the best actor award at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival for his performance in Pedro Almodóvar's new film, Pain and Glory. Manolo Pavón/Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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How A Heart Attack Brought Antonio Banderas Closer To 'Pain And Glory'

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Afghan filmmaker Hassan Fazili (bottom left) and his wife, filmmaker Fatima Hussaini (top left), with their daughters, Nargis (top right) and Zahra. Courtesy of Oscilloscope hide caption

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A Refugee Family Takes Viewers On A Years-Long Escape In 'Midnight Traveler'

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Renée Zellweger plays Judy Garland in the new biopic Judy, which is set in 1969. David Hindley/LD Entertainment and Roadside Attractions hide caption

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Renée Zellweger On Playing Judy Garland: 'A Different Kind Of Triumph'

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Brad Pitt stars in Ad Astra as an astronaut in search of his father, who disappeared on a mission many years prior. Francois Duhamel/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Brad Pitt On Making 'Ad Astra,' Processing Trauma And Channeling David Bowie

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In Unbelievable, Kaitlyn Dever plays a rape victim who recants her story following intimidation by police. The Netflix series is based on a true story. Beth Dubber/Netflix hide caption

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Marie's Rape Was Deemed 'Unbelievable.' Kaitlyn Dever Portrays Her Story

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Constance Wu stars as Destiny in Hustlers, a movie about a group of strip club employees who unite to hustle wealthy men. STXfilms hide caption

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Lonely In The Club: Constance Wu On 'Hustlers' And Her 'Unprecedented' Career

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The new animated short Hair Love follows the story of an African American father trying to do his daughter's hair. Courtesy of Sony Pictures Animation hide caption

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'Hair Love' Uses Animation To Bring A Story Of Natural Hair In Black Families To Life

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In Tigers Are Not Afraid, 11-year-old Estrella (Paola Lara) meets a gang of orphans led by a boy in a tiger mask. Shudder hide caption

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In 'Tigers Are Not Afraid,' A Dark Fantasy Amid Mexico's Drug War

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The documentary One Child Nation examines the consequences of the decades-long one-child policy in China. Amazon Studios hide caption

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'One Child Nation' Documentary Explores The Dark Side Of Chinese Policy

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In After the Wedding, Michelle Williams plays Isabel, who runs an orphanage in India. Vir Pachisia plays Jai, the boy beside her. Kevin Nunes/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Michelle Williams On Economic Inequality In Her New Movie — And Her Career

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Cate Blanchett stars as a mom on the run in the new movie adaptation of Where'd You Go, Bernadette. Wilson Webb hide caption

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'Bernadette' Is A Cautionary Tale About Putting Creativity Aside After Kids

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Singer John Sebastian, founder of The Lovin' Spoonful, made an impromptu appearance at the Woodstock festival. Henry Diltz hide caption

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Woodstock At 50: The Unheard Recordings

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Carol (Angela Bassett) shows up unannounced in New York City for a surprise visit with her adult son, Matt (Sinqua Walls) in the new Netflix film Otherhood. Linda Kallerus/Netflix hide caption

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When The Kids Grow Up, Motherhood Becomes A State Of 'Otherhood'

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Journalist and filmmaker Waad al-Kateab filmed the documentary For Sama in her hometown of Aleppo, Syria. "You could be killed at any moment," Kateab says. You are always "expecting something worse." For Sama will be in theaters July 26 and distributed by Frontline and PBS. PBS hide caption

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A New Mother Stays In Syria: 'For Sama' Is The Movie She Made For Her Baby

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"Sometimes I just want to hide in my island home back in Hawaii and keep things simple," says surfer Bethany Hamilton. But she believes her story can be an example of "inspiration and hope" for young people. Aaron Lieber/Entertainment Studios hide caption

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For Bethany Hamilton, Surfing Is 'An Escape From All The Chaos On Land'

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In The Farewell, Billi (Awkwafina, left) returns to China to spend time with her grandmother — who doesn't know she is dying thanks to an elaborate ruse. A24 hide caption

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In 'The Farewell,' The Bad News Bearers Keep A Secret

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The Art of Self-Defense is both scathing cultural commentary and dark comedy. The script is "the funniest thing I've ever read," says star Jesse Eisenberg. Bleecker Street hide caption

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Jesse Eisenberg's 'Art Of Self-Defense' Is No Motivational Sports Montage

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In Phil, Greg Kinnear plays the title character, a dentist fixated on a former patient who killed himself. It is also his debut as a director. Farah Nosh/Quiver Distribution hide caption

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Greg Kinnear's 'Phil' Is Depressed, And Then Obsessed

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Douriean Fletcher made everything from earrings to armor for the 2018 film Black Panther. Fletcher spent time studying in South Africa, and learned that, for some, "what you wear is telling somebody who you are — whether it's the region you're from, the status you have within your family, or in your community. ... I wanted to make sure that I had applied that to my own work." Marvel Studios 2018 hide caption

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The Goal Is To Feel Strong, Says 'Black Panther' Jewelry Designer

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In Yesterday, directed by Danny Boyle, Himesh Patel plays Jack Malik — the only person on Earth who remembers the existence (and the music) of The Beatles. Universal Pictures hide caption

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Danny Boyle On 'Yesterday,' A Magical Realism Mystery Tour Of Beatles Songs

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"We weren't surprised that there was resistance to an all-female crew in the race ..." says Tracy Edwards, who assembled the first all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race. "But I was shocked at the level of anger there was that we wanted to do this, because why is this making you angry?" Courtesy of Tracy Edwards and Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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With An All-Female Crew, 'Maiden' Sailed Around The World And Into History

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Mark Hamill is the new voice of Chucky — the murderous doll is coming back to life in a reboot of the 1988 horror classic Child's Play. Hamill is pictured above in London in December 2017. Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney hide caption

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Skywalker, The Joker, Now Chucky: Mark Hamill Takes On Another Iconic Character

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