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'Rafiki': The First Kenyan Film To Premiere At Cannes, Banned At Home

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw stars as Ruth, a woman who must learn to harness her inherited supernatural powers, in Fast Color. Jacob Yakob/Lionsgate hide caption

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'Fast Color' Celebrates A Supermom Who Literally Moves Heaven And Earth

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'Long Day's Journey Into Night' Astonishes With Technical Achievement

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Wisconsin Man Breaks Record By Watching 'Captain Marvel' 116 Times

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Elisabeth Moss plays Becky Something, a punk singer struggling with substance abuse, in the new film Her Smell. "It was the hardest dialogue I've ever had to learn," she says. Donald Stahl/Brigade Marketing hide caption

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In 'Her Smell,' Elisabeth Moss 'Turned It Up To 11,' Then Turned It Up Some More

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Hail Satan? skimps on some devilish details, but as a profile of the Satanic Temple's efforts on behalf of the First Amendment, it's infernally compelling. Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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The writers' union says that talent agencies are taking too large a share in the deals they negotiate, and that conflicts of interest may prevent them from working in their clients' best interest. David Livingston/Getty Images hide caption

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In Purl, a sentient ball of yarn finds itself out of place at the office. The short film is one of several created through a new Pixar program called SparkShorts. Pixar Animation Studios hide caption

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Gentoo penguins sit on an Antarctic iceberg in a scene from the new Netflix nature documentary series Our Planet. Sophie Lanfear/Silverback/Netflix hide caption

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'Our Planet' Nature Documentary Addresses The 800-Pound Gorilla — Human Impact

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Breaking Down The Hollywood Dispute Between Writers And Agents

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