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With Never Rarely Sometimes Always, Eliza Hittman takes on the “bureaucratic odyssey” of getting an abortion in the U.S.
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Iranian Filmmaker Mehrdad Oskouei Awaits a Prison Sentence in Quarantine

The documentarian has been sentenced to a year in prison. He wonders if he were there now, amid the coronavirus, how would he spend his time?
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Moonstruck Is the Morbid Spaghetti Rom-Com We All Need Right Now

Here are five reasons you should all watch Moonstruck with me in these strange, semi-apocalyptic times.
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