Drama Movies

Angela K. Peterson

Some of the most expensive real estate in America sits atop land stolen from the Shinnecock Nation in 1859. Do they still have rights to the land? Treva Wurmfeld explores the issue in her documentary "Conscience Point".

Angela K. Peterson

Canadian filmmaker Neil Diamond is your guide for "Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian". Diamond travels the United States interviewing actors, critics, activists, and filmmakers to discover the history of Native Americans on film.

Angela K. Peterson

A character-based drama in the guise of noir, "Retornos" tells the story of a man haunted by the death of his lover and the disintegration of his family. Starring Xavier Estevez, this debut feature from writer-director Luis Aviles Baquero is an unpretentious gem.

Angela K. Peterson

Betrayal is rife in "Gibraltar". Gille Lellouche stars as a morally compromised businessman turned drug informant. Unjustly imprisoned by his own government, "Gibraltar" is based on the true-life story of Marc Fievet.

Angela K. Peterson

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, television personalities are stuck at home in front of their computer screens while broadcasting. Watching the parade of talking heads has led me to a new appreciation of the art of camera movement.

Angela K. Peterson

Women's experience of war inspired writer-director Eva Husson's film "Girls of the Sun". Set in Iraq, this unusual drama tells the story of a woman kidnapped by ISIS who then leads a group of female soldiers in the fight against terrorism.