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Ken Loach / United Kingdom, France, Belgium / 2016 / 100 min / English
A 59-year-old carpenter recovering from a heart attack befriends a single mother and her two kids as they battle the impersonal, bureaucratic forces of the benefits system.
Paweł Pawlikowski / Poland, Denmark / 2013 / 80 min / Polish
Poland, 1962. Ida, a young novice nurse discovers a dark secret from her family’s past. Pawel Pawlikowski’s (Cold War) visually minimalistic and touchingly intimate study of complex and controversial themes won him the Oscar for Best Foreign Film.