Written and directed by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, the film A Separation is the early front-runner for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars.The film has already won big at the Berlin International Film Festival, snagging the Golden Bear for Best Film -- a first for an Iranian
Millions have crossed the dangerous, high-security border between Mexico and the U.S. But we rarely hear about the actual, visceral experience of crossing. What do migrants bring? What do they eat and drink?
These are strange days for the movies. Sure, Hollywood still pretty much owns the world's box office. But as with other media - books, music, TV - moviegoers want what they want when they want it - cineplex be damned!