A documentary exploring the work and legacy of the noted scholar and mythologist Joseph Campbell. With Deepak Chopra, Mick Fleetwood, Tony Hawk and Rashida Jones. Directed by Patrick Takaya Solomon. Balcony Releasing

Granito: How to Nail a Dictator

A documentary about the efforts of an international group of filmmakers, forensics experts and lawyers to prosecute the former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt for human-rights abuses. Directed by Pamela Yates. In English and Spanish with English subtitles. International Film Circuit. (1:43) NR


A teenage girl who feels that she inadvertently played a role in a deadly traffic accident grapples with guilt and adolescence. With Anna Paquin, J. Smith-Cameron, Jean Reno and Jeannie Berlin. Written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan. Fox Searchlight Pictures

The Mill and the Cross

This film inspired by Pieter Bruegel's 1564 painting "The Way to Calvary" transplants the Passion of Christ to 16th century Flanders, amid the Spanish occupation. With Rutger Hauer, Charlotte Rampling and Michael York. Written by Lech Majewski and Michael Francis Gibson. Directed by Majewski. Kino Lorber

The Road to Freedom

In 1970, two young photojournalists risk their lives to make a name for themselves and bring attention to the plight of war-torn Cambodia. With Joshua Fredric Smith, Scott Maguire and Tom Proctor. Written by Margie Rogers. Directed by Brendan Moriarty. Creative Freedom

Silent Souls

After his beloved wife passes away, a man enlists his best friend to accompany him on a road trip to a sacred lake in central Russia to bury her according to ancient cultural rituals. With Igor Sergeyev, Yuri Tsurilo and Yuliya Aug. Written by Denis Osokin. Directed by Aleksei Fedorchenko. In Russian with English subtitles. Shadow Distribution

Take Shelter

A father in a small Ohio town begins having nightmares about a violent storm and channels his anxiety into building a tornado shelter, but the strain begins affecting his marriage and his standing in the community. With Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Shea Whigham and Katy Mixon. Written and directed by Jeff Nichols. Sony Pictures Classics

Tucker & Dale vs. Evil

Two pals on vacation in the woods are mistaken for murderous hillbillies by a group of preppy college kids, with unfortunate results. With Alan Tudyk, Tyler Labine and Katrina Bowden. Written by Morgan Jurgenson and Eli Craig. Directed by Craig. Magnet Releasing


A presumed one-night stand between two men who meet in a nightclub turns into something more as they spend a weekend together. With Tom Cullen and Chris New. Written and directed by Andrew Haigh. Sundance Selects

What's Your Number?

Fearing that she might have passed over her one true love, a woman looks back at the last 20 men with whom she's had relationships. With Anna Faris, Chris Evans, Zachary Quinto and Andy Samberg. Written by Gabrielle Allan and Jennifer Crittenden. Directed by Mark Mylod. 20th Century Fox

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