What's Showing In Independent, Foreign & Documentary Film

Jun 30, 2017

In 'Okja,' a girl and her gentle-giant companion find themselves in the crossfire between animal activism and a major corporation's quest for profit.
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You can never have too many movies about genetically-engineered super-pigs! Today, Up To Date's Film Critics return with to review the indie, foreign and documentary offerings now on Kansas City screens, including The Hero, The Beguiled, Okja, Beatriz at Dinner, The Exception, Megan Leavey, Paris Can Wait and Book of Henry. From a thrilling tale of World War II espionage and romance, to a genius 11-year-old's plan to save his friend, there's a little something for everyone. (And did we mention super-pigs?) We also meet the local director of The Tree, a story about lifelong friendship and an old-fashioned road trip through the Midwest.