What's Showing In Independent, Foreign & Documentary Film, August 8

Aug 8, 2014

I Origins, a film showing this weekend, is a science-fiction drama about a biologist studying the human eye who makes a startling discovery.
Credit I Origins

On Friday's Up to Date, our indie, foreign, and documentary film critics review the latest films showing on area screens.

Philip Seymour Hoffman plays an old-school German spy heading up a post 9/11 operation. By the time A Most Wanted Man was released, Hoffman was dead from a drug overdose.

Listen for the scoop on that film, along with two documentaries looking at the lives of author Gore Vidal and film critic Roger Ebert, a science-fiction drama, and the latest offering from Zach Braff.

Here are the films featured in this broadcast: 

  • Rich Hill
  • Boyhood
  • Wish I Was Here
  • Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia
  • I Origins
  • A Most Wanted Man
  • Life Itself
  • Mood Indigo