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In Tigers Are Not Afraid, 11-year-old Estrella (Paola Lara) meets a gang of orphans led by a boy in a tiger mask. Shudder hide caption

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In 'Tigers Are Not Afraid,' A Dark Fantasy Amid Mexico's Drug War

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'My Papi Has A Motorcycle' Pays Loving Tribute To A California Childhood

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As part of the "Sonic Succulents" exhibit at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, visitors are encouraged to touch plants and listen to what that contact sounds like. Dana Cronin/NPR hide caption

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Shhhhh. Listen Closely. Your Plants Might Be Talking

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Tope Folarin Was 'A Particular Kind Of Black Man' — So He Wrote A Book About It

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For her starring role as Vice President Selina Meyer in the seventh and final season of Veep, Julia Louis-Dreyfus recently received another Emmy Award nomination for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series. She won the award six years in a row from 2012-2017. Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus: 'I Don't Think I've Made It ... And I Like That'

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The Mapping Memory exhibition at the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas, displays maps made in the late 1500s of what is now Mexico. They were created by indigenous peoples to help Spanish invaders map occupied lands. This watercolor and ink map of Meztitlán was made in 1579 by Gabriel de Chavez. Blanton Museum of Art hide caption

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440 Years Old And Filled With Footprints, These Aren't Your Everyday Maps

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American workers Jill Lamantia and Bobby Allen struggle to adapt to the expectations of Chinese management in the documentary American Factory. Steven Bognar /Netflix hide caption

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Work Cultures Clash When A Chinese Company Reopens An 'American Factory'

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Men Can Have Better Friendships. Here's How

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In her first starring role on the big screen, comedic actress Jillian Bell of 22 Jump Street and Rough Night plays Brittany, an unhappy and directionless ticket-taker who decides to make a change — by running a marathon. Amazon hide caption

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Gemma Arterton (left) and Elizabeth Debicki (right) star as socialite Vita Sackville-West and novelist Virginia Woolf in this true story about the love affair behind one of Woolf's greatest works. IFC Films hide caption

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Kirill Mikhanovsky directs this dark comedy about a young Russian-American man (Chris Galust, pictured here with Lauren 'Lolo' Spencer) driving a medical transport van around Milwaukee. Music Box Films hide caption

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A Perfect Summer Book, 'Late Migrations' Reminds Us Of Life's Beauty And Fragility

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Strange Fruit

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