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“Ordinary Love” and Extraordinary Compassion

New film starring Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville depicts the gloomy, gray uncertainty of modern breast cancer treatment

“Less a Leper Than I Have Been”

Book of documentary poetry recalls Louisiana's Carville Hospital and early 20th century experience of leprosy in America

Gender

Baby in a Bomb Shelter

Oscar nominated documentary “For Sama” gives powerful if gruesome glimpse of what it’s like to raise a kid in a war zone

Environment

TV Review: Global Warming at the End of The Affair

Showtime ends daring, bleak series with desperation, hope, and a future long island threatened by rising sea levels