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South Korea’s Leader, Meeting Xi Jinping, Seeks ‘New Start’ With China by JANE PERLEZ


By JANE PERLEZ

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea was working to end an unofficial trade war over his country’s antimissile system.

Published: December 14, 2017 at 05:00AM… 8 more words

The School Closed. The Players Left. But the Coach Can’t Quit. by ADAM ZAGORIA


By ADAM ZAGORIA

The closure of St. Anthony High School in Jersey City has forced Bob Hurley, the school’s longtime coach, to adjust to basketball as a consumer experience, not an occupation. 11 more words

Review: In ‘Youth,’ the People’s Dance Troupe, in Love and War by GLENN KENNY


By GLENN KENNY

This decades-spanning melodrama chronicles the rivalries and heartbreaks of a dance troupe in Mao’s China.

Published: December 14, 2017 at 05:00AM

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Review: In ‘Youth,’ the People’s Dance Troupe, in Love and War by GLENN KENNY


By GLENN KENNY

This decades-spanning melodrama chronicles the rivalries and heartbreaks of a dance troupe in Mao’s China.

Published: December 14, 2017 at 05:00AM

from NYT Movies http://ift.tt/2j13an3

Review: ‘The Rape of Recy Taylor’ Takes a Deep Dive Into Systemic Injustice by JEANNETTE CATSOULIS


By JEANNETTE CATSOULIS

Nancy Buirski’s film is one of multiple layers and marvelous gumption.

Published: December 14, 2017 at 05:00AM

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Review: Layabouts Behind a Wedding Lens in ‘Sundowners’ by ANDY WEBSTER


By ANDY WEBSTER

In this droll comedy from Pavan Moondi, a pair of feckless layabouts are assigned to video-record a wedding at a Mexican resort. Mishaps ensue. 12 more words

Review: In ‘Soufra,’ a Women-Run Food Truck Grows in Lebanon by ANDY WEBSTER


By ANDY WEBSTER

This documentary from Thomas Morgan, about a female entrepreneur establishing a business just south of Beirut, is a stirring tale of empowerment. 12 more words