Deli Man An unexpectedly charming and informative documentary that focuses on describing the essence of the Jewish deli experience and conveying it to a waiting world. (K.Tu., March 6) (1:31) PG-13.
Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter This moody comic allegory about desperation, disconnection and dreams comes from indie-filmmaking brothers David and Nathan Zellner. The film uses “Fargo,” the Coen brothers classic, as a touchstone to examine modern life. (B.S., March 20) (1:45) NR.
Salt of the Earth Whether you’re familiar with legendary photographer Sebastiao Salgado’s name and work or not, this documentary, a popular prize-winner at Cannes and on the Oscar shortlist, will be a revelation. (K.Tu., Dec. 12) In English, French and Portuguese, with English subtitles. (1:49) PG-13.
Seymour: An Introduction Ethan Hawke’s documentary on pianist Seymour Bernstein is very much like the sonatas the 87-year-old plays so beautifully, teaches so insightfully — quietly moving, infinitely deep. With
“Seymour,” the actor is making his documentary directing debut, a modest but affecting one. (B.S., March 20) (1:21) PG.
While We’re Young Sharp, funny and dead-on accurate about the way we live today, this delicious satire about aging hipsters and their discontents is everything we’ve come to expect from the best of Noah Baumbach, as well as several things more. (K.Tu., March 27) (1:34) R.
The Wrecking Crew Providing backup on hundreds if not thousands of songs, the Wrecking Crew was responsible for the musical DNA for so many of the anthems that ruled the airwaves from the 1960s through the early 1970s that it makes your head spin. (K.Tu., March 13) (1:41) NR.