Strange interlude: Daniel Breaker plays Youth, the adolescent version of narrator Stew (in background) in Spike Lee's sizzling film version of Stew's semiautobiographical Broadway musical Passing Strange. David Lee/Sundance hide caption

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Free diver Mandy-Rae Cruikshank swims with dolphins — and plants the hidden cameras that will help record their fate — in Louie Psihoyos' documentary The Cove. Oceanic Preservation Society hide caption

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Food by the foot: In The Gold Rush, an unfortunate run of bad luck lands The Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) in Alaska with nothing left to eat but an old shoe. Photofest hide caption

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