Film ‘Belle’ Probes Race and Gender in 18th Century

Another truth-based narrative opening May 2 is “Decoding Annie Parker,” about how a breast cancer patient and her doctor strive to prove that the deadly disease has a genetic component. For comic relief there’s “Walk of Shame,” loaded with plot hijinks.

Repression Runs the Gamut in Late October Films

‘Camille Claudel, 1915,’ about a sculptress confined to an insane asylum, begins the run. There’s also the documentary ‘The Square’ about the Egyptian revolution and ’12 Years a Slave,’ based on a mid-19th century memoir of a free black man.