This enthralling documentary centers on recently discovered film footage of naturalist Jane Goodall from the early years of her landmark chimpanzee research in Gombe National Park in Tanzania. Directed by Brett Morgen, the film reveals new information and insight into one of the most familiar figures in natural science and her passionate dedication to study. At Theatre N, Dec. 8-10.
Also at Theatre N in December: Sean Baker’s touching tale of marginalized citizens living in the shadow of Disney World, The Florida Project, Dec. 1-3; Victoria and Abdul, directed by Stephen Frears, Dec. 8-10; and a pair of documentaries Dec. 15-17, Bill Nye: The Science Guy and Frank Serpico. For specific dates and times, visit theatren.org.