This period drama tells the true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop (Miranda Otto) who travels from New York City to Brazil for inspiration. She meets Lota de Macedo Soares (Glória Pires), and the two form an unlikely romance. Over the course of their long-lasting love, they face numerous complications. Available February 11 from Wolfe Video (wolfevideo.com). —Jed Ocot
UPDATE: Reaching for the Moon has been nominated in the “Outstanding Film Limited Release” category for a GLAAD Media Award.