Like her compatriot Steve McQueen, helmer-writer director Clio Barnard is art school-trained and first galvanized attention with short films and installation works.
Lebanese-American helmer Rola Nashef delivers a lively slice-of-life in this mainstream-friendly romantic comedy largely set at a Detroit gas station.
Linor Abargil bravely confronts her experience as a victim of sexual assault in an uplifting documentary that would benefit from a clearer focus and more precise assembly.
This tale of an overweight couple who relocate from the suburbs to Mexico City is as soft, sweet and insubstantial as a marshmallow.
Long, static shots and naturalistic performances are combined to disappointing, borderline-boring effect in Michel and Victoria Franco's elliptical feature.
This well-researched, smartly assembled documentary makes a persuasive case on behalf of responsible water management.
Samuel Kishi Leopo makes an appealing feature debut with this tender, pitch-perfect coming-of-ager.
Avi Nesher's unusual dramedy offers a stylish and amusing riff on "Chinatown" by way of "Alice in Wonderland."
Lisa Langseth draws intense and committed performances in this cathartic oddball drama about an unconventional therapy group.
A strident political message, a sitcomish/soapy narrative and an overly bright TV-style look mar this story of life under Israeli occupation.