A devout woman's life starts to unravel when she becomes hooked on slot machines at the local casino in "Confessions of a Gambler."
A Luxembourg man's obsession with an Algerian woman leads to tragedy in tightly structured European co-production "Arabian Nights," whose underlying theme deals with Westerners' misconceptions of the…
A Damascus man goes a bit too far in rendering a service to a jailed friend in vet director Abdellatif Abdelhamid's clever but overextended comedy "Out of Coverage."
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An intermittently engaging tone poem about the surreality of life in wartime Beirut, "Falling From Earth" offers four independent chapters (set in 2008, 1990, 1982 and 1975) that don't add up to a…
Inspired by the accidental killing of a suspect following the July 2005 transport bombings in London, veteran helmer Jag Mundhra's "Shoot on Sight" is a disappointingly stilted melodrama masquerading…
The vibrant tribal dance style known as Chhou provides a captivating backdrop for a melodramatic tale of shame and redemption in the feature directing debut of Bollywood choreographer Remo (aka Remo…
"Burned Hearts" centers on a young architect hoping to settle accounts with his dying uncle and free himself from painful memories.
A perpetually hungry underdog becomes an accidental hero in "Have You Another Apple?," an absurdist allegory set in a timeless, nameless desert state ruled by the repressive "sickle bearers."
Helmer Marc Forster's richly detailed screen translation of Khaled Hosseini's beloved bestseller should reach beyond the book's many fans.
Three desperate women cross paths in Tehran during a long night of unhappiness in "Unfinished Stories."
Israeli shortsmaker Ran Tal scores with feature docu debut "Children of the Sun," a fascinating collage of archival materials, including homemovies, children's songs and old recordings that brings to…