This dramatic miniature about a young Argentine girl's dogged search for her MIA father is the kind of quietly assured work that suggests a helmer has a definite future.
Documentarian Elchin Musaoglu's sophomore narrative feature is an exquisitely shot minimalist tale of an elderly woman left behind in an Azerbaijan village evacuated by regional war.
Sydney Sibilia's slick, energetic debut feature finds a flashy comedic hook on which to hang a critique of patronage and nepotism in Italy's professional fields.
Reza Mirkarimi's latest again probes social issues through a restrained, tightly focused character drama.
"Mirage" extends the surreal fillips of Hungarian director Szabolcs Hajdu's prior features onto an intriguingly offbeat premise based on a short story by the nation's late literary great Sandor Tar…
A clumsily established premise develops into little more than a series of familiar gotcha! scares.
This adaptation of Ron Rash's 2006 novel about some hard-luck folk in 1970s rural Appalachia holds interest--though a story so frequently on the verge of violence ought to build more tension.
The cops' bullish bravado, multiple narrators, incessant reversals of fortune, and endless flashbacks within flashbacks create a sense of overload that's meant to be giddily outré, but grows empty…
"She's Beautiful When She's Angry" arrives at a time when the clock seems to be turning backward on many of the issues women's "libbers" fought more than forty-odd years ago.
An engaging portrait of Lily Yeh, a Chinese emigre to the U.S. who has made her major imprint creating collaborative art with residents in areas torn by war, poverty and other hardships.