An Israeli role-reversal spin on "The Way We Were," curio "Whispering Embers" simmers arch melodrama with low comedy, but its good intentions are undone by an uneven tone and stilted perfs…
"The Heroes from the Neighborhood" quietly and effectively spices up the sudser form.
Another legendary 1970s-era concert sees the light of day through the miracle of technology in the joyously funky docu "Soul Power."
A widescreen black-and-white genre thrill ride navigating a stylized 1960s Sofia underworld, "Zift," from Bulgarian theater vet and first-time helmer Javor Gardev, stakes out a style somewhere…
A naive, between-the-wars French painter is brought to vivid life in the satisfying fact-inspired drama "Seraphine."
A journey by van from Spain to Morocco reveals the plight of the African migrant in the social-issue drama "Return to Hansala."
An ingratiating opposites-attract comedy cursed with an anticlimactic third act, "My Mother, My Bride and I" tells of a forlorn gas station proprietor who juggles his manipulative nurturer and a…
An incendiary anonymous diary describing Russian soldiers raping and pillaging during the final days of World War II -- and an against-all-odds relationship that emerged from that -- become a…
A strong, perceptive, old-school arthouse pic with solid legs in all media.
French-born vet Tsilla Chelton gives a remarkable performance as an Alzheimer's-afflicted country matriarch juggled among a trio of urban Istanbul siblings in the confident, satisfying drama…
Denizens of a downtown apartment building grapple with happiness and life's meaning in the stop-motion, adult-pitched animated curio "$9.99."