Iran's best-known distaff helmer, Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, gathers strands from her previous dramas for a summation of her career and her nation.
An allegorical lesson about dictatorships and the cycle of violence they breed, Mohsen Makhmalbaf's "The President" unfortunately offers a simplified and simplistic reduction, akin to an ancient…
Neasa Ni Chianain ("Fairytale of Kathmandu") crafts an evocative portrait of Neal MacGregor, a jewelry designer who turned his back on the world and ended his days in a stone shack on an…
Andrea Staka's long-awaited follow-up to her award-winning 2006 drama, "Fraulein," is similarly concerned with issues of displacement and belonging, though in "Cure -- The Life of Another," she pairs…
The description of noted d.p. Chienn Hsiang's feature helming debut, "Exit," suggests a Tsai Ming-liang knockoff.
A couple of graffiti kids with the social engagement of well-meaning teens express themselves in the Colombian city of Cali in "Los hongos."
A self-absorbed, low-rent wheeler-dealer tries to motivate his gumptionless son in Bonifacio Angius' monotonous drama "Perfidia."
For those absolutely convinced of the genius of Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel's "Leviathan," along comes J.P. Sniadecki ("People's Park") with his sensory documentary "The Iron Ministry."
Argentine helmer Martin Rejtman makes a predictably unpredictable return to features after a 10-year hiatus with "Two Shots Fired."
Docu helmer Gabriel Mascaro makes his fiction feature debut with "August Winds," an atmospheric, meditative drama with nonfiction elements set in Brazil's northeastern Alagoas state.