Though clumsy at times and more successful at straightforward narrative than nuance, "I Am Nojoom" boldly presents the problem of Yemen's child-bride culture through the real story of Nojood Ali.
Hajooj Kuka's short yet eloquent, even optimistic docu is an exemplar of how filmmakers can give dignity to refugees by allowing them their names and their voice.
The New World's two most lasting musical genres are connected via their African roots in this ebullient, if repetitious and slightly unfocused celebration, with serious grace notes.
Animating Leonardo da Vinci's drawings in 3D makes the groundbreaking visionary more child's cartoonist than incomparable draughtsman; a theatrical release seems beside the point since this sort of…
A streamlined Dubai Intl. Film Festival handed out their prizes Dec. 16 at a ceremony and dinner at the Burj Al Arab, sometimes labeled the world's most luxurious hotel. For the fest's 11th edition…
Few helmers deserve the title "maverick" as much as Gust Van den Berghe, whose ceaseless experimentation has come up with "Tondoscope," a new round format shot via an optical cone-shaped mirror.
Peruvian cuisine's global popularity has no more vocal champion than Gaston Acurio, restaurateur extraordinaire and subject of Patricia Perez's worshipful, mouth-watering docu.
A straightforward, absorbing docu that follows a group of Syrian refugee women performing an adapted version of Euripides' "The Trojan Women" which incorporates their own stories.
If Joseph Mankiewicz were alive, one can imagine him wanting to remake "Flowers," with its poignantly old-fashioned premise that also comments on contempo society.
The sorrow of displacement weighs heavily upon Tala Hadid's feature debut, telling of a glum Moroccan-Iraqi searching for his missing brother while protecting a little girl from white slavers.
"Casanova Variations," the film adaptation of a "chamber opera play" by Michael Sturminger, is so full of its own forced charm that only diehard John Malkovich fans will feel enriched.