Destitute and clinging to threadbare hope, an aspiring Hollywood high-flyer rehearses her Oscar speech at one point in Mike Ott's is-it-or-isn't-it docufiction "California Dreams."
Berlin Film Festival
There can be a paradoxically public intimacy to YouTube culture: an artificial sense of personal connection forged by those everyday video updates, so many of which feign a diaristic, confessional…
Started before Czekaj's even wilder Venice and SXSW entry "Baby Bump" (2015) but completed afterwards, "The Erlprince," too, gives an unorthodox spin to archetypes and confirms the helmer as a talent…
Philippe Mora storyboards a personal graphic novel while researching the incredible story of his father's work for the French Resistance, and his mother's miraculous escape from the gas chambers.
Carla Simón's sensitive, understated autobiographical debut paints a vivid portrait of a little girl facing the loss of her mother and integration into a new nuclear family.
Swedish director Petter Lennstrand delivers an outrageously charming kids' yarn featuring puppets, rockets, and treasure made out of trash.
If wall-to-wall bulges and mind bogglingly awful fetish gear float your boat, then welcome on board.
For once, the title does not mislead: With a bit of trimming down from its slightly baggy two hours, Fernando León de Aranoa’s documentary on the rise of left-wing Spanish political force Podemos…
"Adriana's Pact" is a brave documentary in which the director allows us to witness her painful loss of innocence.
If one of the most interesting developments in world cinema recently has been the emergence of a coherent and impressive national new wave in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, Rezo Gigineishvili…
An arrestingly upsetting, though lyrically shot opening sets the tone, if not the pace, of “Vazante,” the solo feature directorial debut from Walter Salles collaborator Daniela Thomas (who…