A German party journo based in Moscow discovers Russian politics aren't exactly something to write home about in "The Fourth State."
Berlin Film Festival
The fate of an adolescent servant's lovely long hair becomes a potent metaphor for Argentina's treatment of its native population in "Nosilatiaj -- Beauty."
An intriguing but somewhat leaden take on an exiled woman's return to the refugee camp of her birth, "Wilaya" reps helmer Pedro Perez Rosado's return to a subject explored in his more absorbing…
This vapid drama tries to present the adult-film industry sympathetically, but succeeds only in making it look full of narcissistic, tattooed twits who think having sex for a living makes them cool.
Proving that when it comes to art, materials may be expensive but chutzpah is free, Russian docu "Tomorrow" pays tribute to the main players in the Voina ("war") collective -- activist pranksters…
Uncompromisingly elliptical, but often touching and funny, partly staged docu "What Is Love" strings together five portraits of relatively ordinary Austrians whose daily activities provide oblique…
A teenage baklava apprentice aspires to be a master baker in Angelos Abazoglou's attractive hybrid "Mustafa's Sweet Dreams."
MADRID -- Films Distribution has tied down a slew of sales on Berlin Competition players Brillante Mendoza's "Captive" and Kim Nguyen's "War Witch."
A radio-show self-help host dispenses anonymous wisdom on the airwaves in Gallic dramedy "On Air," from frosh scribe-helmer Pierre Pinaud. But, in what's indicative of the pic's general level of…
Contemplative documentarian Juan Manuel Sepulveda captures the stillness of Guatemala's emerald green mountains along with the memory of the mass slaughter they contain in his stunning and disturbing…
Using the story of a mixed-race family to personalize a nation's troubled history, multihyphenate Taghreed Elsanhouri demonstrates how national issues impact everyday lives in "Our Beloved Sudan."