The Locarno Festival is focusing its First Look industry initiative on films from the Baltics, and turning its Signs of Life section, dedicated to edgy experimental cinema, into a competitive…
Locarno Film Festival
It’s oddly appropriate that Argentine director Eduardo Williams’ feature debut, “The Human Surge” picked up the top prize in Locarno’s “Filmmakers of the Present” sidebar, because watching it does…
The power of the photographic image and the woeful legacy of colonialism intersect in eerie ways in the stylishly shot supernatural thriller “Interchange.” A police murder procedural that segues into…
This articulate, formally immaculate portrait proves less compelling in practice than it does in principle.
A visually rich though narratively challenging film that aims to fold Buddhist ideas into an imaginative reflection on the unstable notion of anonymity.
At a time when right-wing politicians across Europe and America are stoking anti-immigrant sentiment in the general population, even the most classically straightforward study of outsider life can…
An unpretentious delight that replicates the quasi-stilted dialogue of language classes to disarmingly grant deeper life to the immigrant experience.
There's a reason why petits fours are a patisserie staple, and grands fours are not: what's puffily perfect at bite size can turn cloying in a larger slice.
MADRID — London-based Film Republic has acquired world sales rights to "Anashim Shenem Lo Ani” (“People That Are Not Me”), a Tel Aviv-set romantic dramedy. Premiering earlier this month at the…
A nice guy trapped when his car is crushed by a collapsed tunnel tries to maintain his spirits while the rescue operation flounders.
The reality of fantasy is the playfully paradoxical focus of "Mister Universo," the third feature from filmmakers Rainer Frimmel and Tizza Covi to gently scrutinize the lives of circus performers…