The British are coming. And this year they are coming in droves to the Toronto Film Festival.
Andrew Dosunmu's "Mother of George," Neto Villalobos' "All About the Feathers" and Jim Taihuttu's "Wolf" are among 16 titles in this year's San Sebastian's Kutxa-New Directors section, one of the…
Kwame Kwei-Armah's play "Beneatha's Place" has turned legit industry heads as part of an ambitious project at Baltimore's Center Stage, which is presenting the new title, inspired by "A Raisin in the…
Rachel Boynton's extraordinary docu untangles the knotty saga of an American petroleum company's entrance into Ghana.
A basically constructed but rivetingly researched examination of the global fight for affordable antiretroviral therapy against Western pharamaceutical companies, whose restrictive patent laws amount…
The unjust dearth of Sapphic cinema helps explain, more than excuse, the desperate "Concussion," a head injury of a film in which a middle-aged suburban femme with a frigid wife and a bump on the…
Anne Fontaine's film about two lifelong friends who fall for each other's sons is all vapidly beautiful surface, an impeccably tasteful picture about some awfully tasteless decisions.
Only an actor as appealing as Joseph Gordon-Levitt could pull off the role he creates for himself in "Don Jon's Addiction," an endearingly masturbatory look at how a culture of objectification erodes…
An eminently watchable curiosity, "Goodbye Morocco" is a film noir set in contempo Tangier, written and smoothly helmed by Nadir Mokneche ("Viva Laldjerie").
LAGOS -- On a recent Sunday night at O'jez Chinese Restaurant, promoter Opa Williams was on hand to launch Nite of a Thousand Laughs Extra, the pan-African edition of his popular Nigerian standup…
The brutal recent history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is rivetingly recounted by some of its most prominent players in "The Gatekeepers."