Helmer Manijeh Hekmat returns with a strong, naturalistic drama about Iranian women searching for their roots amid questions about their country's heritage.
Romance blooms between two boys in rural Louisiana in "Dream Boy."
G.J. Echternkamp couldn't have made up parents like "Frank and Cindy," who willingly expose their phenomenally screwed-up lives for their son's unvarnished digital lens. Some may want to inquire if…
Latvia gets its own national epic with Aigars Grauba's widescreen paean to independence.
Cross-cultural road pic "Dunya & Desie" positively sings with upbeat energy and humor, nailing its target teen-girl audience with a well-crafted story of friendship and understanding.
A lyrical, often uplifting love letter to the highpoints of Teuton cinema, "Eye to Eye: All About German Film" is less a history, more an entertainment.
Two kids from the projects kill without apparent reason in novice helmer-scripter Niels Laupert's skilled but unprobing graduation feature, "Seven Days Sunday."
The horrific toll on cast and crew during the making of Iraqi feature "Ahlaam" is told by its helmer, Mohamed Al-Daradji, in "War, Love, God & Madness."
Family bonds are stretched to the breaking point in Swedish helmer Miko Lazic's slick, soap opera-like thriller "Iscariot."
Shameless gore, gallows humor and guilty pleasures are the byproducts of a mechanical plot and impressive helming in "The Machine Girl."
A pre-op Moroccan transsexual dressmaker in Italy takes a client to Casablanca for a minor operation to "restore" her virginity.