Chile's devastating 2010 earthquake and tsunami form the background of "The Year of the Tiger," Sebastian Lelio's understated exploration of fate, freedom and faith, which builds power and complexity…
In "The Power of Two," the would-be gripping story of Ana and Isa Stenzel, twin sisters with cystic fibrosis, gets rendered in the relentlessly inspirational style of a feature-length PSA by…
A familiar cross-cultural dramedy conceit gets sparkling treatment in helmer/co-scripter Roseanne Liang's "My Wedding and Other Secrets," a dramatization of her highly praised autobiographical…
Examining the unexpected repercussions of the first gay pride march in Riga, Latvia, "Homo@lv" offers the daunting spectacle of bigotry in action and a detailed lesson in realpolitik.
An Algerian immigrant faces a steep learning curve when he's hired as a substitute teacher in Montreal in "Monsieur Lazhar," the most polished and mainstream effort yet from Quebec scribe-helmer…
In his biodoc "Paul Goodman Changed My Life," helmer Jonathan Lee interviews a slew of artists and literati for whom Goodman stood as a seminal figure, while showcasing his famously intransigent…
With "Darwin," Swiss director Nick Brandestini affectionately documents roughly a third of the town's dwindling population -- at 35, their number is two fewer than when he began in 2009.
A follow-up to his award-winning "The Fortress," "Special Flight" finds docu helmer Fernand Melgar again exploring issues surrounding undocumented immigrants in Switzerland.
A lottery win allows a clan of unemployed, not particularly refined French yokels to move from the litter-strewn sticks to uber-chic Monaco in Gallic laffer "The Tuche Family."
Profoundly moving, politically provocative and apt to provoke moral outrage in anyone short of Vladimir Putin, "A Bitter Taste of Freedom" is acclaimed documentarian Maria Goldovskaya's portrait of…
Three sisters take different approaches to moving forward following their grandmother's death in "Back to Stay," a self-conscious, ultimately slight debut from Milagros Mumenthaler.