A mentally fragile woman becomes consumed by her desire for a special statue of the goddess Lakshmi in "Corrode," a visually striking psychological drama about obsession sometimes reminiscent of…
A strange narrative/nonfiction/animation smorgasbord that could be termed "Acid Christian," Eric Leiser's naive and loopy"Glitch in the Grid" tries to dramatize a lonely young artist's search for…
Toe-tapping and infectious on emotional and intellectual levels, "El Gusto" is Algerian-born Safinez Bousbia's heartwarming tribute to her native country's lost egalitarianism as much as to the…
On the shelf since the Dark Ages of 2009, "All's Faire in Love" uses the novel setting of a Renaissance Faire -- in which performers and patrons alike celebrate ye olde age of plague, pestilence and…
A bawdy, sentimental but still enjoyably Taiwanese coming-of-ager.
Jeffrey Schwarz's biodoc portrays a vibrant, charismatic, remarkably consistent individual, as generous in his personal life as in his political engagements.
Three Dutch boys of Maghrebi origin travel by car from the Low Countries to Morocco in "Rabat," a road movie that gently moves from cliches to more nuanced characterization.
A road trip through Iran's vast rural spaces achieves an unlikely claustrophobia in wry black comedy "Mourning," young helmer Morteza Farshbaf's debut feature.
A fascinating philosophical conceit delivered as a slick, hyper-stylized conspiracy yarn, juicy enough to deliver on both fronts, provided you don't ask too many questions.
Johns get a little more than the petite mort they ordered from an aging hustler in "Our Paradise," from wildly uneven Gallic actor-turned-director Gael Morel ("Three Dancing Slaves," "Apres lui").
Three story strands compete for attention in the sincere but unpolished human-rights docu "Inshallah, Football," from Indian helmer Ashvin Kumar.