Cláudia Varejão’s documentary on female Japanese shellfish divers comprises moody, living tableaus that capture informal portraits of the ama and their families.
Anne Fontaine’s World War II drama follows a group of pregnant nuns during the Winter Offensive, reclaiming the historical narrative through its postfeminist cultural critique.
We spoke to filmmaker and UCLA academic Kristy Guevara-Flanagan about her short What Happened to Her, TV crime fiction and feminist cinema.
Sand Storm is an intricately-woven Bedouin melodrama, centred on the tangled strain of tradition and modern expectation within the microcosm of an Israeli desert neighbourhood.
The directorial debut of Serbian activist/actress Mirjana Karanovic is a fascinating portrait of personal and national repression.