Trey Edward Shults’ contagion thriller plays out as an assured close-quarter psychodrama, anchored by a mesmerising turn from Joel Edgerton.
Morten Traavik’s truly unusual doc follows Laibach, the controversial Slovenian art rock band, on tour in North Korea.
One Thousand Ropes delivers insightful commentary on gender, intergenerational issues, and the Pacific migrant experience, while offering rich details of the complexities of Samoan culture.
Cristian Mungiu’s Graduation is yet another tale of corruption from Eastern Europe but it rises above the generic through its skillful structure.
Amat Escalante threads political critique into an inventive landscape of erotic horror, crafting a tense interpersonal fable underpinned by a stark sense of social realism.
Rumble attempts to crack open the lid on the repressed history of Native American involvement in 20th century pop and rock music.
The debut feature from writer-director Amanda Kernell is a story of internalised racism and coming-of-age.
The latest film from Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Groß is a subtly powerful and patient character study that relishes in sensory pleasures.
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail tells a compelling story about institutional racism in the guise of a banking documentary.
Chicken People is ostensibly a documentary about the world of competitive chicken shows, yet it succeeds most as a documentary about the nature of obsession.