The pairing of animator Claude Barras and screenwriter Céline Sciamma results in a wonderfully moving film about anxiety and community.
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.
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.