The debut feature from writer-director Amanda Kernell is a story of internalised racism and coming-of-age.
Afterimage is an austere biopic set in postwar Łódź, depicting the final years of Polish painter Władysław Strzemiński.
Sally Potter’s dinner party farce boasts a distinctive style and impressive performances, emerging as a pithy but pleasing satire of the contemporary bourgeoisie.
The Other Side
THE OTHER SIDE is Roberto Minervini’s look into the abject poverty and political dissent of rural Louisiana, with results as fascinating as they are morally murky.
The feature debut of Piero Messina has promising moments of restraint, but is ultimately overburdened with plot contrivance and earnestness.
Nicolette Krebitz’s WILD challenges convention in a new and entertaining way despite some haphazard story pacing.
Adapted from stories by Maile Meloy, Kelly Reichardt’s CERTAIN WOMEN is a gentle and moving film about failed understandings and missed connections.
ORIENTED delves into the lives of three young gay friends living in Tel Aviv, whose identities are not only complicated by their sexual orientation, but also by the fact that they are Palestinians who have become citizens of Israel.
The second adaptation of James Franco’s short stories is a moody and touching exploration of childhood from director Gabrielle Demeestere.