The latest documentary by Véréna Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor is fixated on Issei Sagawa, the infamous Japanese man who in 1981 murdered, had sex with, and cannibalised a classmate.
Bernadett Tuza-Ritter’s illuminating observational documentary looks at modern day slavery in Hungary.
Dustin Feneley’s ambitious crowd-funded debut feature Stray is a powerful and controlled drama about two lonely souls in rural New Zealand.
Emily Atef’s extraordinarily moving Romy Schneider biopic argues fervently against the simplistic media image of the actress.
Gustavo Salmeron’s debut documentary succeeds in imparting a vivid and kaleidoscopic image of one woman’s incredible gusto for life;
The Long Season captures the state of suspension experienced in a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley with nuance and care, with a pronounced focus on the community’s day-to-day life in the camp.
Sinead O’Shea’s documentary about paramilitary violence in Northern Ireland makes for devastating viewing.
Nicolas Pesce’s latest works best as a demonic screwball comedy, rather than as an adaptation of the Ryu Murakami novel.
Ingrid Goes West shares the inspiration of an increasingly technology-centered society, offering a different kind of contemporary twist on the thriller genre.
Martin McDonagh’s third feature is his best yet, a sharply observed film about division in America.