Maliglutit offers a meticulous preservation of an endangered lifestyle unsullied by the grot of America’s cultural imperialism.
Helene Hegemann’s stylish debut uses its teenage abandon for a deeper reflection on the world of adult disarray.
Sally Potter’s dinner party farce boasts a distinctive style and impressive performances, emerging as a pithy but pleasing satire of the contemporary bourgeoisie.
José Pedro Lopes’ art-horror offers glimpses of the extraordinary, even if there is a lot of clutter.
Sergei Loznitsa’s formally powerful Austerlitz traces the contours of loss, memory and history by recording the passage of visitors to concentration camp memorials.
Warwick Thornton’s irreverent and passionate Sydney Film Festival opener tackles a broad range of pressing contemporary discussions on race, history and identity.
South Indian director Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s Rotterdam Tiger Award-winning third feature is a technically dazzling and wilfully onerous thriller that walks an uncertain line between advocacy and exploitation.
Baahubali: The Conclusion is a triumph of Rajamouli’s ambitious vision, with the sheer scale of the spectacle is itself worth the price of admission.
A hypnotic new documentary on the singular American filmmaker, playing as part of the American Essentials Film Festival.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 sheds the cliche of its predecessor, emerging as a more substantial and refreshing work.