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.
The Forest of Lost Souls
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.
We Don’t Need a Map
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
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.
David Lynch: The Art Life
A hypnotic new documentary on the singular American filmmaker, playing as part of the American Essentials Film Festival.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 sheds the cliche of its predecessor, emerging as a more substantial and refreshing work.