Crowdfund This: Alejandro Jodorowsky Readies Next Feature-Length Project

The director of cult films such as El Topo and The Holy Mountain is getting ready for his newest project, Psychomagic: An Art That Heals

Berlinale 2018 Review: THE INTERPRETER, Two Oldtimers in a Road Dramedy

Peter Simonischek of Toni Erdmann fame meets Oscar-winning director Jiří Menzel in a dramedy by Slovak director Martin Šulík

Rotterdam 2018 Review: THE REPORTS ON SARAH AND SALEEM Marries Arthouse Drama to Genre Audience Allure Without Losing Complexity

Muayad Alayan´s sophomore feature The Reports on Sarah and Saleem infuses genre sensibilities into arthouse drama against the backdrop of a political conflict

Rotterdam 2018 Interview: "Out-of-the-Norm Family Was an Important Part of Our Story" Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra Discuss Heart-Warming Fantasy Horror Musical GOOD MANNERS

"We're aware of the so-called "elevated genre" discussion, but we always treated this aspect of the film with love, and not as an opposition of regular drama" Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra on Good Manners

Rotterdam 2018 Interview: WILD BOYS, Bertrand Mandico on Shooting Gender-Bending Surreal Film

"I create hybrids, sexual and cinematic" French filmmaker talks to ScreenAnarchy about his daring feature debut Wild Boys

Rotterdam 2018 Interview: 3/4, Filmmaker Ilian Metev on the Unseen Script and More

Bulgarian filmmaker Ilian Metev talks to ScreenAnarchy about his latest award-winning film 3/4.

Rotterdam 2018 Interview: Lisa Brűhlmann Talks Female Sexuality, Identity and Storytelling in BLUE MY MIND

Emerging Swiss filmmaker Lisa Brűhlmann discusses her feature debut, coming-of-age drama Blue My Mind combining harsh reality and myth

Rotterdam 2018 Interview: Ian Lagarde Talks ALL YOU CAN EAT BUDDHA

ScreenAnarchy talks to Canadian filmmaker Ian Lagarde about his surreal allegory set in all-inclusive tropical resort All You Can Eat Buddha

Sundance 2018 Exclusive: PITY Poster, a Man in a World Not Cruel Enough For Him

The poster for the long-awaited sophomore feature Pity by the L director Babis Makridis arrives

THE INTERPRETER Trailer: The Star of TONI ERDMANN Goes On a Road Trip With the Real-Life Oscar-Winning Director

The Toni Erdmann lead Peter Simonischek teams up with Czech director Jiří Menzel as the protagonists in Martin Šulík´s latest film, road movie The Interpreter.

PITY Trailer: The Director of Absurdist L Returns With a Man Existentially Addicted to Sadness

The director of absurd deadpan dramedy L bows with equally intriguing sophomore effort Pity

Crowdfund This: Russian Visionary Filmmaker Aleksey Fedorchenko's Latest, ANNA'S WAR

Aleksey Fedorchenko seeks to raise funds for the finishing touches on his latest project Anna´s War before the kick-of of the International Film Festival Rotterdam

ScreenAnarchy's Favourite Films of 2017

Another year over, and what an annus horribilis it proved to be in so many ways. But away from the political atrocities that took place in pretty much every country you care to mention, and the sexual harassment scandals that...

The Anatomy of 2017: World Cinema and Stand-Out Shows

The crash course in 2017 overlooked gems in the world cinema of 2017 and a handful of stand-out small screen joys

Berlinale 2018 Unveils First Titles, Weimar Cinema, Body Politics and Latin America Make the Cut

Berlinale 2018 unveils the latest crop in its 68th line-up

Pingyao 2017 Review: THE TASTE OF RICE FLOWER Balances an Ethnic Minority's Family and Community Drama

Tsai Ming Liang´s collaborator Pengfei delivers his sophomore feature as an observation of life in transformation as tradition clashes and merges with modernity

Pingyao 2017 Review: In KILL THE SHADOW, Chinese Social Realism Collides with Genre Fare

Despite the variety of ingredients, the result is fairly streamlined and assembled coherently fashioning closeted morality as the frenzied runaway from justice is the externalization of a delusional guilt trip the leading character experiences vividly as the poverty drama of social realism collides with genre fare and austere aesthetics absorbs expressionistic stylization.

Pingyao 2017 Review: A FISH OUT OF WATER Revamps Family-At-Distress Narrative Through the Eyes of An Unusual Child

The debuting Taiwanese filmmaker revamps dysfunctional family story and rehashes social realism drama by renewing the usual stylistic and formal inventory. A Fish Out of Water injects dreaminess and melancholia counterbalancing the civil and bleak set-up

Review: ANGELICA, Sex, Or The Lack Thereof, Ectoplasmic Visions and Hysteria In A Victorian Gothic

Sex, or the lack of thereof, visions and hysteria in the Lichtenstein´s slow-burning Victorian gothic plays as a home invasion subgenre albeit transferred on the protagonist´s mind follows a downward spiral of hysteria and paralyzing paranoia with a rich inventory of phallic symbols

Pingyao 2017 Review: LIFE GUIDANCE, a Conspiracy Against Non-Conformist, White-Collar Rage

Austrian drama Life Guidance sees a cult-like organisation installing aseptic conformism in Kafka´s The Trial reimagination in capitalistic dystopia