Cannes 2024 Review: WHEN THE LIGHT BREAKS Illuminates Coming-of-Age Sorrow and Grief

Icelandic filmmaker Rúnar Rúnarsson offers a contemplative and poignant exploration of grief and love over a single summer day.

Hot Docs 2024 Review: IMMORTALS Follows Iraqi Youth on the Frontlines

Swiss director Maja Tschumi presents a compelling exploration of the lives of Iraq's youth navigating the post-US invasion landscape, through the lens of the pivotal 2019 October Revolution.

Cannes 2024 Poster Premiere: SIMON OF THE MOUNTAIN Set for Cannes Debut, Showcases Emerging Talent

The debut feature by Argentine director Federico Luis is set to premiere at Cannes Critics' Week, spotlighting themes of identity and belonging.

Calgary Underground 2024: Curtain Raiser

The Calgary Underground Film Festival (CUFF) opens its 21st edition today, and runs until April 28th.  Western Canada's largest showcase of genre film, offbeat documentaries, and industry events is housed in the two-screen (stacked on top of one another) Globe Cinema in the...

DO NOT EXPECT TOO MUCH FROM THE END OF THE WORLD Review: Urban Journey Into Gonzo Satire

Award-winning Romanian auteur Radu Jude's Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World extends the thematic and stylistic exploration seen in his previous Berlinale-winning film Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn, giving the impression of a continuation...

Berlinale 2024 Review: DYING, Darkly Humorous Gaze Into Family Dysfunction

Michael Glasner's dramedy explores the dissonant lives of the Lunies family, intertwining themes of death, reconciliation, and the complexities of human relationships.

Berlinale 2024 Review: A TRAVELER'S NEEDS, Hong Sangsoo's Minimalist Odyssey of Connection and Wonder

Hong Sangsoo and Isabelle Huppert reunite to explore themes of existential wanderlust and the complexity of human connections.

Berlinale 2024 Review: THE EMPIRE Merges Cosmic Conflicts with Rural Quirks

Bruno Dumont's latest work is not just another 'Star Wars' parody.

Berlinale 2024 Review: THE DEVIL'S BATH, Gripping Period Drama on the Cusp of Reality and Despair

Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala embark on a haunting exploration of 18th-century womanhood, set against the backdrop of societal and religious confines.

Berlinale 2024 Review: THE EDITORIAL OFFICE, Or, THE GODFATHER for the Disinformation Age

Ukrainian filmmaker Roman Bondarchuk navigates the complex interplay of truth, justice, and media manipulation in his latest socio-political black comedy that veers into a surreal satire.

Berlinale 2024 Review: WHO DO I BELONG TO, Lyrical Drama Explores Radical Family Ties

In her debut film Who Do I Belong To, Tunisian-born, Canada-based filmmaker Meryam Joober explores the poignant narrative of Aicha, a mother faced with the daunting reality of her sons' association with ISIS. The film is set in the tranquil...

Berlinale 2024 Review: ARCADIA Pushes Marital Drama to Mystical Realities

Greek director Yorgos Zois, alongside leading actress Angeliki Papoulia, delves into a exploration of love, loss, and ethereal spaces.

Berlinale 2024: Exclusive THE VISITOR Trailer Premiere Reimagines Pasolini's TEOREMA

Canadian filmmaker Bruce LaBruce pays tribute to Pier Paolo Pasolini through a contemporary lens, exploring themes of sexual dominance, political upheaval, and queer liberation against the backdrop of post-Brexit Britain.

Berlinale 2024: Exclusive REAS Poster Premiere

Lola Arias' sophomore feature employs a musical framework to explore the resilience and dreams of women and trans persons transitioning from life behind bars to freedom.

Berlinale 2024: Exclusive THE EDITORIAL OFFICE Poster Premiere

Ukrainian filmmaker Roman Bondarchuk offers a critical examination of news creation and manipulation set against the backdrop of the Russo-Ukranian war.

Berlinale 2024 Preview: Bruno Dumont, Abel Ferrara, Hong Sangsoo, Atom Egoyan, Tsai Ming-liang to Premiere

The largest German film gathering offers an eclectic line-up from world cinema.

Berlinale 2024: Exclusive THROUGH ROCKS AND CLOUDS Poster Premiere, Exploring Untold Stories of Quechua Communities

Franco García Becerra directs an exploration of resilience, tradition, and community within the breathtaking landscapes of the Peruvian Andes.

HERE Review: Two Strangers Find Solace in Simplicity, Human Touch

Stefan Gota and Liyo Gong star in Belgian filmmaker Bas Devos' breathtaking ode to nature and human connection.

Rotterdam 2024 Review: FLATHEAD, Australian Pastoral

Australian filmmaker Jaydon Martin blurs the lines between documentary and narrative storytelling, offering a lyrical exploration of life's complexities through the lens of a blue-collar community in rural Australia.

Rotterdam 2024 Review: HAMMARSKJÖLD - FIGHT FOR PEACE, A High-Octane Portrait Of The Diplomat´s Final Crusade

Swedish director Per Fly dramatizes the last days of Dag Hammarskjöld in a biopic merged with a political thriller.