Rotterdam 2020 Review: PIEDRA SOLA, Andean Ethnocinema Veiled in Mythological Realism

Ancestry, rituals and myths prevail in Alejandro Telemaco Tarraf's ethnological and sensorial docu-drama.

Rotterdam 2020 Review: KALA AZAR, The Theatre of Earthly Poetry

The unassuming romance of two pet cemetery employees evolves into a larger artistic project in Janis Rafa's feature-length docu-fiction debut.

Rotterdam 2020 Review: BEASTS CLAWING AT STRAWS, Crime Comedy of Bloody Errors, Voracious Greed

One bag of money ensures a battle royale in a dark crime comedy by Kim Yong-hoon.

Rotterdam 2020 Review: NASIR, Stoicism in the Time of Assertive Hindu Nationalism

Tamil indie filmmaker Arun Karthick offers first-hand observations on the impact of Hindu nationalism.

Rotterdam 2020 Review: MEANWHILE ON EARTH, Art and Rites of the Funeral Industry

Carl Olsson's spellbinding documentary blends the banal, the comic and the pragmatic.

Rotterdam 2020 Review: THE GHOSTS, Rags, No Riches in Guatemalan Docudrama

Marvin Navas and Carlos Morales El Punisher star, as filmmaker Sebastián Lojo applies neo-noir lenses to a socio-economic docudrama.

Rotterdam 2020 Review: In THE END WILL BE SPECTACULAR, Filmmaking Meets Journalism

The under-reported resistance during the 2016 siege of Sur receives an insider's treatment, while emphasizing female empowerment in the usually male-dominated area of military conflict.

Rotterdam 2020 Interview: Fest Director Bero Beyer Talks Indie Cinema in the Age of Streamers

"It´s a rigged game," IFFR director says, on the situation of independent cinema in the era of constant transformations.

Review: THOSE WHO REMAINED, A Lyrical Holocaust Drama, Spared of Graphic Violence

Debuting Hungarian director Barnabás Tóth approaches the topic of Holocaust survival from a less bloody angle, without depreciating the severity of WWII events.

THE PILOT Trailer: Act of Civil Terrorism in Late Capitalism

One of the most original current Czech filmmakers readies a psychological action thriller with drones, a messiah complex, radicalization and anarchism.

ScreenAnarchy's Top Ten Films of 2019

As 2019 comes to an end, ScreenAnarchy’s global team of critics and cineastes weighs in with our favourite cinematic offerings from the past 12 months, which saw Netflix lead the charge for cementing the legitimacy of the streaming platforms, while...

Exclusive Trailer Premiere: I LOVE YOU I MISS YOU I HOPE I SEE YOU BEFORE I DIE, A Candid Observation

The emerging Danish filmmaker Eva Marie Rødbro will be unveiling her first feature-length documentary outing from the fringes of American society in late capitalism.

Oscars 2020 Review: THE PAINTED BIRD, A Child's Adventures in Abominationland

A WWII coming-of-age not for the faint of heart is the Czech Repulic´s bid for Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.

Exclusive Trailer ROBOLOVE: The Age of A.I. Is Upon Us and Disrupts the Life as We Know It

Austrian documentarist Maria Arlamovsky investigates latest advances in A.I. and what it means for humanity in Robolove.

Oscars 2020 Review: LET THERE BE LIGHT, In the Name of Father, Son and Far-Right Extremism

Slovakia´s official entry for the Oscars race is a film Let There Be Light about family disrupted by son´s involvement in a far-right paramilitary troop

Review: THE SCIENCE OF FICTIONS, Black Comedy as Socio-Political Parable

Political allegory meets the Ministry of Silly Walks.

Locarno 2019 Review: TECHNOBOSS, Lo-Fi Surrealist Musical Road Movie

A counter-ageism love story in the clothing of a deadpan idiosyncratic comedy.

Locarno 2019 Review: IVANA THE TERRIBLE, Quirks and Paradoxes of Millennials on the Balkan

Filmmaker Ivana Mladenovic scrutinizes her generation in a female-driven psycho-realist dramedy.

Locarno 2019 Review: HAM ON RYE, Coming-of-Age Revisited Surreally

Imagine 'Freaks & Geeks' by way of a macabre-less and psychosexual-less euphoric David Lynch and Gus van Sant of 'Paranoid Park.'

Locarno 2019 Review: ECHO, Poetically Realist Kaleidoscope of Life in Iceland

The Icelandic writer-director Rúnar Rúnarsson combines gentle and raw in a collective portrait.