La Verónica (literally) centres on social media star and footballer’s wife Veronica (Mariana Di Girólamo), whose persistent efforts to procure a sponsorship deal is derailed by re-surfaced murder charges of their infant child from many years ago.
Beware of a woman with nothing to lose. The Icelandic political thriller, The County, sees a farming woman single-handedly take on the stand-over co-op responsible for the death of her loved husband and enslaving her farming community as cash cows.
While At War is a lyrical and symbolic meditation of the Spanish philosopher and writer Miguel de Unamuno that speaks directly to a modern audience, warning against the dangers of political apathy, fascism, and ambiguity.
Spider is a hot-blooded, politically charged Chilean film set during and after the fascist rising against Allende, the first-ever democratically elected socialist president.
Arthouse horror is a subgenre that is difficult to master. It serves tough topics through rawness and bloody spheres. Lee Haven Jones’ debut feature, The Feast, is a decent entry into the sub-genre that mixes oddness with the vicious slits of gore while tackling class and identity.
The pandemic has affected every one of us, including the pop phenomenon Charli XCX, whose documentary, Alone Together, was made in isolation.
How it Ends is an end-of-the-world quirky comedy starring Zoe Lister-Jones (who also co-writes and directs).
Violation takes a different tone in covering a complex topic, getting all the “subgenre regulations” out of the way, both for better and worse.
There are many films that deal with unwanted pregnancies and the different ways of handling them, but none as inventive as Ninjababy.
Baby Driver (2017) director Edgar Wright makes his documentary debut with The Sparks Brothers, focusing on the American pop-rock band, Sparks.
After working as an assistant director for Yorgos Lanthimos and Richard Linklater, Christos Nikou gives us his directorial debut film, Apples.
One of the most famous and alluring exports of modern Spanish cinema, Pedro Almodóvar, is back with a new short film, The Human Voice.
Quo vadis, Aida? is based on a harrowing true story about the atrocities of war in mid-90s Bosnia.
Director Quentin Reynaud’s Final Set is an off-beat sports tale centred around an ageing tennis protege who dreams of becoming something more while tackling some taxing personal problems.
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