Using military training footage, Sierra Pettengill's archival documentary traces the origins of police militarisation in the US.
A woman returns home to care for her ailing father, where the past confronts her in strange ways in Francisca Alegria's feature debut.
A mother and gender-curious child keep bees in Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren’s tender drama of division, renewal and the space in between.
Sydney Sweeney plays NSA whistleblower Reality Winner in Tina Satter's adaptation of her own play, with effective results.
A family toil on a peach farm threatened with destruction in Carla Simón's elegant drama.
Vicky Krieps gives an acting masterclass as the despondent Empress Elisabeth of Austria.
Football provides the common thread for Aleksandre Koberidze's dreamy drama set on the Rioni river.
The Czech Republic festival is fast becoming a showcase for exciting new talent.
Damien Odoul crafts an intriguing yet monotonous cinematic odyssey through the visions of a young man with Down's syndrome.
Michelle Williams excels as a sculptor whose attention is sapped by colleagues and family in Kelly Reichardt’s ambient social satire.
A family’s quiet mountain life is disrupted by the arrival of a relative in Lea Mysius’ beguiling second feature.
Marie Kreutzer’s brilliant portrait of a woman on the brink is a refreshing take on the often tedious period drama concept.
A young brother and sister’s relationship is tested when they experience schoolyard bullying in Laura Wandel’s harrowing drama.
Carla Simón’s semi-autobiographical second feature is a charming affair, focusing on a family whose farmland is under threat.
Francisca Alegría presents an environmental fable with elements of magical realism.
Thandiwe Newton plays a college professor who faces off against a group of hunters in Julian Higgins’ precise and prescient debut.
Veteran German filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger recounts her formative experiences in the French capital in the 1960s.
Maria Schrader’s slightly flat sci-fi romance sees Dan Stevens play a humanoid robot designed for love.
Joan Tewkesbury’s sole directorial effort stars Talia Shire as a woman on a journey to rediscover herself.
This illuminating documentary profiles extraordinary women musicians who shaped electronic sound.
A leaked sex tape threatens the career of a school teacher in Radu Jude’s wry social commentary.
Maria Schrader’s apathetic romantic drama about a humanoid robot relationship is lacking in vitality.
There’s shades of Miranda July in Zoe Lister-Jones and Daryl Wein’s deadpan end-of-the-world comedy.
There’s an eerie prescience to this alluring sci-fi chamber piece from Brazilian filmmaker Iuli Gerbase.
Riz Ahmed shines as a rapper who reconnects with his spiritual roots after suffering a chronic illness.
Sally Hawkins excels as a woman searching for stability in Craig Roberts’ off-kilter second feature.
A dancer goes on the warpath in Pablo Larraín’s scorching survey of love and family in modern-day Chile.
Riz Ahmed plays an ambitious rapper in director Bassam Tariq’s thumping drama.
A severed hand searches for its body in Jérémy Clapin’s surprisingly poignant Parisian animation.
Julianne Moore and Michelle Williams star in this gender-swapped remake of Susanne Bier’s 2006 drama.
A young girl must become breadwinner when abandoned by her mother in Sarah Gavron’s winning ensemble drama.
Judi Dench impresses in a limited role as the KGB’s longest-serving British spy.
Isabelle Huppert and Chloë Grace Moretz star in this enjoyably silly cat-and-mouse thriller.
Simon Amstell’s debut theatrical feature offers a perfect blend of comedy and tragedy.
Kenneth Branagh directs and stars in this familiar and rather silly William Shakespeare biopic.
A smalltime teenage drug-pusher turns FBI informant in director Yann Demange’s Detroit-set crime drama.
The British actor discusses her new film White Boy Rick and why she’s always looking to test herself.
A new film celebrates the uncredited female creator of the iconic Doctor Who theme tune.
Rowan Atkinson returns to make a mockery of British Intelligence in this tediously unfunny spy spoof sequel.
The inside story of the Hatton Garden diamond heist, with Michael Caine and Ray Winstone.
Chloë Grace Moretz and Isabelle Huppert star in this darkly comic thriller from director Neil Jordan.
Newcomer Richie Merritt outshines co-star Matthew McConaughey in this gritty crime drama about a real-life teenage FBI informant.
This warm and engaging film celebrates the friendship of three young Palestinian women.
A holiday fling turns into a waking nightmare in Cate Shortland’s tense romantic thriller.
Haskell Wexler’s film brilliantly blurs the line between reality and story.
An incredible video essay looks at divine presence in the work of this American master.
As Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles taught us, being young isn’t about fitting in but forging your own path.
Alice Lowe turns writer/director for this blackly comic fertility thriller.
NBC have announced plans to update Barbet Schroeder’s erotic thriller from 1992.
Watch Ryan Gosling hunt down Harrison Ford in this first look at Denis Villeneuve’s forthcoming sequel.
This feather-light rom-com follows a woman’s journey to the altar without a groom by her side.
Catch a glimpse of Harry Styles in the director’s upcoming World War Two epic.
Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn is one of the Gotham City Sirens in upcoming franchise extender.
Sun, sea and bare skin abound in this first look at Seth Gordon’s ’90s reboot.
The animation house has released concept art and plot details for Coco.
Damn shame it seems that there won't be a woman behind the camera.