By continuing to promote diversity in cinema, we can develop an alternative canon that includes everyone.
Excessive violence against women and animals sours Małgorzata Szumowska’s faux-feminist horror fable.
Malou Reymann’s feature debut presents a potentially dangerous perspective on the issue of gender identity.
A couple in twilight years become acquainted over a series of dog walks in Paul Morrison’s cheery drama.
Sébastien Lifschitz’s sensitive portrait of eight-year-old Sasha will change attitudes towards gender dysphoria.
With India Song currently playing on MUBI, we take a look back at the actor’s superlative feminist trilogy from 1975.
I’m Thinking of Ending Things is another sly critique of capitalism and the commodification of cinema.
Annette Bening, Bill Night and Josh O’Connor star in this heartrending story of marital strife on the shoreline.
The British writer/director’s lesbian romance will cap off this year’s LFF on 17 October.
This powerful documentary charts the history of the Paralympics and its positive impact on disability representation.
The director of She Dies Tomorrow opens up about how anxiety and existential dread feed her creative spirit.
Amy Seimetz’s neon-soaked danse macabre is one of the year’s most chilling and effective horrors.
The first of five films from the director’s Small Axe anthology will screen for free to audiences across the UK.
Classical interests mask taboo-breaking desires in Sadaf Foroughi’s Tehran-set high school drama.
Emmanuelle Devos stars as a fragrance maker extraordinaire in this slight sensory drama from Grégory Magne.
In David Lynch’s 1990 film, Laura Dern’s Lula refuses to allow her rape to control her – she’s a survivor, not a victim.
This sun-bleached, Cannes-set romantic drama from director Rebecca Zlotowski is not to be missed.
Over half of the virtual 2020 edition is comprised of directors who identify as female or non-binary.
Matteo Garrone’s live-action retelling of the classic Italian fairy tale is a dream come true.
Dutch filmmaker Oeke Hoogendijk examines the enduring appeal of the art world’s Old Masters.
A group of young women come of age against the backdrop of civil war in Mounia Meddour’s vibrant, nuanced debut.
Argentine actor and author Romina Paula turns director for this sublime mediation on middle age womanhood.
Sam Feder’s latest documentary, on Hollywood’s harmful transgender stereotypes, is a great conversation starter – but we need to go further.
Two films at the San Sebastian Film Festival showcase a more old school way of depicting the bittersweet passage of time.
An intended orgy of cinephile pleasure translates as a misguided and misbegotten dud in James Franco’s long-delayed Hollywood satire.
An artful study of culture, poverty and ecology which focuses on an unlikely Macedonian bee keeper.
How the language we use to talk about art which explores subjects of gender and identity can evolve.
Maggie Gyllenhaal is compelling in this rich character study about a mentor and her protégé.
Filmmaker Christopher Martin captures the horrors of the Syrian crisis in this bold documentary.
Barry Jenkins, Damien Chazelle and Yorgos Lanthimos all look like early contenders for major awards.
Charles Dance narrates this beautiful and bombastic tribute to the RAF’s most iconic fighter plane.
From Alfred Hitchcock to Fritz Lang, the process of creating women has long been an obsession of cinema’s greatest male creators.
Alfred Hitchcock’s lofty thriller is back on the big screen in time for its 60th anniversary.
Frederick Wiseman delves deep into one of New York City’s most beloved public institutions.
The impact of the AIDS crisis in Catalonia told through the eyes of a six-year-old girl.
Forty years ago, director Michael Cimino set a masterful precedent for coming to terms with the trauma of war in The Deer Hunter.
Emma Stone, Saoirse Ronan and Florence Pugh are in casting talks for a new film version of the classic novel.
This archive doc chronicles the history of New York’s storied Metropolitan Opera.