By Weiting Liu
Lou Ye’s The Shadow Play and a Midi Z retrospective are among the highlights of CineCina iFest.
Zeina Durra’s Luxor and Alan Ball’s Uncle Frank head up the main feature programme.
This year’s LFF will offer online screenings, free screen talks and more, widening access across the UK.
By Matt Turner
In Me and the Cult Leader, filmmaker and survivor Atsushi Sakahara confronts both his own trauma and that of a nation.
The classic Japanese manga series makes the jump from 2D to 3D, and makes it look easy.
Bring Down the Walls suggests that the dance floor can provide liberation from oppressive judicial policies.
Steve McQueen, Wes Anderson and Im Sang-soo were all set to compete at this year’s festival.
This year’s Thessaloniki Documentary Festival will explore the origins and evolution of an internet phenomenon.
A career-best Simon Pegg and a Sudanese teen movie we’re also on the menu at this year’s GFF.
Taiwanese master Tsai Ming-liang returns with a profound, meditative poem on the human need for connection.
Sally Potter’s hallucinatory, meandering road movie will test your patience to breaking point.
A woman catches up with three close friends in this charming situational drama from South Korea’s Hong Sang-soo.
Abel Ferrara sends Willem Dafoe off into the snowy wilds of Russia in this punishing metaphysical dream.
By Jack King
David France’s vital documentary interrogates the ongoing queer genocide in the Russian republic.
An ancient myth underpins German director Christian Petzold’s wishy-washy romantic drama.
There’s shades of John Cassavetes in Canadian writer/director Kazik Radwanski’s elevated character study.
By Lou Thomas
Yoon Sung-hyun offers a fatalistic glimpse of a near-future South Korea in this anxiety-inducing crime thriller.
Kelly Reichardt trains her meticulous eye on 1820s Oregon in this sublime companion piece to 2006’s Old Joy.