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Monsoon

By Fatima Sheriff

Henry Golding embarks on a personal journey to his ancestral homeland in Hong Khaou’s soothing drama.

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Barking Dogs Never Bite

By Anton Bitel

Bong Joon-ho’s wryly funny social commentary is released for the first time in the UK courtesy of Curzon.

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Rocks

By Rogan Graham

Sarah Gavron gives the coming-of-age drama a vital shot in the arm with a film of rare empathy and joy.

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Residue

By Ryan Coleman

Merawi Gerima’s stunning debut feature sees a young filmmaker return home to a rapidly gentrified Washington DC.

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White Riot

By Adam Woodward

The story of how Rock Against Racism combatted fascism in ’70s Britain has some disturbing contemporary parallels.

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The Painted Bird

By David Jenkins

A young boy navigates a war-ravaged landscape in Czech director Václav Marhoul’s bleak opus.

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Max Richter’s Sleep

By Thomas Hobbs

Max Richter’s eight-hour concept album is brought to life via Natalie Johns’s immersive concert film.

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Isadora’s Children

By Josh Slater-Williams

Damien Manivel’s drama captures the grace and poise of pioneering choreographer Isadora Duncan.

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Koko-di Koko-da

By Anton Bitel

A grieving couple embark on a camping trip in writer/director Johannes Nyholm’s folkloric psychological horror.

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Bill & Ted Face the Music

By Charles Bramesco

The Wyld Stallyns return after nearly three decades out of the saddle. The result could hardly be more excellent.

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I’m Thinking of Ending Things

By Hannah Woodhead

Charlie Kaufman presents a mind-bending psychodrama about a young woman’s journey to meet her boyfriend’s parents.

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Matthias & Maxime

By Hannah Woodhead

Xavier Dolan returns to his Québécois roots with this lilting reflection on lost youth and unspoken love.

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Rising Phoenix

By Lillian Crawford

This powerful documentary charts the history of the Paralympics and its positive impact on disability representation.

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She Dies Tomorrow

By Lillian Crawford

Amy Seimetz’s neon-soaked danse macabre is one of the year’s most chilling and effective horrors.

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An Easy Girl

By Lillian Crawford

This sun-bleached, Cannes-set romantic drama from director Rebecca Zlotowski is not to be missed.

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Babyteeth

By Hannah Woodhead

A young cancer patient falls for a local hustler in this striking debut from Australian director Shannon Murphy.

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Pinocchio

By Lillian Crawford

Matteo Garrone’s live-action retelling of the classic Italian fairy tale is a dream come true.

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