Why Sarah Maldoror remains one of cinema’s greatest revolutionaries

By Pamela Hutchinson

The late filmmaker and poet was a pioneer of anti-colonial cinema, whose cry for freedom still resonates today.

A new animated short explores sexual envy from a female perspective

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Hungarian animator Nadja Andrasev reveals how personal experience informed her sensual new film Symbiosis.

The best new music documentaries to look out for this year

By Patrick Gamble

Films about Betty Davis, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Milford Graves were among the highlights of the 15th edition of IndieLisboa.

How the films of Jem Cohen reveal the true meaning of independent cinema

By Patrick Gamble

A recent retrospective at the IndieLisboa Film Festival highlighted the need for socially-conscious filmmaking.

The five best films from IndieLisboa 2016

By Josh Slater-Williams

From the story of an easily seduced movie sub-titler to an innovative study of exhuming the dead through acting.

A brilliant film about pregnancy plays at IndieLisboa

By Josh Slater-Williams

Olmo and the Seagull deserves its comparison to Rosemary’s Baby, despite being a very different beast.

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