César Díaz’s new drama Our Mothers/Nuestras madres tells the story of a young anthropologist reunited family members with the loved ones they lost during the Guatemalan genocide. And in doing so, he is about to uncover the truth about himself.
Based on the German religious sect Colonia Dignidad, Cristóbal León and Joaquín Cociña’s stop-animation feature film captures the pain of extreme isolation.
A short Czechian drama about a middle-aged man whose curiosity got the better of him as he finds himself hired for a mystery job.
Patricio Guzman offers poignant and emotionally resonant documentaries about the history of Chile. Seven films available to stream on OVID.tv.
An enthralling Polish drama about an ex-con who is sent away to a remote village where he pretends to be a Catholic priest. Nominated for a Best International Feature Film Academy Award
Guest review by Ally Russell. Big Fur is an enjoyable watch for Bigfoot believers, taxidermy enthusiasts, and environmentalists.
A Dog’s Death/La Muerte de un perro captures the social turmoil of a country in flux through its focus on the absurd actions of a microcosm of its upper middle class culture.
An interview with Canadian filmmaking duo Calvin Thomas and Yonah about their new film White Lie which recently premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.
TIFF interview with director Jahmil X.T. Qubeka and the cast of Knuckle City, Bongile Mantsai, Sivuyile Ngesi, Thembikile Komani and Faniswa Yisa.
Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire is a mesmerizing and atmospheric lesbian love story. Highly recommended.
The newest film from Portuguese director Tiago Guedes, A Herdade is a sprawling family saga. Gorgeously shot, firmly rooted in Portuguese culture but is overly long.
Norwegian film follows a talented teenager plagued with problems who loses herself through her involvement in Christian cults.
Set in the bucolic countryside of Germany, Pelican Blood tells the story of Wiebke, an adoptive mother and talented horse trainer. It’s at her horse camp there that she trains … Continue Reading TIFF: Pelican Blood
Directed by Federico Veiroj, The Moneychanger (Así habló el cambista) paints the portrait of a man who is simply up to no good.
Directed by Maria Sødahl and based on a true story, Hope is a heart-wrenching tale of a woman who must face her terminal cancer diagnosis and at the same time mend her broken relationship.
Director Jahmil X.T. Qubeka’s South African boxing film Knuckle City is a brutal story about an aging boxer who will do anything to survive.