Writer/director Martin Rodríguez Redondo’s debut feature film Marilyn tells the story of a young man struggling with his sexual identity in a society that refuses to understand or accept.
Calvache’s film is a heart-pounding thriller that will leave you on the edge of your seat. It’s brilliantly directed with some terrific cinematography and excellent story telling. Lead actress Noëlle Schönwald delivers a powerful performance.
Documentaries, feature films, movies directed by women, Spanish-language cinema and more. Here are my SXSW Film Festival picks.
The Pad Project empowers women in a rural town in India to create and sell their own sanity pads and overcome the stigma of menstruation.
Academy Award nominated documentary takes a look at the rescue efforts to save Libyan refugees as they cross the Mediterranean in search of a better life.
A meta docu-fiction film from South Africa explores the making of itself. A reenactment with amazing shots of KwaZulu Natal region of South Africa. #Slamdance25
Completely comprised of home video footage, recordings and photos, a new Polish documentary tells the story of the tragic Beksinski family.
Shot on location in George, Dede is a quiet, unassuming film with a powerful message about hurtful traditions. Stunning cinematography.
One of the first LGBTQ films to come from Finland, A Moment in the Reeds a quiet story with a few moments of real intensity.
Surprising and revelatory, this Isreali documentary takes a look at a transgender woman’s transition and how it changes the family dynamic.
The Man Who Feels No Pain is a hip action movie with kick ass slow motion sequences, infectious music, and a lead actor who is poised for stardom.