Screenings with subtitles
Films not in the English language will be screened with English subtitles. Please note, some films have scenes containing English dialogue without subtitles.
Dir-Scr hajooj kuka | Sudan-South Africa-Qatar-Germany
With his striking, gently comedic debut, set amidst an endless war in his beloved country, hajooj kuka announces himself as one of Sudan’s most unique cinematic voices.
Read more about aKasha
Dir-Scr Quarxx | France
Fans of New French Extremity take note, this mind-bending slice of transgressive perversity might just be the most outré horror film of the year.
Read more about All the Gods in the Sky
Dir Ted Kjellsson | Sweden
This wonderful Swedish sci-fi family drama unfolds on a huge spaceship that hosts just two human passengers… and an otherworldly lifeform.
Read more about Alone in Space
Dir-Prod Philippe Faucon | France
Philippe Faucon’s understated drama is a subtle and tender evocation of a friendship that develops between a lonely Senegalese immigrant and a French divorcée.
Read more about Amin
Dir-Scr Mahmoud Sabbagh | Saudi Arabia
When a middle-aged housewife learns her husband will take a second, younger spouse, she’s forced into drastic measures in this radical Saudi Arabian black comedy.
Read more about Amra and the Second Marriage
Dir Luis Ortega | Argentina-Spain
The controversial exploits of baby-faced Argentine serial killer Carlos Robledo Puch are exhilaratingly reinterpreted in this stylish biopic.
Read more about El Angel
Dir-Scr Markus Schleinzer | Austria-Luxembourg
The powerful story of Angelo Soliman, a forced Europeanised African who makes his way through Viennese society in the early 18th century without ever belonging.
Read more about Angelo
Dir Victor Kossakovsky | UK-Germany
‘Aquarela’ means watercolour in English, but that is too delicate a word to describe this stunning, sensory cinematic experience by Russian master Victor Kossakovsky.
Read more about Aquarela
Dir Joe Penna | Iceland
Mads Mikkelsen astounds in this gripping tale of one man’s gruelling fight for survival against the elements.
Read more about Arctic
Dir Ryusuke Hamaguchi | Japan-France
Do we ever really get over our first love? Asako is about to find out, in this quirky romantic drama with a dash of the uncanny.
Read more about Asako I & II
Dir-Scr Jia Zhang-ke | China-France
Heartbreak and resilience fuel this quietly epic saga, in which one woman’s fortitude and knack for crime carry her through a rapidly changing China.
Read more about Ash is Purest White
Dir Lee Hae-young | South Korea
Oldboy meets The Usual Suspects in this hall-of-mirrors thriller, as a dogged South Korean narcotics officer tries to smoke out a shadowy drug baron.
Read more about Believer
Dir-Scr Jane Magnusson | Sweden
This fascinating and unflinching study of the brilliance of Ingmar Bergman’s extraordinary career, is crafted around one of his most prolific and creatively fruitful years.
Read more about Bergman – A Year in a Life
Dir Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra | Colombia-Denmark-Mexico
The team behind Embrace of the Serpent chart the thrilling rise and fall of the indigenous Wayuu clan in remote Colombia.
Read more about Birds of Passage
Dir Ali Abbasi | Sweden
Prepare for a love story like no other in this audacious Scandinavian fantasy, based on a novel by the writer of Let the Right One In.
Read more about Border
Dir-Scr-Prod Azadi R Moghadam | Iran
Running a dating agency for single men and women in search of love, Mrs Sadri and her team face the challenges of brokering marriages in contemporary Iran.
Read more about The Broker
Dir Lee Chang-dong | South Korea
Lee Chang-dong (Poetry) wowed Cannes with this spellbinding, richly complex thriller about obsession, class conflict and suppressed male rage.
Read more about Burning
Dir-Scr Guto Parente | Brazil
The wealthy elite feed off the lower classes in a deliciously twisted Brazilian social satire that’s definitely not for the squeamish.
Read more about The Cannibal Club
Dir Nadine Labaki | Lebanon
Acclaimed Lebanese filmmaker Nadine Labaki delivers her most assured and affecting work yet with this astonishing and heart-wrenching depiction of life in the shadows.
Read more about Capernaum
Dir-Scr Arantxa Echevarría | Spain
Two teenage girls from a close-knit Roma community fall in love in this fresh and affecting coming-of-age romance from Spanish director Arantxa Echevarría.
Read more about Carmen and Lola
Dir Lila Avilés | Mexico-USA
Actor-turned-director Lila Avilés provides an engaging, behind-closed-doors look at the working environment of a chambermaid in one of Mexico City’s most luxurious hotels.
Read more about The Chambermaid
Dir-Scr Darko Štante | Slovenia
A teenage tearaway is forced to face up to his actions, and confront his burgeoning sexuality, in this provocative Slovenian coming-of-age tale.
Read more about Consequences
Dir Darya Zhuk | Belarus-Russia-Germany-USA
In mid-1990s Belarus, a mistake on a DJ’s forged American visa application forces some desperate cover-up attempts in this tough and tender comedy.
Read more about Crystal Swan
Dir Laura Bispuri | Italy-Germany-Switzerland
This powerful, Sardinian-set drama details the tug of love between two mothers, one biological and the other adoptive, as they fight over their young daughter.
Read more about Daughter of Mine
Dir-Scr Soudade Kaadan | Syria-Lebanon-France-Qatar
Soudade Kaadan’s moving drama unfolds in war-torn Syria, where a woman travels to the outskirts of Damascus and witnesses the fate of her countrypeople.
Read more about The Day I Lost My Shadow
Dir João Salaviza, Renée Nader Messora | Brazil-Portugal
Set in the indigenous Krahô community of Pedra Branca in Brazil, this atmospheric, visually poetic work depicts a young man’s realisation that he is in possession of shamanic gifts.
Read more about The Dead and the Others
Dir-Scr Cathy Yan | China
Cathy Yan’s freewheeling, mosaic-like multicultural comedy charts the misadventures of diverse Shanghai denizens, linked by a mysterious epidemic of porcine carcasses drifting towards the city’s harbour.
Read more about Dead Pigs
Dir-Scr Mohamed Ben Attia | Tunisia-Belgium-France-Qatar
When Sami begins to suffer migraines, his parents’ concern for their withdrawn son increases. Their anguish forms the unnerving backbone of Mohamed Ben Attia’s astute drama.
Read more about Dear Son
Dir-Scr Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt | Portugal-France-Brazil
Throwing fascism, colonialism and gender into a cinematic blender, Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt serve up a candyfloss farce that’s an absurdist delight.
Read more about Diamantino
Dir-Scr Michel Ocelot | France-Belgium-Germany
The great master of French animation, Michel Ocelot, returns to the Festival with his exquisite tale set in Paris during the Belle Epoque.
Read more about Dilili in Paris
Dir Matteo Garrone | Italy
Gomorrah director Matteo Garrone presents a masterful tale of twisted friendship, not-so-petty crime and revenge, set in a seedy coastal town on the outskirts of Rome.
Read more about Dogman
Dir-Scr Sergei Loznitsa | Germany-Ukraine-France-Netherlands-Romania
This disturbing new film from Sergei Loznitsa (My Joy, In the Fog) examines the civil conflict in Ukraine through the prism of black humour and the absurd.
Read more about Donbass
Dir Aleksey German Jr | Russia-Poland-Serbia
In this powerful account of the struggles of banned writer Sergei Dovlatov, Aleksey German Jr. provides an unusual insight into the literary world of Soviet Russia.
Read more about Dovlatov
Dir-Scr Marouan Omara, Johanna Domke | Germany-Egypt-Qatar
Stunning and surreal, this hybrid documentary finds a group of hotel staff reflecting on their life, hopes and dreams in a deserted Egyptian holiday resort.
Read more about Dream Away
Dir-Scr Markus Imhoof | Switzerland-Germany
Markus Imhoof blends the intensely personal with the socio-political to powerful effect in this documentary, a penetrating examination of how migrants are treated upon arrival in Europe.
Read more about Eldorado
Dir Emilio Fernández | Mexico
A glorious story of love and revolution from the Golden Age of Mexican cinema, beautifully restored and guaranteed to set the heart racing.
Read more about Enamorada
Dir-Scr Pieter Dumoulin, Timeau De Keyser | Belgium
Nothing is quite what it seems in this enigmatic mystery which promises to be one of the most original films of the year.
Read more about Etangs Noirs
Dir Ying Liang | Taiwan-Hong Kong (SAR of China)-Singapore-Malaysia
The personal cost of life in political exile is explored in this delicate drama about a controversial director and her family.
Read more about A Family Tour
Dir-Scr Xiaolu Guo | UK-China
Acclaimed writer and filmmaker Xiaolu Guo delivers another deeply intelligent and idiosyncratic essay, located between contemporary China and post-Brexit referendum London.
Read more about Five Men and a Caravaggio
Dir Ana Katz | Argentina-Brazil-France
A family holiday to a popular Brazilian beach resort doesn’t go quite as planned in this wry Argentine comedy from writer-director Ana Katz.
Read more about Florianopolis Dream
Dir-Scr Mariano Llinás | Argentina
A bold and beguiling cinematic adventure on a truly epic scale structured across three parts and six very different narrative episodes.
Read more about The Flower
Dir-Scr Naziha Arebi | Libya-UK-Netherlands-USA-Lebanon-Qatar-Canada
Charting six years of Libya’s nascent women’s football scene – a journey never short of obstacles – Freedom Fields celebrates the determination of an incredible team.
Read more about Freedom Fields
Dir Lukas Dhont | Belgium
A transgender teenager dreams of becoming a ballet dancer in this extraordinary coming-of-age story, which won the Queer Palm at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
Read more about Girl
Dir-Scr Eva Husson | France
Golshifteh Farahani gives a soulful performance as a battalion leader in Eva Husson’s (Bang Gang, LFF 2015) rousing tribute to female Kurdish fighters.
Read more about Girls of the Sun
Dir Linda Hambäck | Sweden
It’s the ultimate mash-up, as Nordic Noir meets family animation, when Gordon and Paddy join forces to solve the case of the missing nuts.
Read more about Gordon & Paddy
Dir Gustav Möller | Denmark
A flawed cop and a woman at the end of his phone line dominate this superb Sundance Audience Award-winning nerve-shredder that will leave you adrenalin-addled and thought-provoked.
Read more about The Guilty
Dir-Scr Alice Rohrwacher | Italy
Alice Rohrwacher follows The Wonders with a delightfully singular time and genre-bending rumination on the fate of innocence when faced with corruption and greed.
Read more about Happy as Lazzaro
Dir Ingmar Bergman | Sweden
Restored for the centenary of Ingmar Bergman’s birth, the espionage drama that he requested to remain unshown during his lifetime finally returns to the screen.
Read more about High Tension
Dir-Scr Valéry Rosier, Méryl Fortunat-Rossi | Belgium-France
It’s summer. The Tour de France is coming and senior fans arrive in their camper vans in this endearing documentary that revels in its visual humour.
Read more about Holy Tour
Dir-Prod-Scr Suba Sivakumaran | Sri Lanka
A surreal and disturbing tale centred on two divided villages in a civil war where women are unable to conceive and a remedy is desperately sought.
Read more about House of My Fathers
Dir-Scr Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kervern | France
French anarcho-japesters Benoît Delépine and Gustave Kervern (Aaltra, Mammuth) return with a satire about dreams and delusions, starring Jean Dujardin as a man on a misguided mission.
Read more about I Feel Good
Dir-Scr Jean-Luc Godard | Switzerland-France
Jean-Luc Godard pushes his exploration of words, sounds and images to vivid new extremes in this complex, dizzying mix of film, essay and collage.
Read more about The Image Book
Dir Catherine Corsini | France
Rising star Virginie Efira headlines Catherine Corsini’s powerful, moving drama about how the torments of love are carried on from generation to generation.
Read more about An Impossible Love
Dir Thomas Stuber | Germany
Toni Erdmann star Sandra Hüller returns to the screen in this poetic workplace romance, set in the seemingly banal universe of a wholesale supermarket.
Read more about In the Aisles
Dir-Scr Celia Rico Clavellino | Spain-France
The sense of loss experienced by a mother and daughter is thoughtfully conveyed in this intimate, tender drama from first-time director Celia Rico Clavellino.
Read more about Journey to a Mother’s Room
Dir Joachim Lafosse | Belgium-France
The director of After Love ventures into new territory with a drama about a mother and son taking to horseback in search of reconciliation.
Read more about Keep Going
Dir Yann Gonzalez | France-Switzerland-Mexico
If you only see one arthouse slasher movie set in the gay porn industry this year, you had better make sure it’s this one.
Read more about Knife + Heart
Dir-Scr Shin Dong-seok | South Korea
Writer-director Shin Dong-seok delivers a devastating debut, an emotionally wrenching family drama that heralds a serious new voice in cinema.
Read more about Last Child
Dir Yim Soon-rye | South Korea
A young woman jettisons city life for a rural existence, producing a lot of mouthwatering food along the way in this charming take on the quarter-life crisis.
Read more about Little Forest
Dir-Scr Ognjen Glavonić | Serbia-France-Croatia-Iran-Qatar
Vlada is employed to drive an unidentified cargo to Belgrade, but is forced to use back roads on his journey into a heart of darkness.
Read more about The Load
Dir-Scr Bi Gan | China-Taiwan-France
A dazzling dive into a noir-like dreamscape singles out Bi Gan’s partially 3D feature as the most intoxicating cinematic experience of the year.
Read more about Long Day’s Journey into Night
Dir-Scr Machérie Ekwa Bahango | Congo-France
Machérie Ekwa Bahango’s directorial debut is a compassionate and acutely observed portrait of homelessness experienced by young people in Kinshasa.
Read more about Maki’la
Dir-Scr Nandita Das | India
Acclaimed filmmaker Nandita Das returns to the Festival with an intelligent biopic that might be set in 1947, but holds up a mirror to contemporary issues in South Asia.
Read more about Manto
Dir-Scr Timo Tjahjanto | Indonesia
Join Timo Tjahjanto, one of Indonesian cinema’s rising genre filmmakers, for a hair-raising journey into the heart of the supernatural.
Read more about May the Devil Take You
Dir-Scr Mia Hansen-Løve | France
Mia Hansen-Løve (Things to Come, Eden) crafts a beguiling, India-set road movie about a French journalist recovering from severe PTSD, following his abduction in Syria.
Read more about Maya
Dir Sara Blecher | South Africa
Sara Blecher (Ayanda, LFF 2015) returns with a markedly different film – a groundbreaking, multi-cultural African gangster thriller.
Read more about Mayfair
Dir-Scr Mamoru Hosoda | Japan
LFF favourite Mamoru Hosoda’s (The Boy and the Beast, Wolf Children) rapturous and fantastical take on childhood is an animation of great beauty and insight.
Read more about Mirai
Dir-Scr Natalia Cabral, Oriol Estrada | Dominican Republic
A quinceañera celebration is nothing but nerve-racking for teenage Miriam, in this nuanced film that tackles race and class tensions in the Dominican Republic.
Read more about Miriam Lies
Dir Alonso Ruizpalacios | Mexico
Gael García Bernal stars in this dazzlingly enjoyable heist thriller about an ambitious plan to loot one of the World’s most famous museums.
Read more about Museum
Dir Dennison Ramalho | Brazil
A morgue worker breaks the unspoken code of the dead, with terrifying consequences, in this evocative and idiosyncratic Brazilian chiller.
Read more about The Nightshifter
Dir-Scr Olivier Assayas | France
Juliette Binoche and Guillaume Canet lead the cast in Olivier Assayas’ latest film, which is a wryly comic look at the quandaries of the publishing world.
Read more about Non-Fiction
Dir Hikaru Toda | UK-Japan-France
Hikaru Toda’s involving documentary reveals the hidden side of Japanese society, highlighting the diverse human-rights work done by the country’s first LGBT law firm.
Read more about Of Love & Law
Dir-Scr Susana Nobre | Portugal-France
This generous and soothing portrait depicts the early days of parenthood, as a mother engages in caring for her newborn daughter.
Read more about Ordinary Time
Dir-Scr Jean-Paul Civeyrac | France
Oh, to be young, intense, romantic and profoundly cinephilic – Jean-Paul Civeyrac’s drama captures it all, in a story of a filmmaker’s years of apprenticeship.
Read more about A Paris Education
Dir Jaime Rosales | Spain-France-Denmark
In his most accessible film to date, acclaimed Spanish filmmaker Jaime Rosales tells the tale of a morbidly dysfunctional family. Petra has never known the identity of her father.
Read more about Petra
Dir Hector Babenco | Brazil
Like a bullet to the heart, Hector Babenco’s visceral portrait of the brutalisation of children and teenagers has lost none of its power.
Read more about Pixote
Dir-Prod Jimmy Henderson | Cambodia
An innocent man sentenced to rot in a Cambodian jail is released for the sadistic pleasure of twisted trophy hunters and forced to fight – or die.
Read more about The Prey
Dir-Scr Vitaly Mansky | Latvia-Switzerland-Czech Republic
Based on material he shot of Yeltsin, Gorbachev and Putin in 1999-2000, Vitaly Mansky’s film is both an extraordinary portrait and a compelling historical document.
Read more about Putin’s Witnesses
Dir John Andreas Andersen | Norway
Could reports of subterranean tremors beneath the city of Oslo predict a catastrophic earthquake is imminent? This sequel to The Wave (LFF 2015) is another tension-filled, high-stakes geo-thriller.
Read more about The Quake
Dir Valeria Bertuccelli, Fabiana Tiscornia | Argentina-Denmark
An actor negotiates a new play, a friend’s illness and a tricky home situation in this amusing tale where Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown meets Opening Night.
Read more about The Queen of Fear
Dir-Scr Carlos Vermut | Spain
This stylish, elegant and enigmatic feature by one of Spain’s most imaginative directors explores the notion of reality, imitation and artistic creation.
Read more about Quién te cantará
Dir Wanuri Kahiu | Kenya-South Africa-France-Lebanon-Norway-Netherlands-Germany-USA
Romantic sparks fly between the daughters of two opposing politicians in Wanuri Kahiu’s neon-bright story of forbidden love in Kenya.
Read more about Rafiki
Dir-Scr Marcus Lindeen | Sweden
Imagine Big Brother at sea, but with no evictions. Director Marcus Lindeen innovatively uncovers the human stories behind a 1970s social experiment, salaciously dubbed ‘The Sex Raft’.
Read more about The Raft
Dir Leena Yadav | India
In Old Delhi, a father decides to get his teenage son’s attention by posing as a pretty girl on social media.
Read more about Rajma Chawal
Dir Rodrigo Sorogoyen | Spain-France
Unravelling at a speed that rivals today’s news cycle, this Spanish neo-noir finds a local politician up to his neck in a party-wide corruption scandal.
Read more about The Realm
Dir-Scr Alfonso Cuarón | Mexico
Straight from the heart of Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity, Children of Men), this glorious reminiscence of a momentous year is a sumptuous black-and-white ode to the woman who shaped his early life.
Read more about Roma
Dir-Scr Camille Vidal-Naquet | France
The daily misfortunes of a lonesome rent boy are laid bare in this tough but tender portrait of life on the fringes of society.
Read more about Sauvage
Dir-Scr Sébastien Marnier | France
A precocious gang of unnervingly smart teens appear to be harbouring a dark and dangerous secret in this elusive French enigma.
Read more about School’s Out
Dir-Scr Jahmil XT Qubeka | South Africa
Confirming the promise he showed with his powerful Of Good Report (LFF 2013), Jahmil XT Qubeka delivers a superb thriller based on a true story.
Read more about Sew the Winter to My Skin
Dir Zhang Yimou | China
Blood spills on an immaculate shadowy landscape in this visually stunning martial arts thriller from Chinese master Zhang Yimou.
Read more about Shadow
Dir-Scr Philipp Jedicke | Germany
Self-proclaimed musical genius Chilly Gonzales is charismatic, complicated, conflicted and bursting with talent in this invigorating documentary.
Read more about Shut Up and Play the Piano
Dir-Scr René Clair | France
Though less well known than his comedies of the 1920s and early 1930s, René Clair’s first post-war film – a very funny cautionary tale – is arguably his masterpiece.
Read more about Silence is Golden
Dir Ivan Ayr | India
Feminist policing, Indian style: Ivan Ayr’s refreshing, class-conscious debut considers the solidarity between a fiery female officer and her superior.
Read more about Soni
Dir Yoon Jong-bin | South Korea
How was a South Korean spy, codenamed ‘Black Venus’, able to ingratiate himself with the highest ranks of the DPRK, including Kim Jong-il himself?
Read more about The Spy Gone North
Dir Martin Skovbjerg | Denmark-Iceland
Martin Skovbjerg’s ambitious directorial debut offers a timely and provocative take on toxic friendship and the destructive power of extreme masculinity.
Read more about Sticks and Stones
Dir Wolfgang Fischer | Germany-Austria
A woman’s solo sailing journey turns into a deadly serious ethical dilemma in this unusual and taut political allegory.
Read more about Styx
Dir-Scr Qiu Sheng | China
Stand by Me meets Kafka in this dreamy treat from debut director Qiu Sheng, in which time is a flat pretzel.
Read more about Suburban Birds
Dir Kirill Serebrennikov | Russia
Surreal at times, but always sincere, Russian provocateur Kirill Serebrennikov’s latest is a journey into the heart of the Soviet counterculture of the late 1980s.
Read more about Summer
Dir László Nemes | Hungary-France
László Nemes first film Son of Saul (Official Competiton, LFF 2015) debuted in competition at Cannes before winning the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar®. But Nemes doesn’t rest on his laurels with this feverishly ambitious second feature.
Read more about Sunset
Dir Ali Jaberansari | Iran-UK-Netherlands
Pitch-perfect deadpan humour helps paint a picture of Tehran as you’ve never seen it before, heralding an exciting new voice in contemporary Iranian cinema.
Read more about Tehran: City of Love
Dir-Prod-Scr Jafar Panahi | Iran
Eight years into his filmmaking ban, Iranian director Jafar Panahi delivers another perceptive sideways glance at the contradictions that exist in contemporary Iranian society.
Read more about Three Faces
Dir Paprika Steen | Denmark
Paprika Steen’s third foray behind the camera serves up a delectably funny slice of Christmas cheer, with The Killing’s Sofie Gråbøl sporting a truly outrageous perm.
Read more about That Time of Year
Dir-Scr Dominga Sotomayor | Chile-Brazil-Argentina-Netherlands-Qatar
After Pinochet’s fall, three youngsters drive up to a woodland commune below the Andes. The trip finds them questioning their life in this woozily gorgeous evocation of a Chilean summer.
Read more about Too Late to Die Young
Dir-Scr Adina Pintilie | Romania-Germany-Czech Republic-Bulgaria-France
Romanian director Adina Pintilie’s Berlin Golden Bear winner is a bold, quietly provocative drama about one woman struggling with her fear of intimacy.
Read more about Touch Me Not
Dir Rahi Anil Barve, Adesh Prasad | India
In old India, a greedy boy seeks out hidden riches in the dungeon beneath an ancestral house guarded by a terrifying deity.
Read more about Tumbbad
Dir-Scr Laura Luchetti | Italy
This beguiling drama, unfolding amidst the beauty of Sardinia’s sun-dappled landscape, charts the unlikely friendship between a traumatised woman and an illegal immigrant.
Read more about Twin Flower
Dir-Prod Iris Zaki | Israel-UK
When a documentary filmmaker interviews young Israelis about their settlement in the West Bank, the results are an urgent film of revealing and sometimes challenging conversations.
Read more about Unsettling
Dir Erik Poppe | Norway
Unfolding in real time in a single, devastating 72-minute take, Erik Poppe delivers a harrowing reconstruction of the massacre of 69 young people by Anders Behring Breivik.
Read more about Utøya – July 22
Dir Edoardo De Angelis | Italy
This is a gritty, gripping and ultimately uplifting depiction of a woman desperately striving to escape a life of vice and criminality.
Read more about The Vice of Hope
Dir Ralph Fiennes | UK-Serbia-France
Dance perfection meets political defection in director Ralph Fiennes’ intoxicating account of the young life of Rudolf Nureyev.
Read more about The White Crow
Dir Nuri Bilge Ceylan | Turkey-France-Germany
Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s follow-up to his Palme d’Or-winning Winter Sleep is a persuasive portrait of a young writer at odds with his hometown and family.
Read more about The Wild Pear Tree
Dir Olmo Omerzu | Czech Republic-Slovenia-Poland-Slovakia
Two teenagers embark on a quixotic journey in a stolen car across the Czech Republic in Olmo Omerzu’s bittersweet take on the road movie genre.
Read more about Winter Flies
Dir Benedikt Erlingsson | Iceland-France-Ukraine
Director Benedikt Erlingsson’s follow-up to the eccentric comedy Of Horses and Men is a similar genre-fluid trip, playfully steeped in Iceland’s heritage and landscape.
Read more about Woman at War
Dir-Scr A.B. Shawky | Egypt
Egyptian filmmaker A.B. Shawky makes his feature debut with this utterly unique road movie which charts the friendship between a leper and a young orphan.
Read more about Yomeddine
Dir Matthieu Bareyre | France
A young and politicised generation share their beliefs and worries in this galvanizing fresco set on the streets of Paris at night.
Read more about Young and Alive