Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard star in Leos Carax’s bizarre, brazen musical – the Best Director–winning Cannes film on everyone’s lips.
A young Vietnamese-French woman is faced with the communist takeover of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
A bereaved single mother does battle with the Iranian justice system in this tense drama.
An explosive study of a woman unravelling, and awakening, amid religious intolerance, domestic indifference and gender-based persecution.
One of world cinema’s most famous locations becomes the backdrop for this intricate relationship drama by Mia Hansen-Løve.
This 1933 French realist classic is a humane and subversive exploration of child poverty, the limits of schooling and the sanctuary offered by love.
A wild, experimental provocation, this black-and-white film features charismatic director Jackie Raynal in an assemblage of unconnected, often-repeating scenes.
Feminism, media interrogation, relationships and exploratory art practices are showcased in this series spanning two continents and five decades.
This award-winning, stylistically bold documentary tells the story of an Afghan refugee’s coming home – and coming out – via animation and archival footage.
Olivia Martin McGuire parallels a grandfather’s journey to safety during the Cultural Revolution with his granddaughter’s fight for freedom in Hong Kong today.
Subtitled A Very Human Tech Doc, this timely documentary exposes the true cost of the gig economy quietly powering our everyday lives.
A man’s devotion to his wife is put to the ultimate test in this rare cinematic venture into the Horn of Africa.
The bold directorial debut of Portrait of a Lady on Fire actor Luàna Bajrami is a luminously kinetic depiction of teenage ennui and troublemaking.
Cannes’ 2020 Short Film Palme d’Or winner depicts the lengths a young man goes to in a bid to see his girlfriend one last time.
A Palestinian man’s relationship with his homeland is put to the test in this Un Certain Regard–premiering film from the award-winning director of The Band’s Visit.
As humans shoot for the stars, what do we lose along the way?
Vanessa Paradis, François Damiens and Valeria Bruni Tedeschi lead this charming, lovestruck comedy set in a port of northern France.
Stunningly restored in 4K, the sagacious second feature from Senegalese author turned filmmaker Ousmane Sembène cements his legacy as the ‘father of African film’.
Les Insoumuses tackle the French media’s sexism by taking playful aim at a misogynistic episode of a popular TV program hosted by Bernard Pivot.
Apichatpong Weerasethakul returns with this hotly anticipated English-language collaboration with Tilda Swinton, which won the 2021 Cannes Jury Prize.
A mysterious package reopens old wounds and breaks down walls of intergenerational silence in this drama about mothers and daughters, history and time.
On a slag heap that once belonged to a coalmine, revellers seek erotic gratification.
This timely, intelligent and emotional examination of state-sanctioned violence reveals a disturbingly universal story.
In Jacqueline Lentzou’s exceptional feature debut, an already strained father–daughter relationship is put under pressure.
Winner of the Silver Lion at the 2020 Venice Film Festival, this shocking, dystopian thriller is an incendiary indictment of class, racism and power that speaks to our times.
A young prison inmate is transformed into a modern-day Scheherazade in this electrifying tribute to the power of storytelling.
From the director of Golden Bear winner Fire at Sea comes an achingly poetic, humane meditation on life in the shadow of war and the Islamic State.
In the age of information overload, the challenge is to avoid drowning.
Céline Sciamma returns with a delicate tale of childhood and an intergenerational connection that crosses through time.
In this delightful slacker story, a young Parisian comic-book artist is on the hunt for stability, a career, self-confidence, love – but nothing seems to go her way.
Göteborg’s Best Feature Film winner fearlessly dissects the contemporary porn industry through the perspective of a young woman determined to be a star.
Nominated for Best International Feature Film at this year’s Oscars, this extraordinary account of a 1995 Bosnian massacre is powerful, essential viewing.
Laurie Anderson narrates the untold history of the women who blazed a trail through electronic music.
This DOK Leipzig Silver Dove for Short Documentary and Animated Film winner grapples with China’s one-child policy through a story about two friends.
Buckle up for the wildest, queerest car-fetish body-horror fable ever to win the Cannes Palme d’Or.
A family unravels while road-tripping near Death Valley in the California desert.
Christian Petzold’s reimagining of an ancient myth will pull you in with its shadowy undertow.