Spurred by political unrest in Thatcher’s Britain, the Black Audio Film Collective’s experimental cinema challenges form and culture to dismantle stereotype.
At the height of the ‘video nasty’ era, a tightly wound film censor begins to unravel in this clever and subversive ode to the genre.
Festival favourite Andrea Arnold gets up close and personal with a dairy cow to unveil a surprising and unknown world.
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.
Archival footage and media portrayal of violent civil disturbances in Birmingham are used to explore a broader picture of the Black experience in postwar Britain.
In a forest in England, Ben Wheatley builds the folk horror of your most feverish pandemic nightmares.
The campaign to free Julian Assange takes on intimate dimensions in this documentary portrait of an elderly man’s fight to save his son.
Ken Russell’s wild mash-up of Anglo-Saxon folklore and Bram Stoker’s final novel pits a baby-faced Hugh Grant and Peter Capaldi against a vampiric snake goddess.
This story of a Syrian refugee awaiting resettlement on a remote Scottish island is at once heart-wrenching and humorous.
In the 2021 Sundance Short Film Grand Jury Prize winner, a young girl stumbles upon secrets at her local church in Lagos.
Apichatpong Weerasethakul returns with this hotly anticipated English-language collaboration with Tilda Swinton, which won the 2021 Cannes Jury Prize.
This bruising, tender queer drama reminiscent of Beau Travail explores homophobia and repressed desire in the Apartheid-era South African military.
Routine is the only thing keeping Nestor afloat.
Loneliness is operatic in the latest film by Renee Zhan.
A daughter explores her mother’s complex punk legacy in this no-holds-barred documentary.
A Lynchian depiction of self-transformation in the social media age.
Undead bikies, wealthy witches, Satanic butlers and magic frogs. What more could you want from a cult post-Hammer horror?
This Sundance 2020 Audience Award winner is a revelatory, immersive adaptation of Naoki Higashida’s memoir of a neurodiverse life.
This unsettling chamber piece, while wearing the skin of a horror, is at heart a considered meditation on selflessness, loyalty and chronic illness.
Dramatic re-enactments, interviews and testimonies traverse and illuminate the life and death of Black American revolutionary Malcolm X.
Laurie Anderson narrates the untold history of the women who blazed a trail through electronic music.
Laura Dern is unforgettable in this 1986 Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner – now digitally restored – as a teen who pursues experiences she’s not really sure she wants.
When a new arrival is alienated by her peers at a girls’ orphanage, she exacts revenge by inventing an activity that takes gameplay to the extreme.
Go behind the music at the sunny Caribbean studio that birthed some of the biggest hits of the 1980s.
Jafar Panahi, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Laura Poitras and other global cinema heavyweights reflect on 2020 in this sweeping anthology film for the COVID age.