James Benning invites us to contemplate Black history as he turns his structuralist lens on the first African American municipality in California.
Jennifer Connelly and Ben Whishaw star in this blackly comic debut about an ex–child star who attends a spiritual retreat in search of enlightenment.
Franco-Senegalese director Ramata-Toulaye Sy’s first longform work is a haunting fable of star-cross’d lovers set in a rural village.
This pulse-racing nonfiction thriller follows the individuals risking their lives to defect from North Korea and the pastor granting them passage.
A bachelor party takes a feral turn in this genre-defying debut from an exciting new Australian directing duo.
A Brazilian family caring for their ailing patriarch make a diabolical deal to shelter a drug don in this tense, darkly comic thriller.
Cynthia Erivo and Alia Shawkat shine in the stirring new work from Anthony Chen, which explores how friendship can salve the traumas of the past.
This delicate, absorbing portrait of motherhood follows a young Black woman caught up in a spiral of institutional disadvantage.
This stirring Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner chronicles the love story of a Chilean couple navigating Alzheimer’s disease.
This hypnotic, transcendental debut feature follows a young man’s mystical journey across a beguiling rural Vietnam.
The Aussie brothers behind 100 Bloody Acres mix frights and frivolity in recreating a 1970s talk show that goes straight to hell.
In this exceptional debut feature, a supernatural discovery transfigures two teenagers’ world of graffiti, grief and suburban exploration.
Julianne Moore and Natalie Portman team up in Todd Haynes’s perfectly camp melodrama that dredges up a sexual scandal.
This poetic, visually striking meditation on growing up under apartheid in South Africa is unlike any documentary memoir you’ve seen before.
Hirokazu Kore-eda’s tender answer to the question ‘Who’s the monster?’, awarded Best Screenplay and the Queer Palm at Cannes, will melt your heart.
In their quest to restore long-lost romance, two sisters learn that the course of true love never runs smoothly.
Direct from Cannes comes a charming, lo-fi fantasy caper for adults and children alike that’s destined for cult status.
In the southern Estonian woods, a group of women talk and embrace the soul-cleansing power of steam in this Sundance award-winning documentary.
Inspired by the director’s own brush with an obsessive fan, this stylish slasher offers meta-commentary on sexism and screen violence.
Following a tragedy at sea, the lives of two orphaned refugees and an Australian aid worker are inextricably woven together in this humanistic drama.
An elderly caravan-park resident tangles with a mysterious woman in this deliciously unpredictable horror debut from an Australian filmmaking duo.