A filmmaker faces some home truths in this staggering, stylistically accomplished Cannes prize winner by auteur Nadav Lapid.
A tailor wrestles with his sexuality in this deeply felt film about the many forms that love can take within and outside a marriage.
Cannes’ Best Screenplay winner is a gripping, labyrinthine thriller that depicts the corruption and paranoia of Egypt’s religious and political elite.
A family escapes toxic Beirut for the idyllic countryside in this heartfelt, politically charged debut set in a near-future Lebanon.
In this Cannes Directors’ Fortnight feature debut, a humble Sudanese brickmaker has a magical side project: a mud golem with revolution on its mind.
Women’s liberation gets the high-stakes treatment in this slick Kurdish thriller about two sisters swindling their way to academic success.
A man’s devotion to his wife is put to the ultimate test in this rare cinematic venture into the Horn of Africa.
This engrossing, Cannes-premiering debut explores the trials and tribulations of a young Tunisian man in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution.
In this polemical Iranian noir, an intrepid female journalist hunts down a serial killer who believes he’s doing Allah’s work.
This panoramic family drama – which plays out like a Tehran-based take on Dickens or Zola – heralds one of Iran’s most exciting up-and-coming voices.
In Chad, where religion rules with an iron fist, a teenage girl seeks to end her pregnancy.
Un Certain Regard’s 2022 Best Screenplay winner is a disarming odd-couple story of middle age, male bonding and mental health in the Middle East.
Palestine’s stunning entry for the Best International Feature Film Oscar tangles with occupation and oppression in the contested Golan Heights region.
An elegant, intimate drama of sisterhood and generational conflict that explores the lives of three women on a Tunisian orchard.