Recently rediscovered and newly restored, Mohammad Reza Aslani’s unsung masterpiece of Iranian cinema, Chess of the Wind, evokes classic gothic dramas.
The feature-length debut from Iranian director Farnoosh Samadi, 180 Degree Rule, is a murky exploration of grieving and marital strife.
Although a lusciously shot melodrama, Where the Seagull Flies unfortunately plays out its story of love and loss by the book.
Get the Hell Out is an often fun, occasionally exhausting cinematic experience rife with bloody thrills, goofy comedy, and delightful self-awareness.
Punctuated by restlessly creative camerawork and a suspenseful narrative, A City Called Dragon is a thrilling wuxia sure to please newcomers and genre-fans.
While A Kid Like Jake is admirable in its choice of subject matter, it ends up being a milquetoast drama with no sense of style and little narrative coherence.
Alternating between heartfelt and frustrating, System Crasher features magnificent performances in an all too familiar narrative.
Jallikattu is an all-around abrasive viewing experience, but with enough satisfying chaos and visual bravado to make it worth a watch.
37 Seconds tells a somewhat conventional story with exceptional grace and empathy, challenging harmful stereotypes along the way.
Acclaimed in his home country of Japan but sadly obscure elsewhere, Keisuke Kinoshita is one of cinema’s most achingly human and underappreciated artists.