Director Ira Sachs has found his greatest inspirations from cinema outside of the US.
Armed with a master’s degree and memberships to the Ukranian and European Film Academies, Nairman Aliev now represents his native country Ukraine in the Un Certain Regard program at Cannes.
Xavier Dolan is no stranger to the Cannes Film Festival—many of the wunderkind director’s eight feature films have premiered on the Croisette.
Based on the short story “Barn Burning” by Japanese author Haruki Murakami, Lee Chang-dong’s Burning is at once lyrical, poetic, and mysterious.
Nandita Das’ biopic, Manto, traces the history of Pakistan and India through the tumultuous years in the life of maverick writer Saadat Hasan Manto.
Continuing to explore her interest in lost souls, found elsewhere in her films The Holy Girl and The Headless Woman, Lucrecia Martel’s new feature Zama is an adaptation of Antonio Di Benedetto 1956 classic of Argentinean literature.
Fatih Akin’s Cannes hit In the Fade was recently shortlisted as one of nine finalists in the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar race.
Angels Wear White attempts to show the complexity and intricacies of social injustice while providing a social context for violence against women.
Olivier Assayas’ Personal Shopper is an attempt to evaluate cinema’s potential to represent and reflect upon the invisible.
Shahab Hosseini’s work with director Asghar Farhadi on his latest film, The Salesman, is in service of the heady themes of Arthur Miller’s original play.
Rape and revenge open a deadly game of cat-and-mouse in Paul Verhoeven’s Elle. The director reflects on making the film and what it says about destruction.