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May 25, 2019
Director Ira Sachs has found his greatest inspirations from cinema outside of the US.
May 25, 2019
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. 
May 25, 2019
Xavier Dolan is no stranger to the Cannes Film Festival—many of the wunderkind director’s eight feature films have premiered on the Croisette.
November 14, 2018
Based on the short story “Barn Burning” by Japanese author Haruki Murakami, Lee Chang-dong’s Burning is at once lyrical, poetic, and mysterious.
May 24, 2018
Nandita Das’ biopic, Manto, traces the history of Pakistan and India through the tumultuous years in the life of maverick writer Saadat Hasan Manto.
May 8, 2018
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.
December 27, 2017
Fatih Akin’s Cannes hit In the Fade was recently shortlisted as one of nine finalists in the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar race.
September 27, 2017
Angels Wear White attempts to show the complexity and intricacies of social injustice while providing a social context for violence against women.
March 7, 2017
Olivier Assayas’ Personal Shopper is an attempt to evaluate cinema’s potential to represent and reflect upon the invisible.
January 26, 2017
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.
November 11, 2016
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.