A magical realist portrait of Mali under occupation, Abderrahmane Sissako’s Timbuktu makes for a surprisingly entertaining and satirical riddle of the sands.
Dragging Ethiopia into the modern age, Zeresenay Mehari’s Difret is a compelling account of two women fighting the strong arm of patriarchy.
This year’s BFI London Film Festival promises to be one of the most exciting yet. It has a stunning line-up of the best of the festival winners and new work from around the world: and its scheduling in October is at a crucially important time in the run-up to the awards season.Read More
With jury president producer James Schamus at the helm, the 64th Berlin Film Festival sees a lot of Eastern promise with Awards for both China and Japan.Read More