Explore and connect the world through a cinematic lens
Pilot whale hunts are a long-held tradition in the Faroe Islands. Challenges to the hunt on the basis of mercury poisoning bring up deep questions...
Bavo Defurne is interested in the subtle emotions that film can capture with details of dialogue and visual depth. In this conversation, he talks about...
The Francophone world brings us some of the best animation out there. In this year's Oscar-nominated animated shorts, the French give us big laughs, with...
New York's Hasidic Jewish community has seen a recent resurgence of cinematic depictions.
Filmmakers Srour and Moskovitch find absurdity in the lives of a "minority within a minority"—Nazareth's Christian Arabs.
In Samanou Acheche Sahlstrøm's first feature length film, the writer/director takes on the difficult subject of euthanasia.
"Menashe" is the first Yiddish-language feature film to hit theaters since the Holocaust.
Rama Burshtein's sophomore film manages to make -- from a tired plot -- a lively comedy with a lot to say about Orthodox Jewish women...
"Berlinized" is a peek into the bizarre art culture that grew out of the fallen Berlin Wall.
Makoto Shinkai's 2016 film "Your Name" is a vibrantly-animated meditation on memory in Japanese culture, told through the story of a teenage body swap.
Netflix’s Highly Relatable “On Children” Is “Black Mirror” With Tiger Moms
Review: “The Spy Gone North” Is A Thrillingly Relevant Look at Korean Politics
A Closer Look at Ugandan Cinema
Interview: “Metal Politics Taiwan” Director Marco Wilms
How “A Taxi Driver” Helped Me Connect With My Family
Review: “BuyBust” is a Brutally Realistic Depiction of the Philippine Drug War
Interview: Freddy Lim, Rockstar Turned Legislator, Talks “Metal Politics Taiwan”
The African Film Heritage Project: Cinema’s Next Chapter