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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.
Revisiting Safi Faye, One of Africa’s Most Underrated Female Filmmakers
“On Happiness Road” Beautifully Embodies Taiwan’s Existential Malaise
Review: “Everyday Hero” Honors the Life Works of Guo Jian Nan
Interview: “Liyana” Directors Aaron and Amanda Kopp on Crafting a Film That Empowers Swazi Orphans
Review: “The Enigma of Arrival” is a Darker Take on the Coming of Age Story
Review: “The Song of the Tree” Is Like “La La Land” With Central Asian Nomads
The 10 Best Song Kang-ho Movies, Ranked
Review: “The Negotiation” Is A Psychological Roller Coaster Highlighting Korean Corruption