Wang Bing’s harrowing documentary proves the spirit of Bedlam lives on in modern day China.
An immersive, if overly ambiguous, psychological thriller.
Jeff Baena’s hilarious zom-rom-com is also a surprisingly sensitive examination of love, loss, and letting go.
Charlie Weaver Rolfe’s engaging debut is both an offbeat rom-com and a love letter to Bohemian Brighton.
A superb and visually stunning portrait of a remarkable man stuck in an unremarkable life.
Anthony Baxter’s powerful follow-up to “You’ve Been Trumped” explores the true cost of luxury golf resorts.
Sensitive central performances are a highlight of Kat Candler’s authentic coming-of-age tale.
A weighty exploration of the role of iconic buildings from a sextet of acclaimed directors.
A shockingly compassionate true story of love, illness, and redemption from the man who lived it.
Leah Meyerhoff’s sparkley candy coating conceals an acerbic modern fable.
Jan Soldat’s study of submission offers a striking insight into the psyche of modern Germany.
A fascinating insight into the developing role of social media in political activism.
An understated exploration of the dynamic balance of mysticism and morality.
This thoroughly charming documentary proves that “home” can be difficult to define.
Lluís Miñarro’s directorial debut is a visually sumptuous, surreal and sensual take on costume drama.
A beautifully-rendered, highly abstract portrayal of a family on the margins of society.
Gay activist filmmaker Bruce LaBruce’s experimental opera hits a few wrong notes.
A young boy takes his first steps into adulthood in this touching exploration of the mother-son bond.
Eli Roth’s satirical and stomach-churning tale of student activists versus cannibal tribe.
Gia Coppola’s directorial debut sees four troubled teens struggling with the difficult transition to adulthood.
A contemplative documentary that proves the journey really is more important than the destination.
First-time director Paul Harrill’s sensitive exploration of one woman’s attempt to escape the shackles of her privileged life.
An intimate exploration of the struggle between familial duty and personal freedom within Tel Aviv’s Orthodox community.
Ahead of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival, Julie Dawson writes frankly of her own experiences of depression.