Rodnye (Close Relations)
Vitaly Mansky’s family feels the effects of the war with Russia even away from the battlefield. Scattered around both sides of the border, all are forced to wonder about their national identities.
Layer by layer, the Manshiye neighborhood is exposed on the beach between Tel Aviv and Jaffa. “Disappearances” addresses a place that has been concealed, its existence still alive and etched in the memories of its inhabitants.
The entry exams to La Femis, the prestigious French film school, actually expose the testers’ worries and dreams. Claire Simon’s latest film is about cineastes who are trying not to miss the next big talents.
In the Intense Now
Films shot by his mother in China in the beginning of the Maoist revolution send director João Moeira Salles on a philosophical-archival quest for the revolutionary spirit of 1968.
On the Road
As Wolf Alice tour Ireland and the UK, Michael Winterbottom follows the band, road crew, and fans, in a story of passion, creativity and music that transcends the separation of documentary and fiction.
At 70, Iggy Pop is still just as charismatic, and also surprisingly funny. He stars in this story of his band, the mythical Stooges, replete with rock legends, fans, and lots of great music.
Loznitsa’s camera follows thousands of tourists as they wander around concentration camps—armed with backpacks and selfie sticks—as if on just another outing. A gentle, precise and harrowing film, that raises difficult questions about Holocaust tourism.