Suppressed upon release and stuck in obscurity for decades, the Vietnam War documentary F.T.A. has been restored.
Two Women Fall in Love in 1800s Upstate New York
The World to Come distinguishes itself from the recent spate of historical queer romances with poetic dialogue and a dreamy tone.
When UK Punk Rock Fought White Supremacy
In chronicling the Rock Against Racism movement of the ’70s, White Riot sounds a warning for our own times.
A Slippery Drama About the Uncertainty of Memory
In Hungary’s Oscar submission Preparations to be Together for an Unknown Period of Time, a woman is thrown into turmoil when the man she loves apparently doesn’t recognize her.
How Autistic People See the World, in Their Own Words
The Reason I Jump immerses viewers in the experiences of those on the spectrum.
A Japanese TV Host Searches for Meaningful Experience in Uzbekistan
In To the Ends of the Earth, Kiyoshi Kurosawa uses the techniques of horror movies to depict the alienation of being a tourist.
True Crime From a Family’s Point of View
Finding Yingying avoids exploiting a young woman’s abduction and murder by handling her case with compassion and delicacy.
Four Teachers Decide to Just Be Drunk All the Time
The Danish dramedy film Another Round is a dark but very funny movie about alcoholism.
A Tale of Colonial Development Versus Primeval Magic
The gorgeous Irish animated feature Wolfwalkers is perfect holiday family viewing.
A More Personal View of the Killing of Jamal Khashoggi
This year’s second documentary about the Saudi Arabian journalist, The Dissident focuses more on his life story.
An Elderly Painter Rediscovers His Passion in a Moving Animated Short
Canvas shows how art can connect different generations.
A Drummer Grapples With Hearing Loss
With a terrific lead performance by Riz Ahmed, the film “Sound of Metal” bridges the deaf and hearing worlds.