Films about Betty Davis, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Milford Graves were among the highlights of the 15th edition of IndieLisboa.
By Lydia Figes
Female-driven comedies such as The Marvellous Mrs Maisel and Funny Cow are challenging archaic notions about women on screen.
A thriller set in the 1970s world of Parisian porn tries to intellectualise its seedy story, but misses the mark.
This monumental new work from South Korean director Lee Chang-dong was well worth the eight-year wait.
Matteo Garrone returns to the crime-stained streets of southern Italy for his latest social realist parable.
This delightful Japanese anime is one of the highlights of this year’s Directors’ Fortnight programme.
Kevin Macdonald offers a rich and revealing glance back at the life of troubled pop sensation Whitney Houston.
This poignant treatise on love at first sight is one of the best films in the 2018 Cannes competition line-up.
By Ella Kemp
Cannes darling Stephane Brizé returns with a trudging, cacophonous insight into the guts of industrial activism.
Lars von Trier, provocateur at large, returns to the fray with a mad, bad and dangerous serial killer opus.
Spike Lee’s latest interrogation of racism in America is his most entertaining and thought-provoking film in years.
Alice Rohrwacher brings a touch of rustic magical realism to Cannes with an enigmatic film about a young Italian farmhand.
Movies and stories are everywhere in the beguiling new film by Iranian director Jafar Panahi.
This brilliant rites of passage drama from Belgium sees a trans girl fighting to become a career ballerina.
It’s party time in Gaspar Noé’s latest about a dance ensemble’s dizzying descent into hell.