Film Festivals 2016

A Flickering Truth (2015)

Director: Pietra Brettkelly

The fourth feature-length offering from New Zealand documentary filmmaker Pietra Brettkelly (Maori Boy Genius, NZIFF12) is her most ambitious project... Read more

A War (2015)

Director: Tobias Lindholm
Starring: Tuva Novotny, Charlotte Munck, Soren Malling, Pilou Asbaek

A tense, measured investigation of the moral ambiguity of combat, Tobias Lindholms rattling new military drama has already proven its international r... Read more

After the Storm (2016)

Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda
Starring: Hiroshi Abe, Taiyo Yoshizawa, Yoko Maki

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child supp... Read more

Aquarius (2016)

Director: Kleber Mendonca Filho
Starring: Sonia Braga, Maeve Jinkings, Irandhir Santos

Clara (Sonia Braga - "Kiss of the Spider Woman"), a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Reci... Read more

Arabian Nights 1,2,3 (2015)

Director: Miguel Gomes
Starring: Crista Alfaiate, Dinarte Branco, Miguel Gomes

Arabian Nights is a monumental and dazzlingly original three-part film by Miguel Gomes (Tabu) that uses the structure of one thousand and one nights i... Read more

Embrace (2016)

Director: Taryn Brumfitt

This rousing documentary by Australian body image activist Taryn Brumfitt should prove a most effective tool in her popular campaign to counteract the... Read more

Equity (2016)

Director: Meera Menon
Starring: Anna Gunn, James Purefoy

Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad) dons power suits to star in a female-centric thriller set on Wall Street& Equity is a smart thriller set in the corporate wor... Read more

Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)

Director: Richard Linklater
Starring: Tyler Hoechlin, Wyatt Russell, Glen Powell, Will Brittain, Zoey Deutch, Ryan Guz...

Can there be any doubt by now that Richard Linklater is Americas most relaxed and quietly ambitious filmmaker? After all but reinventing the coming-o... Read more

Francofonia (2015)

Director: Alexander Sokurov

Aleksandr Sokurov, best known for Russian Ark, his historical fantasia shot in the galleries of the Hermitage, moves his cameras now to the Louvre. Pr... Read more

Free to Run (2015)

Director: Pierre Morath

From the streets of New York to the trails of the Swiss Alps, from Sao Paolo to Paris, Peking or Sydney, men and women, champions or regular people& m... Read more