“Behind the Mountains” is not just a film but a reflection of society’s complexities. It ultimately challenges viewers to question social norms, mental health, and the very essence of freedom.
Author: Dinho Roy
Shot in Senegal, Italy, and Morocco, “Io Capitano” premiered on September 6 in Venice’s Competition section.
Dive into a world of mystery, political intrigue, and societal reflection in Youssef Chebbi’s post-revolution Tunisia-set genre blend.
A film that defies easy categorization, French director Jean-Bernard Marlin’s sophomore feature screens in the Un Certain Regard strand of the 2023 Cannes Film Festival
The first feature film from Sudan ever to be selected for the main section of the Cannes Film Festival is subtle yet effective in its thematic dives.
Multidisciplinary artist Baloji’s feature film debut weaves a mesmerizing tale of cultural exploration, resilience, and the blurred lines between reality and fantasy.
Screening in the Cannes Film Festival main competition, this emotionally powerful film marks French-Senegalese director Ramata-Toulaye Sy as a filmmaker to watch.
The Moroccan director contrasts two different stories set in the harsh and unforgiving desert, but fails to blend them coherently or engagingly.
This sophisticated study of the intricate dynamics between a nanny and a little girl, opened the Critics’ Week section at the Cannes Film Festival 2023.
Catherine Corsini’s family drama offers a moving portrait of family bonds and individual journeys, but leaves viewers feeling unsatisfied with underdeveloped plot points and arcs.