A dying single father seeks a new home for his son this week in Nowhere Special, a bereaved young woman travels to Ireland in I Never Cry and middle aged women take the daughter of a dead friend on holiday in Off The Rails. A dead man is sent back to Earth to find love in Here After, a teenager summons a vengeful spirit in Kandisha, a woman finds herself caught up in a strange experiment in Animosity and a prisoner's life depends on spinning a good yarn in Night Of The Kings. A new friendship leads to trouble for a pioneer woman in The World To Come, a Maori family struggles t recover after a forced adoption in Cousins, a man tries to prove his innocence in Plurality, and a man and his jacket hatch a killer plan in Deerskin - read what director Quentin Dupieux told us about it. Meanwhile a stroke threatens to separate an elderly couple in Two Of Us - see our interview with director Filippo Meneghetti - and violence on a housing estate threatens a family in A Good Woman Is Hard To Find. There's animated family fun in The Croods: A New Age and the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival is remembered in documentary Summer Of Soul (...Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised).


Ailey considers the life, work and legacy of the choreographer Link

When best friends are kidnapped, one goes back to try to save the other in The Boy Behind The Door Link

We're heading to the beach for this week's Streaming Spotlight Link Link

A teenager gets out of her depth when she summons a vengeful spirit in Kandisha Link

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Batman forms a pact with the police captain and district attorney in a bid to take down the head of a crime family... only to find he is also dealing with a serial killer.
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Two friends start holding up tour buses.


We've recently been at Cannes Film Festival, where A Radiant Girl screened. Ali & Ava is also premiering - read about what Clio Barnard said about the film. We're heading to the beach for this week's Streaming Spotlight. You can find additional suggestions to watch at home in our Stay-At-Home Seven. Plus we're looking forward to Fantasia.


Joyous rebellion Jonathan Taplin on Katharine Hepburn, Wim Wenders, Edward Hopper and The Magic Years: Scenes From A Rock-And-Roll Life

The wealth of a nation Jan Philipp Weyl on Running Against The Wind and the real Ethiopia

'I wanted to make something that was celebratory' Director Clio Barnard on Ali & Ava as she dials in to Cannes

The Tragedy Of Macbeth to open NYFF Joel Coen film stars Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand

EIFF announces Fest in the City line-up Free screenings include family films and classics

New Takashi Miike title to close Fantasia Final tranche of films revealed

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We're looking forward to the 25th edition of Fantasia, horror favourite Frightfest and the 55th edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

We've recently covered the Cannes Film Festival, Tribeca, the Cheltenham International Film Festival, Toronto 2SLGBTQ+ festival Inside Out, New York's Human Rights Watch Film Festival and New Directors/New Films.

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