Enjoyably leftfield Iranian road movie
A Utopian slice of small-town life from 2011 by Aki Kaurismäki
Prize-winning Swiss film starring talented Ukrainian gymnast explores talent, expectation and the pain of exile
Rich and immersive Oscar-nominated Norwegian romantic comedy
Touching and warm-hearted 2021 British movie Ali and Ava is well worth seeking out
Moving Danish animated documentary about the experience of an Afghan man finding asylum in the West
moving and engaging documentary film about one family’s desperate struggle to flee Afghanistan
January 2022 Cultural Round-Up; Reading Plans for 2022; Additions to the TBR
Japan’s entry for the 2021 Academy Awards is a dialogue-heavy meditation on grief, betrayal and art.
Japan’s Studio Ghibli can be relied on for a visual treat for all ages.