Japan’s Studio Ghibli can be relied on for a visual treat for all ages.
A charming shortish documentary film on the street cats of Istanbul, and their relationships with the local people
An introduction to my end of year challenge – coinciding more or less with the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas – it’s Turkey month! Anything for a bad pun…
Intimate Australian biopic focusing on legendary rock god Michael Hutchence
Social media, tragedy and coming of age in modern-day Egypt
Thomas Vinterberg’s nuanced celebration of alcohol and friendship
A beautiful meditation on the seasons of life, set around a floating monastery.
What else I’ve been doing recently
Fascinating documentary following the day to day life of a political revolutionary in the West African state of Burundi
Very enjoyable romantic film from Niger