A single mother and a childless morgue technician are bound together by their relationship to a little girl they have reanimated from the dead. An inspired feminine reworking of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein...
The swelteringly hot acid trip of a sex-obsessed, terminally-online gay man and his conveniently placed cat. A cocky commentary on censorship, dictatorship and repression.
Juan González, Fernando Martínez, a.k.a. Burnin' Percebes
Juan finds out his best friend was a golem all along in this delightful sci-fi comedy from Spain’s absurdist duo Burnin’ Percebes: Juan González and Nando Martínez.
Teenager Jani and a talking catfish named Kiefer may oppose a tyrannical world of nuclear reactors and military curfews, where people are utterly devoid of empathy.
In this nightmarish essay film, Graeme Arnfield weaves the history of the doorbell together with that of home-invasion cinema and labour struggles in the 19th century.
In Olivier Godin’s latest, Ducarmel is a firefighter and a poet. But when he dreams, he isn’t himself, but rather the best basketball player of them all in a bizarre, dreamy world.
Maria Estela Paiso
A spellbinding short that is one part pandemic diary, two part experimental travelogue. Maya goes back to her home province Zambales to confront her terrifying childhood home… filled with hailing amphibian...
The middle-aged, down-and-out editor-in-chief of a science fiction magazine embarks on a final journey to find aliens in this delightful, deadpan mockumentary.
A prehistoric hominid getting ready to leave his home to work as a migrant worker overseas. When his passport goes missing, he ponders his place in the Philippines.
C.J. "Fiery" Obasi
An ancient water deity reigns over progress and power in this stunning African saga. Winner of a jury prize at this year’s Sundance, the first Nigerian production ever to be awarded at the festival.
Sophomore university student Nanamori joins the Plushies Club, where he is encouraged to discuss his feelings with stuffed animals, in Yurina Kaneko’s gently provocative, gender-conscious youth film.
Struggling Foley artist Eva grows a horsetail in the pursuit of the perfect equine sound in this kinky gender-bending fantasia.
Fran (Daisy Ridley), an isolated office drone, strikes an uneasy friendship with a new co-worker. A dark, moving drama about stepping out of one’s shell.
Teenager Ly and her cousins get blazing high before a boisterous Thanksgiving gathering at their auntie’s. A beautifully nostalgic portrait of diasporic upbringing in the mid-aughts.