Lars is one of three youngsters in far-flung Niaqornat in northwest Greenland. Call it globalisation, but there’s something comforting and familiar ab(...)

We know Joachim Lafosse’s harrowing, award- winning new drama is headed toward an emotional abyss right from the start, when an overt(...)

Maho Yamada and Mikako Ichikawa in Naoko Ogigami’s Rent-a-Cat

A welcoming note in the programme for the upcoming Japanese Film Festival speaks of vernal beginnings and the coming of the cherry blossoms. On(...)