Kieron Corless hears film essayists (or are they?) Noël Burch and Allan Sekula chew over their epic and sobering new portrait of high-seas globalisation at Tate Modern.
Despite accusations of bloat, rivalry from alternative theatre and the exit of its illustrious director, Argentina’s foremost showcase of independent cinema still captures the national mood, says Maria Delgado.
Demetrios Matheou on this year’s Un Certain Regard winner, a powerful study of grief and abuse.
Geoff Andrew sees Take Shelter director Jeff Nichols close out this year’s Competition with an impressive Southern river adventure that owes a debt to Mark Twain.
Jonathan Romney hails the Tolstoy-esque simplicity of Sergei Loznitsa’s possibly bleak, certainly slow In the Fog – and the meta-Troma invention of Ashim Ahluwalia’s Miss Lovely.
Demetrios Matheou wonders at the French former wunderkind’s madly eclectic meta-movie – and, less happily, at a directorial feature debut from actress Sandrine Bonnaire.