Cinema Today

Featuring new films by established and upcoming international filmmakers, Cinema Today looks at the fast-changing perspectives of World Cinema. Look out for discoveries from countries such as the Czech Republic, Chile and Mexico, playing alongside the year’s most exciting titles from Sundance, Cannes, Venice and Locarno.

The Gospel According to André

Explore what makes iconic fashion editor André Leon Talley tick in this doc, a palette of inspiration from beginning to end.

Dir. Kate Novack
USA (2017)

The Guilty

This thriller follows its protagonist – an emergency dispatcher racing to rescue an abducted woman – minute by white-knuckle minute.

Dir. Gustav Möller
Denmark (2018)

The Image Book

Jean-Luc Godard’s Special Palme d’Or-winner is a poetic rumination like a bad dream on a stormy night.

Dir. Jean-Luc Godard
Switzerland (2018)

The Wolf House

Fleeing a fundamentalist colony seemed like a good idea, but Maria’s nightmare is only beginning. This animated tale is not for kids.

Dir. Cristóbal León and Joaquín Cociña
Chile (2018)

Transit

A refugee steals the identity of a dead writer, then finds himself haunted by his new self’s past, in this existentialist mystery.

Dir. Christian Petzold
Germany, France (2018)

Vox Lux

A piercing reflection on the turbulent anxieties of a pop star and, through her eyes, the tragedies that define an era.

Dir. Brady Corbet
USA (2018)

Winter Flies

Two rambunctious runaways take off into the frigid Czech countryside on a road trip to nowhere.

Dir. Olmo Omerzu
Czech Republic, Slovenia, Poland, Slovakia (2018)