The great names in cinema
FRANCE , Switzerland
| 107 minutes | 2017
The insane rantings of a Buddhist monk who’s adept at riling up the crowds. A documentary that uses its source material to examine the roots of evil. In his latest work, the Swiss director, sworn enemy of hatemongering authority figures, points his camera at a prominent Burmese monk: a radical preacher who advocates violence toward the Muslim minority of Myanmar, a country rarely in the news in the West. Using its subject’s own words to condemn him, this skin-crawlingly terrifying documentary features some truly horrific acts of violence. Not for the faint of heart.
A man of unshakeable conviction risks losing everything in this scathing indictment of a country whose citizens are subject to arbitrary arrests. Winner of...
IRAN | 107 minutes | 2017
Love makes you soar? No, but it can give you supernatural powers, at least according to the Norwegian director’s fourth feature. Joachim Trier (Oslo,...
NORWAY , France , Denmark , Sweden | 107 minutes | 2017
Denis Côté explores the world of bodybuilding, taking an affectionate look at overdeveloped men. These are men of few words and lots of muscles:...
CANADA | 107 minutes | 2017
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