A film about Cape Town's environmental resources features a cast as diverse as breakdancers and wetland activists - and is being used as a study aid globally.
Two new screen productions show us the nuances of growing up in Arab and Muslim migrant communities. They're a refreshing look at stories too seldom told.
We don't want to have to think about our role in creating the individuals who commit violence. Amazingly, Joker asks us to.
The second feature from the creator of Brass Eye and Four Lions is a savage spoof on the FBI's counter-terrorism strategy.
Detailed analysis of 1,300 movies finds that women actors earn an average of US$1.1m or 25% less than their male colleagues.
The Spanish director's new film is a mischievously autobiographical commentary on the healing powers of art.
Pledges on gender parity are not worth the paper they are written on if selection processes remain secret.
Are our interests shifting away from film and towards TV series? As media changes, is there even a difference between TV and film?
This selection of films shows the problem of extremism in its complexity, examining how real people can become radicalised.
A new Australian film tells the story of one of the most iconic battles of the Vietnam war - but the film repeats disputed facts and interpretations.
Giving a movie subtitles or dubbing it into multiple languages makes commercial and cultural sense, but the process can be riddled with potential pitfalls.
A new film chronicling the impact of racism on Indigenous football star Adam Goodes is both a damning and hopeful portrait of contemporary Australia.
Francis Ford Coppola's 'final cut' of Apocalypse Now hits Australian cinemas this week. He joins a long list of directors who endlessly tinker with their work. But does it add anything to the films?
There was an outcry in the LGBT community when the ending of Fiona Shaw's bestselling novel was changed for the film.
Rumour has it British actress Lashana Lynch will play 007 in the next Bond film. If true, the move will be a welcome change to a franchise that has long remained the epitome of conservatism.
Conspiracy theorists claim NASA used the Apollo special camera to stage the moon landings in a studio and then slowed down the footage to make it look like there was less gravity.
Gothic texts are not all bloodsucking vampires and howling werewolves. An Australian Gothic tradition took root alongside colonisation, influencing writers from Marcus Clarke to Alexis Wright.
Standing out among the crowd of recent artist biopics, the new film Never Look Away peels back some unhelpful tropes that have blinkered our understanding of the artist's process.
Frozen smashed Disney stereotypes on its release in 2013. But six years later, its sequel will arrive in a very different cultural moment.
A flawless French film, a Macedonian parable and a documentary following alt-right strategist Steve Bannon are three of the stand out films from this year's festival.