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Spotlight: Oscar Nominees for Foreign Language Film

After a groundbreaking year for international films at the Oscars, we look back at past nominees for Best Foreign Language Film. In the words of Bong Joon-ho, “Once you get over the one-inch tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films.”

Spotlight: 92nd Academy Awards

This week marks the 92nd Academy Awards and 18 international films are nominated, in categories including Best Picture, Best Documentary, Best Director, Best Actor, and of course, Best International Feature.

Spotlight: British Academy Film Award Winners

The 2020 BAFTA ceremony takes place on Sunday, February 2nd. The BAFTAs, produced by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, aims to recognize the very best in film of the past year. We look back at past winners of the BAFTA for Best Film NOT in the English Language.

Spotlight: Films from Down Under

Australia Day is January 26th, and a fine occasion to celebrate the cinema of a country that has produced so many great films, directors, and actors. From beloved gems of independent cinema to a franchise which has spanned four decades, here are some of our favorite Aussie movies.

Spotlight: Sundance Film Festival Winners

The 2020 Sundance Film Festival, the largest independent film festival in the United States, is coming right up (January 23rd – February 2nd). In this week's Spotlight we look back at some of the past winners of World Cinema Grand Jury Prize and World Cinema Audience Award.

Danish movie from 2017: Last Men in Aleppo

Last Men in Aleppo

Feras Fayyad
2017 Denmark, Syria

Last Men in Aleppo
(De sidste mænd i Aleppo)

A searing example of boots-on-the-ground reportage — this film follows the efforts of the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization consisting of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush towards military strikes and attacks in the hope of saving lives.

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English movie from 2015: The Russian Woodpecker

The Russian Woodpecker

Chad Gracia
2015 Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA

The Russian Woodpecker

As his country is gripped by revolution and war, a Ukrainian victim of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster discovers a dark secret.

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English movie from 2013: Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

Maxim Pozdorovkin
2013 Russia, United Kingdom

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer
(Показательный процесс: История Pussy Riot)

In response to Putin's re-installment as president of Russia, a group of young, radical-feminist punk rockers entered Moscow’s most venerated cathedral and dared to sing “Mother Mary, Banish Putin!” Now they have become victims of a “show” trial.

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Spotlight: Federico Fellini

January 20th marks the centenary of the birth of Federico Fellini, who had such a profound impact on not only the cinema of Italy, but also the cinema of the entire world. Here is our tribute to the maestro and his prodigious legacy.

Spotlight: Golden Globe Award Winners

On the occasion of 77th Golden Globes Awards ceremony, hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, we look back at the winners of the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture in a Foreign Language over the last twelve years.

Spotlight: Our Favorite Films of 2019

Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite and Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory are on many critics’ year-end lists of the best films of 2019, but we wanted to draw your attention to titles you may have missed. Here are some of our favorite films released in the US in 2019 and now available for streaming. Happy viewing!

Spotlight: The Migrant Experience

International Migrants Day is this week (December 18th) and it seems like a good time to remember the importance of protecting migrants and their political rights. These excellent films provide some insight into what migrants across the globe go through in the hope of finding a better life.

Spotlight: Winter Inspiration

As we approach the first day of winter – and the shortest, darkest day of the year – let’s face it, the only good thing about this season is staying inside to watch movies. Check out Snowpiercer, Force Majeure, Winter Sleep, and other movies that make you glad you're indoors.

Norwegian movie from 2014: In Order of Disappearance

In Order of Disappearance

Hans Petter Moland
2014 Norway, Denmark, Sweden

In Order of Disappearance
(Kraftidioten)

Upstanding community leader Nils has just won an award for "Citizen of the Year" when he learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose.

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Spotlight: Jean-Luc Godard

Jean-Luc Godard, the legend behind the French New Wave, turns 89 this year on December 3rd! Celebrate his long career and his singular influence with this wide-ranging selection of his work from Breathless (1960) to The Image Book (2018).