Best World Cinema DVDs 2015

Posted on November 19th, 2015 in Recent posts by .

Songlines Best of 2015 World Cinema

World Cinema editor Yoram Allon selects his five favourite DVD releases from this year

Leviathan (Artificial Eye)
Zvyaginstev’s powerful indictment of corruption and cynicism in Putin’s Russia.
Reviewed in #106.


Silent Youth (Peccadillo Pictures)
Brave and challenging portrayal of homosexual desire in contemporary Berlin.
Reviewed in #107.


Pelo Malo (Axiom Films)
Fantastic performances in this smart interrogation of Latin American gender politics.
Reviewed in #107.


Timbuktu (Artificial Eye)
A cry from the heart that beautifully captures the current threat to Malian cultural identity.
Reviewed in #108.


Force Majuere (Artificial Eye)
A masterful family melodrama that expertly explores the nature of responsibility and sacrifice.
Reviewed in #109.



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