18 Mar 2015 Director: Cate Shortland Germany 2012 109 min Lore is a brave, gripping and relentlessly absorbing footnote to the most brutal chapter in human history that shows the legacy of Nazism through the eyes of innocent children. Without the usual scenes of torture and carnage, it examines the post-war landscape of a defeated… Continue reading Lore

The Patience Stone

22 Oct 2014 Director: Atiq Rahimi Afghanistan, France, Germany, UK 2012 102 min In this drama from French-Afghan director Atiq Rahimi and based on his own prize-winning novel, a young Afghan woman (Golshifteh Farahani) struggles to care for her husband who has been incapacitated in a shooting. As food becomes short and a war wages… Continue reading The Patience Stone

The House I Live In

05 Nov 2014 Director: Eugene Jarecki UK 2012 108 min Eugene Jarecki launches an angry and personal attack, from the libertarian left, on America’s war on drugs. Jarecki’s contention is that this is a grotesquely wasteful public-works scheme creating paid activity for the police, the judiciary and the construction companies building prisons by packing poor… Continue reading The House I Live In