Is he – or is he not – the girl-murdering ‘beast’?

Mixed Media: Film

The Beast, directed and written by Michael PearceThe Wound (Inxeba), directed and co-written by John Trengove.

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NI 512 - Public ownership rises again - May, 2018
Doing it for themselves – Trafficked circus workers set up their own Circus Kathmandu.

Mixed Media: Film

Even When I Fall, co-directed by Kate McLarnon and Sky Neal; 120 BPM (Beats Per Minute), directed and co-written by Robin Campillo.

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NI 511 - Humanitarianism under attack - April, 2018
Holding up in an unkind world: Lelio’s A Fantastic Woman is detailed, convincing and moving.

Mixed Media: Film

A Fantastic Woman, written and directed by Sebastián Lelio; Custody (Jusqu’à la garde), written and directed by Xavier Legrand.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018

Mixed Media: Best of 2017

What a year! We’re all in need of some light relief – here we pick out the top films, books and music reviewed by New Internationalist in 2017

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018
Liangzi woos Tao, with the help of  a BMW, in Jia Zhangke’s brilliant Mountains May Depart.

Mixed Media: Film

Mountains May Depart, by Jia Zhangke, and Makala, by Emmanuel Gras are reviewed this month.

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018
Dolores Huerta, mobilizing farm workers in 1960s US.

Mixed Media: Film

Dolores directed by Peter Bratt; Félicité directed and co-written by Alain Gomis.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017
Rungano Nyoni brings feminist intent to her debut film about a girl accused of witchcraft.

Mixed Media: Film

I Am Not a Witch, directed and written by Rungano Nyoni; Menashe, directed and co-written by Joshua Z Weinstein

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017
Kills on Wheels – an entertaining thriller that overthrows expectations.

Mixed Media: Films

Tramontane directed and written by Vatche Boulghourjian; Kills on Wheels directed and written by Attila Till.

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
Three Palestinian women. One flat. Several cultures. And a  splendid debut from Maysaloun Hamoud.

Mixed Media: Films

In Between; Quest; ¿Donde estás María?

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017

Mixed Media: Film - Hot Docs

Our pick from the 2017 Toronto Hot Docs – the largest documentary film festival in the world

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NI 504 - The Equality Effect - July, 2017
Closer to home than you think – textile industry exploitation in 
Rahul Jain’s eye-opening Machines.

Mixed Media: Films

Machines; The Other Side of Hope: what should be on your watchlist this month.

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NI 503 - Homelessness - June, 2017
Park Chan-wook’s film adaptation is as smart, sumptuous and sexy as Waters’ original.

Mixed media: film reviews

The Handmaiden; Frantz: have a look at the film reviews of the month.

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NI 502 - West Papua - Freedom in sight? - May, 2017
Absorbing, interconnected stories in Kelly Reichardt’s Certain Women.

Mixed media: film reviews

Certain Women, directed by Kelly Reichardt; Elle, directed by Paul Verhoeven; Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins.

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NI 500 - The exceptionally brave - 500th issue - March, 2017

Mixed Media: Film

Cameraperson, directed by Kirsten Johnson; Twentieth Century Women, directed by Mike Mills.

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NI 499 - African village - January, 2017
Chicago women launch a sex-strike for peace in Spike Lee’s turbulent and exuberant Chi-Raq.

Mixed Media: Films

Malcolm Lewis reviews Chi-Raq and The Unknown Girl.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016
I, Daniel Blake is Ken Loach at his best.

Mixed Media: Films

I, Daniel Blake, directed by Ken Loach; The Innocents, directed and co-written by Anne Fontaine.

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NI 497 - Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears - November, 2016
Arquímedes and son, up to no good in The Clan.

Mixed media: Films

The Clan, directed and co-written by Pablo Trapero; Urban Hymn, directed by Michael Caton-Jones.

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NI 496 - World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories - October, 2016
Chancers or hostages? Film stars Choi Eun-hee  and husband Shin Sang-ok.

Mixed Media: Films

The Lovers and the Despot, directed and written by Ross Adam and Robert Cannan; The Confession, directed by Ashish Ghadiali.

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NI 495 - Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist - September, 2016

HotDocs Festival - Film review special

Richard Swift reviews some of the best offerings at the world's largest documentary film festival.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
Carnal, comic and weirdly believable – Tale of Tales.

Mixed Media: Films

Tale of Tales, directed by Matteo Garrone; Where to Invade Next, directed by Michael Moore; Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare), directed by Gianfranco Rosi.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
Arielle Holmes is Harley in this gritty autobiography.

Mixed Media: Films

Suburra, directed by Stefano Sollima; Heaven Knows What, directed by Ben and Joshua Safdie; Mustang, directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Dheepan – a man of many talents.

Mixed Media: Films

Dheepan, directed by Jacques Audiard; The Measure of a Man, directed by Stéphane Brizé; Our Little Sister, directed by Kore-eda Hirokazu.

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016
Old photographs of Chile’s original people form part of Patricio Guzmán’s beautiful sad elegy.

Mixed Media: Films

The Pearl Button, directed by Patricio Guzmán; The Survivalist, directed by Stephen Fingleton.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Public ownership rises again May, 2018
Humanitarianism under attack April, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
Humans vs robots November, 2017
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
The Equality Effect July, 2017
Homelessness June, 2017
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
African village January, 2017
The coming war on China December, 2016
Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears November, 2016
World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories October, 2016
Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
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