Though often abstract and full of hidden meanings, art is also beautiful and meaningful in its simplest forms, which is something that Lucille Kim captures in Between Temporal and Permanent Histories of Pain.
The first feature film by documentarian Baljit Sangra, Because We Are Girls is an examination of how the devastating effects of sexual abuse can cross generations, cultures and continents.
Asako I and II stars Erika Karata as Asako, a university student who meets a dreamy club DJ named Baku (Masahiro Higashide) at an art gallery in Osaka. After a brief but intense whirlwind romance, Baku disappears.
Writer-director Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir has many pleasures
Writer Jamie Michaels and artist Doug Fedrau’s graphic novel Christie Pits uses the comic book medium to explore racism in Canada.