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The political satire

Oslo Pix: Ruben Östlund: Triangle of Sadness
With Palme d'Or winner Triangle of Sadness, Swedish Ruben Östlund is even more bitingly satirical – and more directly political – than before.

The role model who fell

Elizabeth Meriwether: TV SERIES: The Dropout

An Italian photo cavalcade

PHOTO: Bruce Weber: The Treasure of his Youth: the photographs of Paolo di Paolo
It would be almost fifty years before Paolo di Paolo's daughter found the pictures his father had taken, and confronted him with his hitherto unknown past as a (Italian) celebrity photographer.

Arab film with political sting

ARAB FILM DAYS: Hany Abu-Assad, Mounia Akl: Huda's Salon / Costa Brava, Lebanon
The thriller Huda's Salon takes a feminist look at the position of women in the Israeli – occupied West Bank, while the distinctive family drama Costa Brava, Lebanon deals with Lebanon's ongoing waste crisis.

The struggle for Hong Kong democracy

DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT: Jennifer Ngo: Faceless
By following four young demonstrators, the documentary Faceless comes very close to the protest demonstrations in Hong Kong in 2019.

The legacy of Ruth Maier

ANTISEMITTISM: Elsa Kvamme: No more everyday
Elsa Kvamme's new documentary No more everyday life tells the story of Jewish Ruth Maier, who in no way has lost its relevance and importance.