THE SWIMMERS

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MIND THE GAP | WORLD US, UK, 2022 | Director: Sally El Hosaini Yusra Mardini cherished one goal: To swim for Syria’s Olympic team. But that aspiration seemed dashed when her homeland’s civil war made her a refugee. Sally El Hosaini’s…

THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN

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LAUGH | WORLD Ireland, UK, US 2022, 114 min, Director: Martin McDonagh While civil war rages across Galway Bay, another kind of battle bursts forth on the tiny island of Inisherin when fiddler Colm (Brendan Gleeson) severs his friendship with…

STILL WORKING 9 TO 5

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LAUGH | MIND THE GAP | DOCS US 2021, 95 min, Directors: Camille Hardman, Gary Lane The iconic 1980 screwball feminist revenge comedy that put the plight of women office workers on blast steps back into the spotlight in this fun and fascinating…

THE PUPILS (LE PUPILLE)

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LAUGH | MIND THE GAP | SHORTS Italy 2022, 37 min, Director: Alice Rohrwacher From the very first frames of Alice Rohrwacher’s The Pupils, “a film clumsily and freely based on a letter the writer Elsa Morante sent to her friend Goffredo…

OINK (KNOR)

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LAUGH | MIND THE GAP | FAMILY Netherlands, Belgium 2022, 72 min, Director: Mascha Halberstad This delightfully Dutch stop-motion-animated feature is the story of Babs, a nine-year-old steadfast vegetarian who desperately wants a pet puppy.…

FOUR SAMOSAS

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LAUGH | US CINEMA US 2022, 80 min, Director: Ravi Kapoor Set in suburban L.A.’s “Little India,” Ravi Kapoor’s quirky heartfelt indie caper comedy follows Vinesh, aka Vinny (Venk Potula), a wannabe hip-hop artist who works in a sari…

EO

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LAUGH | WORLD Poland, Italy 2022, 86 min, Director: Jerzy Skolimowski Revered Polish filmmaker Jerzy Skolimowski creates a new way of seeing the world in a film that chronicles nature’s beauty alongside human kindness and cruelty, from a…