Review: Fremont

Following Donya’s evacuation from Afghanistan ,where she worked as a translator for the US army, she is living alone in the town of Fremont, California. Donya has a lonely existence in an apartment block with other evacuees and she works in a Chinese fortune cookie factory. When Donya is surprisingly promoted to writing the fortunes she takes the opportunity to change her life. This is a gentle story full of heart and off beat comedy.

Review: The Worst Person in the World

A “coming of age film for grownups who still feel like they haven’t grown up”, Julie is a young woman struggling to navigate adult life – never quite seeing things through in her ever-changing professional life and especially her personal and love life. Winner of Cannes Best Actress, Renate Reinsve is outstanding as the troubled lead. Will she discover who she really is?

Review: Tori and Lokita

Full of heart and humanity this is the realistic story of Tori and Lokita, a pair of very young people from Africa struggling to survive with any semblance of dignity in Europe. Pressurised and pulled in all directions, they become the victims of a system which seeks to ruthlessly exploit the powerless for it’s own gain.