Gurinder Chadha’s Springsteen-themed blockbuster Blinded by the Light is a poignant account of the class and racial ties that bind.
The ‘rave nostalgia’ film Beats provides an image of collective joy with politicised resonances in the present.
Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Palme d’Or-winning film focuses on an unusual Japanese family and their attempts to live in the cracks of a failing system.
Agnes Varda has died. Her last film is a reminder that those on the margins of society are often most worthy of the camera’s gaze.