What if witch trials happened in the 21st century, where magic was real?
How to say goodbye to your loved one after you’ve discovered your mind is to be ravaged by early onset dementia?
Aliaksei Paluyan’s documentary shot in Minsk during the anti government protests captures the horror of living a life under tyranny, writes Julia Ryder
In a crowded field, the lightness of this new Netflix series helps it to stand out. But themes of scapegoating mean it keeps its dark edge
Where did the world go? asks poet Simon Armitage in a ponderous voice
David Thorpe’s documentary Do I Sound Gay? follows his journey through speech therapy as he attempts to adjust his voice
This BBC documentary follows mayor Marvin Rees as he faces up to the Black Lives Matter movement. It’s interesting—and infuriating
The BBC is making a big deal of this new three-part prison drama—and not just because of its big name actors
In After Love, recently bereaved Mary Hussain discovers her husband’s secret life—and what she has in common with his other family, writes Sophie Squire
From the virtuosic guitarist, singer, and songwriter Mdou Moctar comes this musical and political tour de force
Raoul Peck takes an inventive approach to documentary-making with series Exterminate All the Brutes
Billie Piper wanted her first film to say something about sexism, parenthood and relationships—but what that something is isn’t clear
It takes courage to write about climate catastrophe as it’s likely to unfold—steadily but also suddenly, and with a huge loss of life, in every sense of the word
Extra Life explores previous global pandemics to learn lessons in the fight against Covid-19
This is a stunning book with an unfortunately horribly familiar theme—how to cope with a deadly pandemic
The family of a Romanian delivery driver teeters on the brink when his motorbike goes missing, in The Bike Thief
Beast Beast brings together the lives of three young people in what feels like a long hazy summer, coming-of-age drama.
A trans boy and his father go on the run in search of freedom, in this welcome exploration of the tensions that can accompany coming out
This film has won plaudits and awards because it resonates with life after a decade of loss—but it’s all just a bit too sentimental
Norwich’s finest export is back for a second series where he is so desperate to belong—in front of a TV camera