Set in the People’s Republic of Congo in 1977, The Death of Comrade President is based on real events
Claustrophobic, stuck indoors and can’t get away from the children. That’s the setting for a new film that probes family life
The Perfect Candidate is a political fable with a kick. It tells the story of Maryam (Mila Al-Zahrani), a doctor living in Saudi Arabia who finds herself accidentally running for the local council.
Andy Warhol at the Tate Modern is the biggest exhibition of the US artist’s work for over two decades and has most of his famous works.
Bertolt Brecht’s classic master and servant comedy is given a gender-switched adaptation by award-winning novelist and playwright Denise Mina.
US chemical company Dupont spent years dumping the acid PFOA in a landfill in Parkersburg, West Virginia.
The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates combines powerful descriptions of slavery with a pacey plot and strong characters, writes?Sadie Robinson
Reflections of racism today are echoed in this adaptation of Malorie Blackman's series of young adult novels says Siobhan Brown
Escape from Pretoria is the extraordinary true story of two anti-apartheid activists. Moyra Samuels reviews the film—and speaks to two of those depicted in the film.
Greed, a new comedy starring Steve Coogan, shows up the vain and vacuous lives of billionaires. But it suffers from smug liberalism
This display explores Birmingham’s vibrant and varied history of protest and activism— from the Priestley Riots of 1791 to the LGBT+ campaigns of today.
Weather follows the story of an ordinary person coming to terms with climate catastrophe. It’s engaging, but not very hopeful, says Sophie Squire
These posters showed that black Americans—and their art, culture and education—were flourishing in just four decades after the civil war that ended slavery
A film about a journalist who uncovers famine in Ukraine could have fallen to smug pro-Westernism. But it has more to say
This film from Korea is winning plaudits as a strange, well-made dark comedy. But more than that, writes Irang Bak, its message about inequality is universal
The latest series of the sitcom-drama Man Like Mobeen is now on BBC3 catch-up, alongside the previous two seasons.
August, 1945. A coachload of children arrive at the Calgarth Estate by Lake Windermere, England.
A new BBC documentary is supposed to give an honest view of the benefits system. But it hides the real truth
As a bloody battle between Black Power and the US state raged in the late sixties, the movement enlisted some unlikely allies
The latest offering from the band Algiers encapsulates a period of chaos, war and struggle—but it’s also got a sense of resistance