Oblivion Verses (2017)

The aged protagonist of Alireza Khatami’s debut film is in some ways a lost and broken man. And yet he seems content; and through his job, which he takes very seriously, he has a purpose in life. But his little world is threatened by violent outside forces, by a re-emerging autocracy whose corruption and covert dealings won’t allow him to do his job properly.

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El soborno del cielo (2016)

In the Colombian film El soborno del cielo a clash of cultures unfolds between the ideals of a haughty and old-fashioned priest and the real-life problems his parishioners are faced with.

This satire is very enjoyable, despite a slow pace and some minor weaknesses in the writing.

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