A global array of exciting and challenging new works from talented and emerging filmmakers from around the world, all provocative and distinctive, and providing a perfect platform for dipping into cinematic stories that will impress, beguile and challenge in equal measure. The section offers an intriguing snapshot into new film trends from around the world, offering some bold, vibrant and exciting films. There are, of course, a vast array of new films from around the world constantly being revealed, and while we cannot hope to cover every film and even every country, this section allows a fascinating snapshot into both new talent but also themes and styles that may be developing. This year it ranges from a rare glimpse into commercial Russian cinema through to great new films from India, and from exciting and moving new Japanese animation through to visual treats from Taiwan and Nepal.

View all films in the World Perspectives strand here.