Leading curated streaming platform MUBI announced today its September release slate of films and curated series from both emerging talent and acclaimed directors from across the globe. MUBI continues its ongoing commitment to exclusive new releases next month, with Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof’s allegory of authoritarianism A Man of Integrity — featured in the “Luminaries” strand.
Highlights from the September line-up are as follows:
[Luminaries] State-banned Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof – who was recently sentenced to a year in prison – nevertheless continues to make films that challenge corruption. The Un Certain Regard winner at Cannes 2017, A Man of Integrity is an allegory of authoritarianism that pulses with bold social critique.
A Man of Integrity — September 17— Exclusive
[Debuts] Phuttiphong Aroonpheng’s entrancing debut feature confronts the Rohingya refugee crisis through unexpected means. Manta Ray is both perplexingly hypnotic and a sharp political allegory. Winner of the 2018 Venice Horizons Award.
Manta Ray — September 26 — Exclusive