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What’s in the Darkness

Young, female coming-of-age dramas are a rich seam for genre filmmakers, from Carrie to Ginger Snaps. But it’s rare to see such a young...

Sea of Clouds

Shot in Taiwan and structured around an interview with the artist Chen Chieh-jen, Sea of Clouds focuses on the public film screenings that took...

Ten Years

Hong Kong in 2025 is the setting for this hot-topic compendium of five short films that offer a speculative approach to the territory’s possible...

Life After Life

While gathering wood one day, a man’s son wanders off, returning later to announce that he is the spirit of his mother, the man’s...

Apprentice

Aiman is a young prison employee whose career has been heading in one direction with a momentum verging on the inevitable.Dir Boo Junfeng Prod Raymond...

Chinese cinema and Hollywood merge in “The Great Wall”

In recent years, Hollywood has been eying the Chinese movie audience as China is one of the largest international film markets, and the two...

Michelangelo Antonioni documentary on China: Chung Kuo – 1972

The documentary focuses primarily on the lives of contemporary working class Chinese people.A documentary on China, concentrating mainly on the faces of the people,...

MADE IN JAPAN – Three of the most representative films of the 2013 edition are from Japan

Three of the most representative films of the 2013 edition are from Japan: I Have to Buy New Shoes by Eriko Kitagawa, See You...

FAR EAST FILM FESTIVAL 15 – UDINE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS THE GREAT KIM DONG-HO!

UDINE – The gaze focused on the present and the future of Asian film, through 60 titles that draw on the best productions in...

Interview: Hou Hsiao Hsien

FLIGHT OF THE RED BALLOON is the first film in a series initiated by the president of Paris’ Musée d’Orsay, Serge Lemoine, and the...