Asian film, media, and culture

NIGHTSCAPE (South Korea, 2017)

Inchun Oh’s NIGHTSCAPE presents a simple but admittedly scary situation via an ingenious application of first-person POV style. Found footage has been the weapon of choice of low budget filmmakers for some time now. Right […]

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on Aug, 13 · in Reviews

Call for Papers: Action Cinema Now International Conference, 12-14 April 2019, Reading and London UK

At a moment when the relationship between popular culture, politics and society is again being sharply debated, action cinema as a dominant form of mass cultural production demands to be re-examined, as does the critical […]

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on Aug, 07 · in News

Call for Papers: Capture Japan – Visual Culture and the Global Imagination

Contributions are now being accepted for a new edited book titled ‘Capture Japan: Visual Culture and the Global Imagination from 1952 to the Present’. The book aims to analyse, deconstruct and challenge representations of Japan […]

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on Aug, 06

ULAM: Main Dish (USA, 2017) [AAIFF 2018]

Arguably, nothing unites folk more than food: transcending a means to survive, food has become one of those cultural practices defining us as on a national level; our cuisines root themselves in memory and trigger […]

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on Aug, 03

Minding the Gap (USA, 2018) [AAIFF 2018]

For his emotional directorial debut, what began as a skate video for twenty-four-year-old Bing Liu became a portrait of three men — Kiere Johnson, Zack Mulligan, and Bing himself — and, through their distinct and […]

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on Aug, 01

Preview – First Program Announcements for the 12th Five Flavours Asian Film Festival, November 14-21

The eyes of the whole world keep turning towards Asia, whose political and cultural significance rapidly increases year by year. Once again, Five Flavours invites you to discover Asian reality from the inside. The Festival […]

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on Jul, 29

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