Asian film, media, and culture

Interview with VIDEOPHOBIA Director Daisuke Miyazaki [OAFF 2020]

One of the highlights of the Osaka Asian Film Festival 2020 was VIDEOPHOBIA, the latest work of Daisuke Miyazaki. A frequent visitor to Osaka, many of his works are youth-focused, with Yamato (California) (2016) and […]

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on Apr, 07 · in Interviews

Call for Papers – Streaming and Screen Culture in Asia-Pacific

To the surprise of analyst expectations, at the end of 2019 Netflix recorded a record-high growth in subscribers and revenue outside of the United States, specifically in its Asia-Pacific region. The growth in this region […]

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on Apr, 06 · in News

Reiko and the Dolphin (Japan, 2019) [OAFF 2020]

Pink film director Shinji Imaoka delivers a downbeat indie drama that has its roots in the 1995 Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake. Written at the time of the disaster, Imaoka had just made his debut as a […]

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on Apr, 05

Kickstart This – Coming Back Sunny by Noriko Yuasa

Noriko Yuasa is currently raising funds for her latest independent short film Coming Back Sunny which focuses on a color-blind schoolgirl. Riria Kojima plays prematurely jaded seventeen-year-old Shiori, who is suddenly able to see the […]

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on Apr, 04

Yan (Japan, 2019) [OAFF 2020]

Japan and Taiwan have the sort of close ties that embody all aspects of the hurt and joy of human relations. From language to politics, Japan’s time as colonial ruler to the post-war economics of […]

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on Apr, 03

I Will Make You Mine (USA, 2020)

I Will Make You Mine completes what could be described as an accidental indie trilogy were it not for how this poignant and quietly purposeful finale came about. Written and directed by Dave Boyle, previous […]

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on Mar, 30

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