Month: July 2020

Sacrifice (Japan, 2019) [JAPAN CUTS 2020]


After working with Makoto Shinozaki on 3.11 psychology/premonition drama Sharing (2014) and Kiyoshi Kurosawa on haunting ghost story Journey to the Shore (2015), Taku Tsuboi made his...

Kontora (Japan, 2019) [JAPAN CUTS 2020]


An isolated teenage girl enduring adolescent turmoil amidst a fractured family’s feud finds that the arrival of a mysterious mute man in her small town...

Honeygiver Among the Dogs (Bhutan, 2016)

Dechen Roder’s debut feature Honeygiver Among the Dogs is quite a unique film whose particular charm depends on its blend of seemingly incompatible approaches. Present...

Mirror Image (Taiwan, 2001)

Often a cinematic space for depicting low-level criminality or financial desperation, the pawn shop becomes a place to ruminate on fate in Hsiao Ya-chuan’s amiable...