Zero (Japan/USA, 2020)

Zero, or Observational Film #9 Seishin 0, is New York based Japanese documentary filmmaker Kazuhiro Soda’s follow up to his 2008 film Observational Film #2 Mental. Soda pre-signs every film he makes with ‘Observational Film […]

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on Apr, 26 · in Reviews

A Banana? At This Time of Night? (Japan, 2018) [Japan Foundation Film Tour 2020]

A Banana? At This Time of Night? is adapted from the eponymous debut non-fiction book by acclaimed author Watanabe Kazufumi whose work primarily focuses on physical disabilities and social welfare issues prevalent in Japan. Set […]

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on Feb, 15 · in Reviews

My Dad is a Heel Wrestler (Japan, 2018) [Japan Foundation Film Tour 2020]

My Dad is a Heel Wrestler, the second feature by Kyohei Fujimura, is adapted from the popular picture book My Daddy’s Job is Baddie a.k.a. My Dad is a Heel Wrestler by Itabashi Masahiro and […]

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on Jan, 29 · in Reviews

Enslaving Ourselves to Digital Technology: On Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit’s 36 and Freelance

Over the last decade, one of the most singular cinematic voices in Asian Cinema has emerged from Thailand – thirty-five-year-old filmmaker Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit. Since his screenwriting and directorial debut in 2009, his films, a mixture […]

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on Dec, 22 · in Features


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