Saving Sally (Philippines, 2016) [NYAFF 2017]

Saving Sally is one of the most ambitious attempts at commercial filmmaking from the Philippines to date, and probably one of the best in terms of this level of popular ambition. It follows Marty (Enzo […]

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on Jun, 29 · in Reviews

We the Workers (China, 2017) [CVF 2017]

We the Workers provides an intimate look at the life and work of a labor organizer in time of crisis. At the center of the film are the staff members of the Haige Labour Center […]

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on May, 02 · in Reviews

She’s the Boss (Vietnam, 2017) [CAAMFest 2017]

She’s the Boss is Vietnam’s take on the Thai hit, ATM Er Rak Error (2012), which places romance in conflict with various security issues. Subject to the “no fraternization” policy of the bank where they […]

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on Mar, 10 · in Reviews

Sunday Beauty Queen (Philippines, 2016)

Sunday Beauty Queen features stories of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) in Hong Kong who gather on their weekly day-off, Sunday, and organize beauty contests as a fund-raising activity for an organization, the Bethune House, which […]

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on Mar, 03 · in Reviews

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