Aqerat (Malaysia, 2017)

Edmund Yeo’s sophomore feature, Aqerat, had its world premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival 2017 where it scooped him the Best Director Award and earned leading lady Daphne Low the Tokyo Gemstone Award for […]

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on Oct, 09 · in Reviews

River of Exploding Durians (Malaysia, 2014)

Edmund Yeo’s feature film debut, River of Exploding Durians, had its world premiere at the 2014 Tokyo International Film Festival. Already an experienced filmmaker after having made numerous shorts in both Japan and his home […]

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on Sep, 27 · in Reviews

Hanagatami (Japan, 2017) [JAPAN CUTS 2018]

Is there subject matter that film, as a medium, is better at capturing than others? Perhaps it is emotion. Or maybe memory. Filmmakers can examine them in many expressive ways with an incredible range of […]

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on Jul, 27 · in Reviews

Amiko (Japan, 2017) [JAPAN CUTS 2018]

Amiko is the directorial debut of Yoko Yamanaka, a twenty-year-old from Nagano whose indie film not only won the Audience Award and Hikari TV Award at the Pia Film Festival 2017, but was also featured […]

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on Jul, 26 · in Reviews


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