Samurai Marathon (Japan, 2019) [NYAFF 2019]

Every May in Annaka city, Gunma Prefecture, a marathon is held that claims to be the oldest in Japan. Its origins can be traced back to when Commodore Perry arrived off the coast of the […]

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on Jun, 27 · in Reviews

Poetic Voices: A Trip Through the Taiwanese Avant-garde of the 1960s [Aperture 2019]

Presented as part the 2019 Aperture: Asia and Pacific Film Festival, “Poetic Voices: A Trip Through the Taiwanese Avant-garde of the 1960s” is a collection of four short films that were recently researched and restored […]

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on Jun, 23 · in Reviews

Bulbul Can Sing (India, 2018) [LIFF 2019]

Rima Das is a self-taught filmmaker from India’s Assam state who typically writes, shoots, and edits her own films. She often works with non-professional actors while her award-winning films have been shot in her home […]

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on Jun, 12 · in Reviews

The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil (South Korea, 2019)

“Don’t let the devil win!” reads the tag-line of Lee Won-Tae’s glossy thriller wherein a gangster and a loose cannon cop team-up to catch a serial killer. Apparently based on a true story, the film […]

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on Jun, 08 · in Reviews

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