Kickstart This – Coming Back Sunny by Noriko Yuasa

Noriko Yuasa is currently raising funds for her latest independent short film Coming Back Sunny which focuses on a color-blind schoolgirl. Riria Kojima plays prematurely jaded seventeen-year-old Shiori, who is suddenly able to see the […]

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on Apr, 04 · in Features

I Will Make You Mine (USA, 2020)

I Will Make You Mine completes what could be described as an accidental indie trilogy were it not for how this poignant and quietly purposeful finale came about. Written and directed by Dave Boyle, previous […]

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on Mar, 30 · in Reviews

Extreme Job (South Korea, 2019) [NYAFF Winter Showcase 2020]

An early scene in Extreme Job finds the young daughter of beleaguered narcotics cop Captain Go (Ryu Seung-ryong) expressing her love of fried chicken on the basis that it is food for common people. Indeed, […]

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on Feb, 11 · in Reviews

Bento Harassment (Japan, 2019) [Japan Foundation Film Tour 2020]

Inspired by a blog that became hugely popular through the Japanese networking website Ameda, Renpei Tsukamoto’s comedy Bento Harassment combines inter-generational strife with foodie culture to mildly diverting effect. Slight in both storytelling and emotional […]

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on Jan, 28 · in Reviews

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