Crowdfund This – Beer! Beer! by Fan Popo

Those who have been following news of China’s LGBTQ community will likely be aware of filmmaker and activist Fan Popo whose enlightening documentary works include Chinese Closet (2010), Mama Rainbow (2012) and its sequel Papa […]

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on Nov, 29 · in Features

Xiao Mei (Taiwan, 2018) [SDAFF 2018]

Early in Maren Hwang’s debut feature Xiao Mei, a few facts are firmly established concerning its title character – she’s a young drifter with few friends who works at a clothing store and is saddled […]

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on Nov, 09 · in Reviews

Trapped in the City of a Thousand Mountains (The Netherlands/China, 2018)

Filmed in the slipstream of China’s recent hip-hop explosion, David Verbeek’s short documentary Trapped in the City of a Thousand Mountains surveys the aspiring rappers of Chongqing as they strive for self-expression in a cultural […]

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on Oct, 30 · in Reviews

Kickstart This – Ms. Purple by Justin Chon

Billed as a heartfelt story about an Asian American girl who reconnects with her estranged brother during the final days of her father’s life, Ms. Purple is the latest feature from Justin Chon, who found […]

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on Oct, 27 · in Features


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