Sea (Japan, 2018)

Years ago, I used to teach in in a media school and we used to joke that graduation films have three main interlinked topics – suicide, depression and rage. Kensei Takahashi’s debut feature Sea was […]

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on May, 12 · in Reviews

Ten Years Japan (Japan, 2018) [JAPAN CUTS 2019]

Ten Years Japan is the latest addition to the ‘Ten Years’ project which kicked off with Ten Years Hong Kong in 2015 and was followed by Ten Years Thailand in 2018. The premise of the […]

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on Jul, 22 · in Reviews

Last Night I Saw You Smiling (USA, 2018) [CAAMFest 2019]

Built in 1963 near the Bassac River in Phenom Penh, the White building was one of the major examples of New Khmer Architecture. This emblematic apartment block home survived the Khmer Rouge and was home […]

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on May, 08 · in Reviews

Ten Years Thailand (Thailand, 2018) [CAAMFest 2019]

Ten Years Thailand opens with George Orwell’s oft used quote, ‘Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past’. Linking the film to Orwell’s vision of a violent and dismal […]

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on May, 06 · in Reviews

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