The Road to Mandalay (Myanmar/Taiwan, 2016) [CVF 2017]

Though Midi Z left Myanmar at the age of sixteen in the late 1990s to work and study in Taiwan, eventually obtaining citizenship, he has in a sense never left his home country. Return to […]

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on May, 08 · in Reviews

Itinerant, Invasive, Independent: Selected Works by Ju Anqi [CVF 2017]

Opening this year’s Chinese Visual Festival in London is Beijing-based independent filmmaker-multimedia artist Ju Anqi’s latest work, the short film Drill Man (2016). Absurdist and seriocomic, it follows a young man (Li Binyuan) armed with […]

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on Apr, 29 · in Features

Of Time and the Image: A Preview of Select Asian Titles Screening at New Directors/New Films

Co-presented by The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the annual festival of emerging filmmakers making their debut, sophomore, or sometimes third-film efforts from around the world takes place this […]

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on Mar, 17 · in Features

Plastic China (China, 2016) [CAAMFest 2017]

Photographer-filmmaker Wang Jiuliang has, since 2008, been documenting the opposite end of economic development and consumption in his home country: waste, where it goes, who deals with it, and its multi-pronged impact on the population […]

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on Mar, 09 · in Reviews

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