Family in the Bubble (Finland/South Korea, 2017) [Real Asian 2018]

Director Minji Ma’s opening scenes, time-lapsed panoramic shots of downtown Seoul, South Korea, suggest a humming and pristine prosperity full of kinetic energy, but the forward momentum of her images is halted only by her […]

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Around India with a Movie Camera (UK, 2018)

In the not too distant past, the average school child in the United Kingdom was taught that the sun never sets on the British Empire. For centuries, such official ideology planted the assumptions of superiority […]

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on Sep, 24 · in Reviews

Sennan Asbestos Disaster (Japan, 2017) [JAPAN CUTS 2018]

Kazuo Hara, the director of Sennan Asbestos Disaster, hails from the tradition of dissenters in Japanese society, a man who has dedicated his career to zooming in his lens on governmental culpability while celebrating the […]

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on Jul, 20 · in Reviews

The Third Murder (Japan, 2017) [NYAFF 2018]

Hirokazu Kore-eda recently won the 2018 Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his latest film, Shoplifters, receiving mainstream media attention from many outlets for the first time. Those familiar with Kore-eda’s catalog already […]

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on Jun, 28 · in Reviews

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