House of Hummingbird (South Korea, 2018)

Female directors are slowly beginning to gain more prominence in the male-dominated field of South Korean Cinema. Kim Bora is one of many emerging female directors in recent years, and her debut feature, House of […]

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on Aug, 15 · in Reviews

Call for Papers – Special Issue of SARE on World Building and the Asian Imagination

As a nascent field of inquiry, subcreation studies is rooted in the creation and exploration of imaginary worlds. Relegated to the background of narrative-driven cultural productions, subcreation studies focuses on the frameworks created by storytellers […]

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on Aug, 13 · in News

New York Asian Film Festival 2020 Goes Virtual from August 28 – September 12

The 19th edition of the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) will be a special virtual edition running from August 28 to September 12, 2020. The festival can be streamed through the Smart Cinema app. […]

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on Aug, 11 · in News

Knife in the Clear Water (China, 2016)

Knife in the Clear Water is set in Ningxia, northwest of China, in a remote mountainous village called Xihaigu. As an independent filmmaker, Wang Xuebo wanted to ensure the authenticity of the production by casting […]

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on Aug, 09 · in Reviews

A Girl Missing (Japan, 2019)

Koji Fukada made a name for himself in the 2016 Cannes Film Festival when his film, Harmonium, won the Jury Prize under the Un Certain Regard category. His latest project, A Girl Missing reunites him […]

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on Aug, 08 · in Reviews

#Alive (South Korea, 2020)

South Korean cinema’s zombie outbreak continues apace with #Alive, a taut thriller which takes a locked down approach to depicting a rapidly escalating crisis.  As is often the case with zombie movies, #Alive has proved […]

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on Aug, 07 · in Reviews

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