Turtle Rock (China, 2017) [CVF/BFI Southbank Chinese New Year 2019]

The documentary Turtle Rock, set in the mountain village of Tuan Yu Yan, may be artist Xiao Xiao’s first venture into filmmaking (Wu Wenguang and Hong Guo-Juin are credited as art advisors) but it continues […]

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on Jan, 20 · in Reviews

Dreaming Murakami – 48-Hour Free Global Streaming Premiere

Festival favorite Dreaming Murakami will be released for worldwide streaming, free of charge, for 48 hours from 7pm (CET) on January 19th to 7pm (CET) on January 21st 2019. Dreaming Murakami broaches the work of […]

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on Jan, 18 · in News

A Way Out (China, 2017) [CVF/BFI Southbank Chinese New Year 2019]

A Way Out, a documentary directed Zheng Qiong and officially released in 2016 in China, has gained traction due to its newfound buzz in Chinese media and theater showings will continue across China in 2019. […]

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on Jan, 16 · in Reviews

Cemetery of Splendor (Thailand, 2015)

Cemetery of Splendor, director Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s follow-up to his Palme d’Or-winning Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010) and Mekong Hotel (2012), is a cosmically-paced meditation on memory, spiritual connection and dreaming. It […]

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on Jan, 15 · in Reviews

Didi’s Dream (China/Taiwan, 2017)

Comedian Shangguan Didi (Dee Hsu) makes a middling living out of appearances on stunt and gag-based comedy television shows, while being estranged from her much more successful actress sister Lingling (Lin Chi-ling). Didi’s first big […]

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on Jan, 14 · in Reviews

VCinema Call for Contributors

VCinema is currently seeking new writers to expand our team of enthusiastic contributors. Although our primary focus is movies, we are interested in all aspects of Asian popular culture and have previously covered such related fields […]

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on Jan, 12 · in News

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