Preview – Doc Fortnight 2017 at MoMA, February 19-26

One of the most anticipated film series of the year for any docuphile is Doc Fortnight, the Museum of Modern Art’s international festival of nonfiction film and media. Doc Fortnight presents some of the most […]

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on Feb, 18 · in Announcements

Preview – CAAMFest 35, March 9th-19th, 2017

Film festivals can have an impact. If there was any doubt about this, check out a post on Phil Yu’s Angry Asian Man website by New Zealander director Roseanne Liang. In that post, Liang recalls a […]

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on Feb, 16 · in Announcements

Mrs. B., A North Korean Woman (France/South Korea, 2016)

North Korean forced migration has become a hot topic in the Western media. Largely driven by the publication of memoirs by several high-profile North Korean ‘defectors’, the plight of the North Korean citizenry and the […]

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on Feb, 15 · in Reviews

Journey to the West (France, 2015)

Taking its title from the legendary 16th century Chinese novel, which chronicled the travels of idealistic Buddhist monk Xuanzang around the regions of Central Asia and India, Jill Coulon’s documentary focuses on the modern pilgrimage […]

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on Feb, 13 · in Reviews

Interview with Huang Ji

Huang Ji is an award-winning independent filmmaker based in Beijing. Born in 1984 in Hunan Province, Huang made her name by focusing on the sexual exploits of China’s so-called “left-behind children” (a phenomenon when rural […]

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on Feb, 10 · in Features

Walking the Path of Carnage: A Profile of Meiko Kaji

In anticipation of her seventieth birthday in March, Japan Society presents a weekend-long film series devoted to Meiko Kaji, the grande dame of 1970s Japanese studio exploitation flicks. Guest-curated by Marc Walkow, the series consists […]

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on Feb, 09 · in Features

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