London East Asia Film Festival Unveils Full Programme for 5th Edition

The London East Asia Film Festival (LEAFF) celebrates its fifth edition in 2020. In keeping with the times, LEAFF presents a unique approach to its programme between 10th and 13th December. LEAFF 2020 opens with the […]

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on Dec, 04 · in News

To the Ends of the Earth (Japan/Uzbekistan/Qatar, 2019)

To the Ends of the Earth is an international co-production that was commissioned to commemorate 25 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Uzbekistan. It’s written and directed by horror auteur Kiyoshi Kurosawa, who eschews […]

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on Dec, 03 · in Reviews

Terracotta Distribution Launches the UK’s First VOD Platform for East Asian Cinema

Terracotta Distribution has launched the UK’s first Video On Demand (VOD) platform dedicated to East Asian cinema. The new streaming service will showcase a range of new and classic genre, art-house and indie films from […]

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on Nov, 27 · in News

Labyrinth of Cinema (Japan, 2019) [Reel Asian 2020]

For many film fans, Nobuhiko Obayashi will forever be remembered for his 1977 cult favourite House. Whilst House is perhaps him most famous feature, films such as The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (1983), Sada […]

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on Nov, 17 · in Reviews

Dust and Ashes (South Korea, 2019) [Reel Asian 2020]

South Korean filmmaker Park Hee-kwon marks his feature directing debut with Dust and Ashes, a study of an impoverished young woman struggling to make ends meet in the wake of personal tragedy. Produced on a […]

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on Nov, 16 · in Reviews

Get the Hell Out (Taiwan, 2020) [SDAFF 2020]

Wang I-Fan’s debut feature Get the Hell Out opens explosively and stylishly, like the entrance of a pro wrestling star in the arena. It promises chaos, blood and fun. The film delivers a sharp line […]

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on Nov, 13 · in Reviews

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