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

A Thousand Cuts (USA, 2020)

The alarm was sounded around the middle of the last decade on disinformation campaigns deemed to threaten social institutions founded on managing free-flowing information. It’s an issue that would have been resolved promptly if only […]

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on Aug, 06 · in Reviews

Shanghai Triad (China, 1995)

While many great filmmakers have emerged from China since the end of the Cultural Revolution, none have been able to surpass the prolific accomplishments of Zhang Yimou. Hailing as a Fifth Generation Chinese filmmaker, Zhang […]

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on Aug, 04 · in Reviews

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