Asian film, media, and culture

Preview – Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival, June 29- July 1

The Seattle chapter of Taiwanese American Professionals (TAP) is proud to host the first Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival from Friday June 29 to Sunday July 1, 2018, at University of Washington and SIFF Uptown […]

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on Jun, 19 · in News

The Embodied Landscapes of Chloé Zhao’s Songs My Brothers Taught Me (USA, 2015) and The Rider (USA, 2017)

‘There simply are not enough films made about this place and these people.’ – Chloé Zhao[1] A people and a place In filmmaker Chloé Zhao’s statement above, ‘this place’ refers to the Pine Ridge Indian […]

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on Jun, 18 · in Features

Interview with the Cast and Crew of Filled with Steam [OAFF 2018]

At the Osaka Asian Film Festival, Filled with Steam (2017) was one of the films screened at the Housen section, a place reserved for films that received support from the Housen Cultural Foundation. This organisation […]

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on Jun, 09

The DMZ (South Korea, 2018)

While alone in the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, a young South Korean policewoman (Joo Minha) steps on a mine in independent film director In-chun Oh’s latest thriller, The DMZ. Armed only with […]

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on Jun, 07

Taxi Stories (China/Hong Kong/Indonesia/Netherlands, 2017)

What happens when two people from different countries or social backgrounds share an intimate space such as a taxi, knowing that their paths may never cross again? Can they truly connect as human beings by […]

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on Jun, 05

Parachute Homes: Maineland & Where Are You From (Both USA, 2017)

“Parachute Kids” is a term that denotes “children sent to a new country to live alone or with a caregiver while their parents remain in their home country,” at least according to Urban Dictionary.[1] The […]

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on Jun, 03

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