Asian film, media, and culture

Call for Papers – Special Issue of Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art on Bordering Hong Kong

The increasing importance of the problematic bordering in the questions posed to the social production of knowledge has given rise to what some scholars believe may be called a bordering turn. To be distinguished from […]

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on Feb, 24 · in News

Preview – Osaka Asian Film Festival 2020, March 6-15

The full line-up has been announced for the 15th Osaka Asian Film Festival (OAFF), which takes place from March 6-15, 2020. There are 64 selected films in total, the highest number ever for the festival, […]

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on Feb, 17 · in News

Eat Drink Man Woman (Taiwan, 1994) [NYAFF Winter Showcase 2020]

Ang Lee’s exquisite 1994 film, Eat Drink Man Woman is the third entry into what’s retrospectively referred to as the “Father Knows Best” trilogy, preceded by Pushing Hands (1991) and The Wedding Banquet (1993). It […]

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on Feb, 12

Extreme Job (South Korea, 2019) [NYAFF Winter Showcase 2020]

An early scene in Extreme Job finds the young daughter of beleaguered narcotics cop Captain Go (Ryu Seung-ryong) expressing her love of fried chicken on the basis that it is food for common people. Indeed, […]

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on Feb, 11

Preview – Erotic Grotesque Nonsense & the Foundations of Japan’s Cult Counterculture, London, February 13

In this illustrated lecture, Japanese cinema expert Jasper Sharp leads us into the feverish world of ero guro nansensu, a term abbreviated from the English “erotic grotesque nonsense” that first entered common parlance in Japan […]

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on Feb, 09

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 Feb, 06

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