Asian film, media, and culture

Yamato (California) (Japan, 2016) [JAPAN CUTS, 2017]

The screener of Yamato (California) provided for reviewers comes with the request, “Please watch in the loudest volume possible!!” This leads one to expect that Daisuke Miyazaki’s tale of an aspiring rapper is going to be a […]

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on Jul, 20 · in Reviews

Summer Lights (France, 2016) [JAPAN CUTS 2017]

Summer Lights comes from the award-winning French filmmaker Jean-Gabriel Périot. His past work has consisted of non-fiction shorts about war, human rights, and political struggles. He continues to explore these issues here in his first fiction […]

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on Jul, 17 · in Reviews

Preview – Creative Visions: Hong Kong Cinema 1997-2017, TIFF Bell Lightbox, June 23-25

In partnership with Create Hong Kong and the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society with support from the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Toronto (HKETO), Reel Asian presents Creative Visions: Hong Kong Cinema […]

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on Jun, 09

Cartographic Acts & Spaces of Current (Independent) Philippine Filmmaking, Part 2

A review of select titles of the series ‘A New Golden Age: Contemporary Philippine Cinema’ at the Museum of Modern Art, June 1-25. Present in practically every national cinema is the interlocking relationship between countryside and […]

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on Jun, 06

Preview – New York Asian Film Festival 2017, June 30-July 16

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema have announced the complete lineup for the 16th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which will take place from June 30 to July 13 at the […]

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on Jun, 05

Cartographic Acts & Spaces of Current (Independent) Philippine Filmmaking, Part 1

A review of select titles of the series ‘A New Golden Age: Contemporary Philippine Cinema’ at the Museum of Modern Art, June 1-25. One would be hard-pressed to deny that the two most internationally known and […]

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on Jun, 03

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