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

Filled with Steam (Japan, 2017) [OAFF 2018]

Filled With Steam is one of the latest works by Rina Tanaka, an up-and-coming filmmaker with a Masters from Tokyo University of the Arts, Film & New Media’s Directing course who already has a feature […]

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on May, 06

Party ’Round the Globe (Japan, 2017)

Honda (Gaku Imamura) is a silent man, who spends his days working at a small electronics company, and walking his dog Ringo. When Paul McCartney’s tour hits Tokyo, Honda finds himself on the road to […]

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on May, 05

Alifu, the Prince/ss (Taiwan, 2017) [CVF 2018]

As diversity and representation continues flourish as a growing issue on the global stage, cinema has taken a front seat in sharing stories of those who rarely get heard. In recent years, we have seen […]

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on May, 04

Mrs. Fang (China, 2017) [CVF 2018]

Mrs. Fang presents Wang Bing’s empathic cinematic practice at its most intimate in the face of a subject at its most opaque, with ‘subject’ referring to both a thinking, living self and a topic/matter. The […]

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on May, 03



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