Kabul, City in the Wind (Netherlands/Afghanistan/Japan/Germany, 2018) [Aperture 2019]

Aboozar Amini’s documentary Kabul, City in the Wind is a film with a metaphorically and literally apt title. Not only is Kabul a windy city, life in the city is a precarious affair akin to […]

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on Sep, 04 · in Reviews

Nakorn-Sawan (Thailand/South Korea/Germany, 2018) [Aperture 2019]

The emotion and intention that drove the making of Puangsoi Aksornsawang’s debut feature film are clear and affecting: the passing and memory of her mother. Nakorn-Sawan (meaning “paradise city”) is a work that is at […]

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on Jun, 24 · in Reviews

Poetic Voices: A Trip Through the Taiwanese Avant-garde of the 1960s [Aperture 2019]

Presented as part the 2019 Aperture: Asia and Pacific Film Festival, “Poetic Voices: A Trip Through the Taiwanese Avant-garde of the 1960s” is a collection of four short films that were recently researched and restored […]

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on Jun, 23 · in Reviews

The Open Door (Bhutan, 2018) [Aperture 2019]

I suspect that many readers will be unfamiliar with the emerging Bhutanese cinema, yet they might know the director of the short film The Open Door, Jamyang Jamtsho Wangchuk, as the teenage actor portraying the […]

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on Jun, 23 · in Reviews

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