Kuldesak (Indonesia, 1999) [Aperture 2019]

On the surface, Kuldesak might look like a mish-mash of Western pop culture references that have been forcefully re-appropriated to then-contemporary urban Indonesia. Helmed by first-time directors Nan Triveni Achnas, Mira Lesmana, Rizal Mantovani, and […]

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on Jun, 10 · in Reviews

The Gentle Indifference of the World (Kazakhstan, 2018) [Aperture 2019]

Auteur director Adilkhan Yerzhanov has become a common fixture on the European and Asian festival circuit, making a name for himself as a unique voice in the sometimes-lacking post-soviet cinema of Kazakhstan. His latest feature, […]

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on Jun, 09 · in Reviews

Preview – Aperture: Asia & Pacific Film Festival 2019, London, June 4-13 & UK Tour, July-October

Day for Night is delighted to announce the programme for the 2019 edition of its Aperture: Asia & Pacific Film Festival. Aperture will run in London from 4-13 June with a line-up of 13 features, both new […]

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on May, 28 · in News

Diamond Island (Cambodia, 2016) [Aperture 2018]

Davy Chou’s first narrative feature Diamond Island is named after a luxury development over the bridge from Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. Hyped as a place of residential opulence and leisurely pleasure, it’s […]

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on Sep, 13 · in Reviews


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