Turtle Rock (China, 2017) [CVF/BFI Southbank Chinese New Year 2019]

The documentary Turtle Rock, set in the mountain village of Tuan Yu Yan, may be artist Xiao Xiao’s first venture into filmmaking (Wu Wenguang and Hong Guo-Juin are credited as art advisors) but it continues […]

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A Way Out (China, 2017) [CVF/BFI Southbank Chinese New Year 2019]

A Way Out, a documentary directed Zheng Qiong and officially released in 2016 in China, has gained traction due to its newfound buzz in Chinese media and theater showings will continue across China in 2019. […]

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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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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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