Kickstart This – Ms. Purple by Justin Chon

Billed as a heartfelt story about an Asian American girl who reconnects with her estranged brother during the final days of her father’s life, Ms. Purple is the latest feature from Justin Chon, who found […]

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on Oct, 27 · in Features

Preview – Five Flavours Asian Film Festival, November 14-21

The Five Flavours Asian Film Festival is a yearly review of the cinema of East, Southeast, and South Asia. For the 12th time, the Festival presents a meticulous selection of films from the region – […]

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on Oct, 24 · in News

Kickstart This – I Will Make You Mine by Lynn Chen

In 2011, writer-director Dave Boyle introduced audiences to the mellow vibe of San Francisco musician Goh Nakamura in Surrogate Valentine, a disarming indie comedy in which the singer-songwriter played a fictionalized version of himself. Their […]

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on Sep, 17 · in Features

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

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