Preview – New York Asian Film Festival Winter Showcase 2019, February 1-3 & 8-10

The inaugural edition of the New York Asian Film Festival Winter Showcase has a very timely theme. Everyone’s talking about “Crazy Rich Asians”, but what about the other side of the tracks? The showcase offers […]

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on Jan, 10 · in News

One Cut of the Dead (Japan, 2017) [NYAFF 2018]

Zombie movies have long enjoyed cult status amongst moviegoers and cinephiles alike but also with filmmakers themselves, often serving as a launching board for successful careers. Think George A. Romero and Edgar Wright for example. […]

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on Jul, 13 · in Reviews

Respeto (Philippines, 2017) [NYAFF 2018]

Treb Montreras II’s debut feature-length film Respeto looks into the Fliptop Rap Battle, which comprises a large part of contemporary Filipino hiphop subculture in the urban streets of the Philippines. Deploying an immersive and participatory […]

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on Jul, 12 · in Reviews

Sad Beauty (Thailand, 2018) [NYAFF 2018]

Among the handful of women whose debut/second films are showcased at this year’s New York Asian Film Festival is Bongkod Bencharongkul, aka Bongkod Kongmalai or Tak Bongkod for those who know her best as an […]

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on Jul, 12 · in Reviews

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