The Last Stitch (USA, 2019) [Reel Asian 2019]

It’s not uncommon for documentaries to touch on stories that are truly personal to a filmmaker and The Last Stitch is a poster example of how to do that well. Alfred Sung’s love letter to […]

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on Nov, 16 · in Reviews

Lucky Grandma (USA, 2019) [Reel Asian 2019]

Arriving amidst the much hyped recent wave of Hollywood Asian films after 2018’s breakthrough success Crazy Rich Asians, Sasie Sealy’s feature debut Lucky Grandma is an authentic story of an 80-year-old Chinese-American grandma whose luck […]

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on Nov, 06 · in Reviews

Yellow Rose (Philippines/USA, 2019) [Reel Asian 2019]

The release of Diane Paragas’ debut feature film is all too timely, given the ongoing trauma and shock of immigration detention facilities being filled to the brim with undocumented immigrant families that have been broken […]

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on Nov, 04 · in Reviews

John Denver Trending (Philippines, 2019) [Reel Asian 2019]

John Denver Trending, written and directed by Arden Rod Condez, exposes an anomaly between what passes as reality and truth. In an attempt to defend himself from his classmates who accuse him of stealing an […]

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on Nov, 02 · in Reviews

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