High Flash (Taiwan, 2018) [Reel Asian 2018]

Traditional drums thunder as local fishermen in a small Taiwanese fishing village protest against the encroachment of a petrochemical plant on their livelihood and community. Suddenly, a boat—engulfed in flames—races towards the chaotic scene. A […]

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Tomorrow Is Another Day (Hong Kong, 2017) [Reel Asian 2018]

Written and directed by Tai-lee Chan, Tomorrow Is Another Day tells the story of Wong Kam Fa (Theresa Mo) and Wong Yuen Shan (Ray Lui), a married couple in their forties who have spent the […]

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on Nov, 07 · in Reviews

Family in the Bubble (Finland/South Korea, 2017) [Real Asian 2018]

Director Minji Ma’s opening scenes, time-lapsed panoramic shots of downtown Seoul, South Korea, suggest a humming and pristine prosperity full of kinetic energy, but the forward momentum of her images is halted only by her […]

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on Nov, 05 · in Reviews

Dead Pigs (China, 2018) [Reel Asian 2018]

Newcomer Cathy Yan’s slick debut film Dead Pigs attempts to shed light on the sweeping economic and social changes that have gripped China’s famed city of Shanghai over the last decade through multiple storylines. Her […]

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on Nov, 05 · in Reviews

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