17 Jun , 2017 Natalie Ng
Ciao Ciao is armed with fresh and exciting originality, elevating its familiar material into a critique of Chinese society in the 21st century.
15 Jun , 2017 Natalie Ng
A Quiet Dream, Zhang Lu’s story about the marginalised members of Korean society, is a lovely gem that’s likely to win over fans of Jim Jarmusch.
14 Jun , 2017 Brooke Heinz
Hong Kong veteran Kara Hui stars in her final action film, Mrs K, a playful and fun fusion of Asian action-thriller and American crime cinema.
5 Jun , 2017 Hieu Chau
Fresh from its ‘out of competition’ screening at Cannes, The Merciless is yet another South Korean crime film. Stars Sol Kyung-gu and ZE:A’s Siwan.
4 Apr , 2017 Natalie Ng
Naoko Yamada, director of the K-On! anime series, brings to life acclaimed manga, A Silent Voice, an important film about acceptance and forgiveness.
1 Mar , 2017 Hieu Chau
Japanese writer-director Shunji Iwai directs Bae Doo-na in a heartfelt four-part web series Chang-ok’s Letter, produced by Nescafe.
21 Feb , 2017 Brooke Heinz
South Korea’s foremost queer filmmaker, Leesong Hee-il, directs the One Night and Two Days Trilogy, premiering in Australia for the first time at MGFF 2017.
14 Feb , 2017 Natalie Ng
Lee Hyun-ju’s acclaimed South Korean lesbian romance Our Love Story is an intimate film about the uncertainty of young love.
23 Jan , 2017 Hayley Inch
Geng Jun’s casts a satirical eye over the daily struggles of dealing with reality in Hong Kong & Chinese tragicomedy, Free and Easy.
20 Jan , 2017 Matthew Rooke
Kim Ki-duk returns to fine filmmaking form with The Net, a film about a North Korean fisherman who becomes ensnared in South Korea’s political game.
13 Dec , 2016 Theodora Vatubua
Ryuichi Hiroki directs Fumi Nikaido and Kento Yamazaki in the popular Japanese shonen manga adaptation, Wolf Girl & Black Prince.
12 Dec , 2016 Matthew Rooke
A surfer’s idyllic lifestyle is upended when an old childhood friend returns from overseas study. This is Mario Cornejo’s Filipino drama Apocalypse Child.