31 Jul , 2015 Hieu Chau
Vietnamese arthouse abortion drama Flapping in the Middle of Nowhere heralds the arrival of a new and intriguing female director – Diep Hoang Nguyen.
21 Jul , 2015 Brooke Heinz
A critical and commercial success in South Korea in 2012, A Werewolf Boy, is a fantastic romance-fantasy hybrid packed with excellent writing and acting.
22 Jun , 2015 Hayley Inch
An unofficial sequel to one of 2012’s best documentaries, Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case sees the renowned Chinese artist fight China’s bogus charges on him.
13 Jun , 2015 Hieu Chau
Japanese indie filmmaker Ryuichi Hiroki returns to his roots in Kabukicho Love Hotel, a sexual drama about a love hotel’s staff and its patrons.
11 Jun , 2015 Brooke Heinz
Following The Act of Killing’s success, Joshua Oppenheimer returns to Indonesia for The Look of Silence and talks to the victims of those mass murders.
10 Jun , 2015 Hieu Chau
A spoiled young girl and her gentle if not stubborn grandfather embark on a road trip across countryside China in Philippe Muyl’s, The Nightingale.
8 Jun , 2015 Theodora Vatubua
Chinese language doco On the Rim of the Sky charts the rivalry between an experienced teacher of a secluded village and a new radical teacher from the city.
8 Jun , 2015 Matthew Rooke
Filipino director Lav Diaz offers yet another lengthy epic in From What Is Before which sees a village plunge into turmoil during the ’70s-era Phillippines.
7 Jun , 2015 Natalie Ng
Director Peter Chan returns to cinema screens with Dearest, a Chinese-language drama that takes aim at child abduction in China and its ugly ramifications.
4 Jun , 2015 Hayley Inch
Japanese animated film, Giovanni’s Island, follows two young boys forced to leave their home after Russain soldiers storm their fishing village in WW2.
29 May , 2015 Brooke Heinz
Critically acclaimed documentary The Act of Killing follows an Indonesian death squad’s re-enactment of the mass murders that took place from 1965 to 1966.
12 May , 2015 Brooke Heinz
South Korea’s The Chaser sees a former detective-turned-pimp track down the man responsible for the disappearance of his working girls.