28 Aug , 2015 Hieu Chau
Growing up in a crime family in Incheon’s Chinatown ain’t easy as demonstrated in female-driven Korean crime thriller Coin Locker Girl.
24 Aug , 2015 Natalie Ng
Japanese auteur Hirokazu Koreeda explores the dynamics of family and sisterhood in his quietly delicate feature, Our Little Sister.
20 Aug , 2015 Hieu Chau
Adapted from two Seiko Oomori music videos, Wonderful World End is a teenage pop film that plays like Kamikaze Girls for the social media generation.
19 Aug , 2015 Natalie Ng
After an eight year absence from filmmaking, Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien returns with a supremely lavish take on the wuxia genre in The Assassin.
16 Aug , 2015 Natalie Ng
Jia Zhangke’s, Mountains May Depart, is a multi-generational epic and an allegorical tale of capitalism in China and the future it brings to the country.
11 Aug , 2015 Hieu Chau
Taiwanese high school murder mystery Partners in Crime follows three boys who investigate the mysterious death of a female student from their school.
5 Aug , 2015 Hayley Inch
More soju and unrequited love abound in Hong Sang-soo’s Hill of Freedom which sees a Japanese teacher arrive in Korea in search of an old flame.
4 Aug , 2015 Brooke Heinz
Casting a critical eye over materialism and social status in South Korea is, The Liar, a film about a pathological liar and her double life.
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.