November 25, 2013
No China Release for A Touch of Sin, Director Banned from Award Ceremony
Jia Zhangke’s controversial film has received global praise, but domestic cinephiles may never see it.
September 17, 2013
Stray Dogs: Tsai Ming Liang’s Last Film Urges Us to Slow Down
The director’s retirement has been called the most powerful in cinematic history.
August 29, 2013
Ilo Ilo Hits Hometown Cinemas: Will Singapore Like It Too?
Anthony Chen’s award-winning drama portrays the impact of a Filipino maid on a Singaporean family.
May 27, 2013
A Bollywood Primer: From Demigods to Disco
With so many choices, which Indian films are worth watching for beginners?
May 23, 2013
Asia’s Place at the 66th Cannes Film Festival
From celebrating Indian cinema to numerous film screenings, Asia is strong at Cannes this year.
May 07, 2013
Happy Birthday Bollywood: India’s Film Industry Turns 100
A century since the first Indian film was made, Bollywood has become the world’s most active film industry.
January 26, 2011
Asia-Pacific Still in Oscar Running
Two remaining contenders for the 2011 Academy Awards highlight crucial issues facing the region and its people.
August 18, 2010
Cinema Digital Seoul
South Korea remains ahead of the trend with this annual festival dedicated to digital film.
April 19, 2010
Asian Cannes Contenders
Several promising Asian selections have made it into next month’s festival line-up.