Asian Cinema

Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards in “Hello, Love, Goodbye” (2019)
Ting Ting XuDecember 1, 2020

There are over 12 million Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) who reside in another country for a limited period of employment. Films that center...

Scene from “The Eight Hundred” (2020)
Ting Ting XuNovember 12, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, China has surpassed the United States to become the world's biggest film box office for the first time. Producing...

A scene from the Indonesian film "Gundala"
Ting Ting XuOctober 29, 2020

In search of an alternative to American superhero franchises, Indonesian fantasy filmmaker Joko Anwar brought his country’s preeminent superhero...

Dharun Bala, Santhosh Sreeram, and Sheela Rajkumar in “To Let” (2019)
Ting Ting XuOctober 10, 2020

In recent years, India has produced an annual average of over 1,500 films. The wrestling film Dangal directed by Nitesh Tiwari made nearly US$190...

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A scene from "A Sun", 2019
Ting Ting XuSeptember 2, 2020

A Sun is the latest film from Taiwanese director, writer, and cinematographer Chung Mong-Hong. In 2019, the film won Taiwan’s most prestigious...

Actrsss Freida Pinto at the 4th AWFF, Culver City
Ersi DanouOctober 25, 2018

The 4th edition of the Asian World Film Festival opened at the Arclight in Culver City, boasting a collection of new films from over 50 Asian...

CPH director Jacob Neiidam
Tina Jøhnk ChristensenOctober 5, 2018

CPH PIX ("Copenhagen Pix") is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year and is emerging as a major film festival, in Scandinavia and beyond. CPH...

HFPAFebruary 4, 2016

Korean director Chang Wha Chung is the godfather of Korean movies and world famous. His specialty was action but he worked in various genres. His...