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08.03.10
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01.28.10
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The Face of Auntie Jen
The transformative power of cinema is explored by Richard Lowell MacDonald as he gazes at one of Apichatpong's most distinctive performers. Jenjira Pongpas.


Continuities: Philippine cinema yesterday and today
Filipino filmmaker Raymond Red considers his work and Filipino cinema's history and future in an in-depth interview with Gaik Cheng Khoo.


You can never go home
To mark his tenth year in Singapore, Ben Slater presents seven fragments about nostalgia in the films of Royston Tan
MORE FEATURES / INTERVIEWS
A Conversation with Apichatpong Weerasethakul
A Conversation with Sasithorn Ariyavicha pt.1
A Conversation with Kong Rithdee
A Conversation with Amir Muhammad
Only light and memory
A Conversation with Lav Diaz
Words from that day
A Conversation with Ato Bautista
A Conversation with John Torres
Continuities: Philippine cinema yesterday and today
A Conversation with Faozan Rizal
A Conversation with Edwin
A Conversation with Sasithorn Ariyavicha pt.2
A Conversation with Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
A Conversation with the Editors of Bioscope Magazine
A Conversation with Philip Cheah
Notes Made in the Dark
Uruphong Raksasad: Self-sufficiency moviemaking
Coming Out of the Film School Closet
Voices of Malaysian Cinema
Gazing with Fresh Eyes
Why and for whom do you film today?
Mysterious Objects: On the early works of Apichatpong
Revolutions Happen Like Refrains in a Song*
Plural Identities: Reinventions & Revisions in Malaysian Cinema
Why and for whom do you write/work today?
Love Letters
Whose Terror Is It Anyway?
Monster!: I survive through other people’s memories.
The Trail of A Million Flowers
The Face of Auntie Jen
Journal Entry No.1: Anticipations of Light
Art, Entertainment and Politics
Reimagining Moroland: A tale of accidental filmmaking
You can never go home
Indonesian Cinema: A Year in Review
Journal Entry No.3: End Credits
Rethinking Cinemas of Asia: Preliminary Thoughts
Cinema Regained: Classic Filipino Films in Rotterdam
Speech Acts – Censorship and Documentary Filmmaking in Singapore
Journal Entry No.2: Wherever You Prosper
Toward New Ways of Seeing Southeast Asian Cinema
Singapore GaGa Tours Singapore
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Syndromes and A Century
Kong Rithdee describes Apichatpong Weerasethakul's Cinema of Impermanence.
Country: Thailand
   
Rabun
The vision is blurred, but the heart is clear: Hassan Muthalib offers an appreciation of Yasmin Ahmad's "Rabun".
Country: Malaysia
   
Uhaw Sa Pag Ibig
Forgotten Silver: Critic Noel Vera continues his chronicles of little known gems from the quiet man, Mario O'Hara.
Country: Philippines
   
Mukhsin
In this extract from his article on the Malaysian director for the book Glimpses of Freedom, the late Benjamin McKay explores what makes Mukhsin so distinctively a Yasmin Ahmad film.
Country: Malaysia
   
Singapore Dreaming
The HDB and beyond (or beyond the HDB): Vinita Ramani looks at the latest local film to have made noise in Singapore.
Country: Singapore
   
 

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