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08.03.10
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We've just posted an update to Criticine: Love Letters. Four new letters declare love to objects of desire from the Phillipines, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia. Then we have a wide-ran...
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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
Only light and memory
A Conversation with Sasithorn Ariyavicha pt.1
A Conversation with Kong Rithdee
A Conversation with Philip Cheah
A Conversation with John Torres
A Conversation with Lav Diaz
A Conversation with Amir Muhammad
Words from that day
Continuities: Philippine cinema yesterday and today
A Conversation with Sasithorn Ariyavicha pt.2
A Conversation with Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
A Conversation with Edwin
A Conversation with Ato Bautista
A Conversation with the Editors of Bioscope Magazine
A Conversation with Apichatpong Weerasethakul
A Conversation with Faozan Rizal
Mysterious Objects: On the early works of Apichatpong
Coming Out of the Film School Closet
Journal Entry No.2: Wherever You Prosper
Notes Made in the Dark
Whose Terror Is It Anyway?
Journal Entry No.3: End Credits
Alexis links
You can never go home
Indonesian Cinema: A Year in Review
Singapore GaGa Tours Singapore
Revolutions Happen Like Refrains in a Song*
The Face of Auntie Jen
Reimagining Moroland: A tale of accidental filmmaking
Why and for whom do you film today?
Monster!: I survive through other people’s memories.
Plural Identities: Reinventions & Revisions in Malaysian Cinema
Cinema Regained: Classic Filipino Films in Rotterdam
Love Letters
Uruphong Raksasad: Self-sufficiency moviemaking
Speech Acts – Censorship and Documentary Filmmaking in Singapore
Art, Entertainment and Politics
The Trail of A Million Flowers
Voices of Malaysian Cinema
Why and for whom do you write/work today?
Journal Entry No.1: Anticipations of Light
Rethinking Cinemas of Asia: Preliminary Thoughts
Gazing with Fresh Eyes
Toward New Ways of Seeing Southeast Asian Cinema

The Last Communist
Amir Mummad, touted in Film Comment magazine as "the world's funniest Muslim filmmaker", delivers his latest essay film, "The Last Communist", on Chin Peng.
Country: Malaysia
   
Autohystoria
In this extract from his article on Independent Philippine cinema for the book Glimpses of Freedom, the late Alexis Tioseco narrates the haunting sequences of Raya Martin's Autohystoria.
Country: Philippines
   
The Amber Sexalogy
Malaysia indie cinema staple Azharr Rudin is a name to watch. Benjamin McKay unravels his sophisticated experimental sextet, "The Amber Sexalogy"
Country: Malaysia
   
Bona
Bona: martyr or monster? Noel Vera revisits Lino Brocka's classic tale of obsession and stardoom.
Country: Philippines
   
Be With Me
Khoo Gaik Cheng samples Cannes favourite Eric Khoo's lastest, "Be With Me"
Country: Singapore
   
 

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