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

Singapore Shorts DVD
Do you remember The Class of 2002? Ben Slater does, and tells us about it and its impact while dissecting the freshly released Singapore Shorts DVD compilation.
Country: Singapore
   
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
   
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
   
Rabun
The vision is blurred, but the heart is clear: Hassan Muthalib offers an appreciation of Yasmin Ahmad's "Rabun".
Country: Malaysia
   
On The North Diversion Road
Before Abbas. 10 conversations, 10 characters, 2 actors, 1 car: Dennis Marasigan adapts Tony Perez's infamous play on infidelity.
Country: Philippines
   
 

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