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

Sanctuary
Ho Yuhang's "Sanctuary": The Other Side of Malaysia.
Country: Malaysia
   
Agonistes
Wiwat Lertwiwatwongsa AKA Filmsick tackles an extract from a work-in-transformation by Lav Diaz
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
   
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
   
 

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