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

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
   
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
   
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
   
Book: Critic After Dark
"Cinema is his love; Philippine cinema his steady girlfriend." Alexis Tioseco reviews Filipino film critic Noel Vera's collected writing, "Critic After Dark".
Country: Philippines
   
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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