Wei Jie Lim ruminates on the student films of Southeast Asian auteurs Anthony Chen and Garin Nugroho.
Continuing a discussion held at the 2017 Young Filmmakers Forum, Putri Purnama Sugua, Nadira Ilana, and Jasmine Suraya Chin wax lyrical on the making of their own films, issues faced by Borneoan performers, and how this issue is linked to the more global issue of whitewashing.
This film nearly came and went in Indonesian cinemas, so Fikri Jermadi made sure to catch it and share it.
At the 2017 Young Filmmakers Forum, filmmakers Nadira Ilana and Putri Purnama Sugua, along with the actress Jasmine Suraya Chin, discussed their filmmaking experiences in East and West Malaysia, how they are affected by the perspectives of others, and the misrepresentation of their respective communities on screen.
Originally published on The Conversation, Dina Iordanova deconstructs the myths surrounding the world’s most famous film festival.
In watching Woo Ming Jin’s ‘Return to Nostalgia’, Ezzah Mahmud can’t help but be swept away by memories of more innocent days.
Hassan Muthalib takes a closer look at ‘The Wayang Kids’.
Originally published on The Conversation, Mark Edele connects ‘The Death of Stalin’ to modern-day Russian politics.