The Looming Storm

The Looming Storm (2017): “..things might not always go your way..”

“The main character in The Looming Storm (2017) whose name is Yu Guowei (Yihong Duan) is a security guard at a Chinese state factory in the Ghunan. . .

A Boy and Sungreen

A Boy and Sungreen | 보희와 녹양 (2018): “..cute and sweet depiction of characters..”

“A Boy and Sungreen | 보희와 녹양 (2018) is a Korean light comedy-drama film about a teenager boy, Bo-hee (Ahn Ji-ho), who finds out that his father is still. . .

Cek Toko Sebelah

Cek Toko Sebelah (2018): “..generational differences between young and old..”

“Cek Toko Sebelah (2018), which means ‘Check out the store next door’ is a light comedy film that tells the story of an Indonesian family from which the. . .

Run to the Beach

Run to the Beach | Kulari ke Pantai (2018): “..the film has a lovely message..”

“Run to the Beach (2018) is an Indonesian children’s film, about two girls, Sam and Happy (Maisha Kanna and Lil’li Latisha) who are cousins of each other. . .

CinemAsia Film Festival

Humans of Film Amsterdam & CinemAsia Film Festival 2019.

As from March 1st, you’ll be able to read stories from filmLAB participants and CinemAsia Film Festival involvees. Save the date March 5th till 10th. . .

Ri Chang Dui Hua | Small Talk

Ri Chang Dui Hua | Small Talk (2016): “..I haven’t been able to go to school in Taiwan..”

Ri Chang Dui Hua | Small Talk (2016): “My mother, my sister and I left my father’s home to start a better life without him when I was ten years old. Because of this, I haven’t been able to go to school in Taiwan. The education that I did receive was mostly from work, great people I met during my upbringing. . .

André Kloer

CinemAsia Film Festival 2018 Interview ENG: André Kloer.

“I am André Kloer and I studied Dutch literature. Because I went into journalism I ended up at Het Financieele Dagblad with the video editorial department. I really wanted to start working with film right away. I often involved myself with film during my studies, so it’s not really ‘out of the blue’. . .

André Kloer

CinemAsia Film Festival 2018 Interview NL: André Kloer.

Ik ben André Kloer en ik heb Nederlandse literatuur gestudeerd. Doordat ik een journalistieke richting opging kwam ik bij het Financieel Dagblad terecht bij de video redactie. Ik wilde eigenlijk direct met film aan de slag. Ik ben tijdens mijn studie vaker die richting op geweest dus het is echt niet out of the blue…

Deepti Rao

CinemAsia Film Festival Interview ENG: Deepti Rao.

“I am Deepti Rao and I am a filmmaker from South India focusing on short fiction and documentary films. I began my film career as an assistant director on a big budget advertising film in Bombay after which I studied at the Prague Film School where I specialized in screenwriting. . .

Deepti Rao

CinemAsia Film Festival Interview NL: Deepti Rao.

“Ik ben Deepti Rao en ik ben een filmmaker uit Zuid-India die focust op korte fictie en documentaire films. Ik begon mijn filmcarrière als assistent-regisseur voor een grote budget reclamefilm in Bombay. Daarna studeerde ik aan de Praagse filmschool waar ik mij specialiseerde in scenarioschrijven. . .

Bad Genius | Chalard Games Goeng

Film Review: Bad Genius | Chalard Games Goeng (2017); Director: Nattawut Poonpiriya.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 5/5. Bad Genius | Chalard Games Goeng is a thrilling rollercoaster experience of university admission tests and mathematics. No film in a long time has made me root so much for the main character and feel the adrenaline that the main character must have felt during her nerve-wracking experiences. It’s crazy good! . . .

In the Mood for Love

In the Mood for Love (2000): “..unspoken love, time as a perishable reality..”

“I love Wong Kar-Wai films. I have seen most of his films and I know so much about them, but the one film that stands out the most is In the Mood for Love (2000). Because it is the one film that displays his reoccurring themes in the best way. . .