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

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
   
Syndromes and A Century
Kong Rithdee describes Apichatpong Weerasethakul's Cinema of Impermanence.
Country: Thailand
   
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
   
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
   
Not profound, just waiting to be found: Aaron Chung
Hassan Muthalib introduces us to the works of this short film maestro.
Country: Malaysia
   
 

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