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08.03.10
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01.28.10
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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
Only light and memory
A Conversation with Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Continuities: Philippine cinema yesterday and today
A Conversation with Sasithorn Ariyavicha pt.2
A Conversation with the Editors of Bioscope Magazine
A Conversation with Sasithorn Ariyavicha pt.1
A Conversation with Edwin
A Conversation with Philip Cheah
A Conversation with Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
A Conversation with Lav Diaz
A Conversation with Faozan Rizal
A Conversation with Amir Muhammad
Words from that day
A Conversation with John Torres
A Conversation with Ato Bautista
A Conversation with Kong Rithdee
The Trail of A Million Flowers
Speech Acts – Censorship and Documentary Filmmaking in Singapore
You can never go home
Indonesian Cinema: A Year in Review
Mysterious Objects: On the early works of Apichatpong
Uruphong Raksasad: Self-sufficiency moviemaking
Reimagining Moroland: A tale of accidental filmmaking
Voices of Malaysian Cinema
Notes Made in the Dark
Revolutions Happen Like Refrains in a Song*
Coming Out of the Film School Closet
Gazing with Fresh Eyes
Why and for whom do you write/work today?
Cinema Regained: Classic Filipino Films in Rotterdam
Love Letters
Monster!: I survive through other people’s memories.
Art, Entertainment and Politics
Toward New Ways of Seeing Southeast Asian Cinema
Alexis links
Whose Terror Is It Anyway?
Rethinking Cinemas of Asia: Preliminary Thoughts
Plural Identities: Reinventions & Revisions in Malaysian Cinema
Journal Entry No.1: Anticipations of Light
Why and for whom do you film today?
Journal Entry No.3: End Credits
Singapore GaGa Tours Singapore
The Face of Auntie Jen
Journal Entry No.2: Wherever You Prosper

Sanctuary
Ho Yuhang's "Sanctuary": The Other Side of Malaysia.
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
   
Bakit Bughaw ang Langit?
The court of public opinion: Lost O'Hara masterpiece is both a love story and an examination of a small Filipino community.
Country: Philippines
   
Gie
History, Propaganda, and Perception: a Conversation between Lisabona Rahman and Paul Agusta on Riri Riza's "Gie".
Country: Indonesia
   
 

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