India

  • Review

    Everything Is Cinema

    What starts out as an ethnographic documentary turns into a study of a failing marriage during Covid lockdown…

    3 stars
  • Review

    Pebbles

    Austere, impressive debut in which the landscape and nature dramatically dictate life…

    4 stars
  • News

    50th International Film Festival Rotterdam Winners Announced

    South and Southeast Asian films shine at the 2021 IFFR with Pebbles by Vinothraj P.S. winning Tiger Award…

  • Review

    The Last Farmer

    A surprisingly funny portrayal of a society, highlighting absurdities in the justice system and the importance of tradition…

    4 stars
  • News

    10 Asian films to watch at the 2021 International Film Festival Rotterdam...

    The winter edition programme reveals 3 Asian debuts in the Tiger Competition, cutting-edge short films and new works of emerging filmmakers…

  • News

    Overview of 14th Flavours Asian Film Festival line-up vol. 1

    From 25 November to 6 December Five Flavours returns in a completely revised version to live up to the challenges of the times…

  • Review

    Malang: Unleash the Madness

    An intricately plotted, fun-as-can-be crime/revenge thriller that strives to paper over its relative lack of substance…

    4 stars
  • News

    24th Fantasia International Film Festival reveal the first wave of its virtual...

    Nobuhiko Obayashi’s The Labyrinth Of Cinema and One Cut Of The Dead follow-up Special Actors are amongst the line-up…

  • News

    Asian Summer Film Festival revealed its full line-up

    The upcoming film festival will be held in Spain from 23rd to 26th July…

  • Review

    Betaal

    Patrick Graham’s latest Netflix chiller offers mildly entertaining thrills, but lacks in the story department…

    2.5 stars
  • News

    Queer East Film Festival has announced full programme!

    Its 1st edition will be held across London from 18 April to 2 May…

  • Review

    Nasir

    A powerful drama about everyday Muslim life facing extremist Hindu nationalism in Tamil Nadu…

    4 stars
  • News

    CinemAsia returns to Amsterdam for the 13th edition!

    A spring celebration of Asian cinema and food in Amsterdam includes one world premiere and a bunch of Dutch/European ones…

  • News

    5 Asian films to watch at Berlinale 2020

    The countdown to the 70th Berlin International Film Festival begins and here are our picks of must-see films…

  • Review

    The Home and The World Today

    Aparna Sen’s latest tackles current Hindu nationalism through an old Tagore novel, but sadly the execution lacks finesse…

    2.5 stars
  • News

    Osaka Asian Film Festival 2020: Full Line-Up Announced!

    A total of 64 films from across Asia, including Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea and Southeast Asia, will be screened as part of the 15th edition of OAFF…

  • News

    49th International Film Festival Rotterdam Award Winners Announced

    Asian cinema celebrated with six titles awarded including Tiger Award winner The Cloud in Her Room