Philippines

  • Review

    Izla

    A group of bikini-clad Vloggers head to a mysterious island to film a prank video, only to be beset by zombies…

    1 star
  • Interview

    Lav Diaz interview: “Existence is a euphemism for compromise. Period.”

    The auteur on Philippines tragic history, his fascination for vaudeville and the need for artists to compromise…

  • Review

    History of Ha

    A profound exploration of the purpose of art and the quest to find a meaning of life when everything seems lost…

    4 stars
  • News

    Discover rarely seen queer cinema at Queer East Film Festival

    Queer films from East and Southeast Asia will be screened in cinemas across London, from 15 to 26 September…

  • Review

    Fan Girl

    A coming-of-age drama meets the concept of fandom from a subtle feminist viewpoint…

    3 stars
  • News

    20th New York Asian Film Festival announces line up!

    From 6th till 22nd August the festival takes on a hybrid form featuring over 60 latest Asian films in the programme…

  • News

    Udine FEFF23 unveils packed programme for online and in-cinema audiences

    The upcoming FEFF will take place at Udine and online from 24 June to 2 July…

  • News

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

    The summer edition stuns with Asian film premieres, mid-length features and a selection of mainstream and art-house titles…

  • News

    5 Asian films to watch at 2021 Berlinale

    Our picks for the summer special accessible for the public from 9 to 20 June…

  • Review

    Verdict

    A sincere domestic abuse drama directs the spotlight at the Philippine legal system…

    3.5 stars
  • News

    Luang Prabang Film Festival (LPFF) announces full line-up

    The upcoming film festival will take place from 4 to 10 December…

  • 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…

  • Interview

    Thop Nazareno interview: Edward

    We talk to the director of the acclaimed Filipino coming-of-age drama…

  • Review

    The Girl and the Gun

    The girl (in the uniform) walks home alone at night…

    4.5 stars
  • News

    East Asian Films at BFI London Film Festival 2020

    A look at the East Asian films screening at the COVID-impacted BFI London Film Festival 2020…

  • News

    SeaShorts Film Festival 2020 Returns Virtually

    Short films from across Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Japan will be screened online from 12 to 20 September…

  • News

    19th New York Asian Film Festival virtual edition line up announced!

    Impressive selection of over 50 latest Asian releases streaming across the US via Smart Cinema app from August 28 to September 12, 2020…