Filmmakers

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    Ho Wi Ding interview: “The approach makes audiences look at the story...

    There’s no way to avoid technology in real life, and that is apparent in Terrorizers

  • Interview

    Takahiro Horie interview: “The root of revenge is love”

    We talk to the Sensei, Would You Please Sit with Me? director…

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    The new (and sad) reality of Hong Kong cinema

    The National Security Law finally hits Hong Kong cinema in the hardest way possible…

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    Ko Chen-Nien interview: “The most complex relationship is the battle between good...

    We talk to the director Ko Chen-Nien about her powerful cinematic debut, The Silent Forest

  • Interview

    Ann Hui interview: “I tried to find work whenever I could. I...

    We chat to the celebrated Hong Kong filmmaker about her career and the documentary Keep Rolling

  • Interview

    How Anima echoes director Cao’s hope for homelands

    Chinese director Cao Jinling’s debut is an impassioned plea for nature…

  • Interview

    Cornelio Sunny talks Death Knot and new directions in horror

    Exploring Indonesian horror with a unique debut film…

  • Interview

    Soi Cheang trains his cameras on a city in Limbo

    ‘Everyone is abandoned … and looking for redemption,’ says Hong Kong director…

  • Interview

    How Ryusuke Hamaguchi turns fantasy into reality

    An experimental anthology that portrays the stories of three unconventional women who discover something about themselves…

  • Feature

    Jun Li interview: “I was concerned about the safety of the whole...

    easternKicks catches up with the director of Tracey on his latest film Drifting

  • Interview

    Taiki Sakpisit interview: “She’s fighting her way from death back to being...

    Director Taiki Sakpisit spoke to easternKicks about his award-winning feature debut film…

  • Interview

    One for the Road Interview: Nattawut ‘Baz’ Poonpiriya and cast

    We chat to the director and cast of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Award winner…

  • Interview

    Kimo Stamboel interview: “Joko and me were friends, but this was the...

    The director chats about The Queen of Black Magic and the popularity of Indonesian folk horror…

  • Interview

    Aristocrats interview: “The aim was to show discrepancies between a woman’s feelings...

    We talk to the filmmakers of Aristocrats, premiered at the 2021 IFFR…

  • Interview

    Takeshi Fukunaga interview: “I wanted to carry the voices of Ainu people”

    We talk to the director of the film Ainu Mosir, which recently premiered on Netflix…

  • Interview

    Fresh Wind blows through Tibetan cinema

    Wind trains its focus on a young Tibetan and her struggles for independence…

  • Interview

    Popo Fan interview: “Borders are closing, it’s even more powerful to show...

    Chinese diaspora filmmaker, curator and writer speaks about upcoming film series inspired by transcultural exchange…

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