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A FRENCH WOMAN

Film

A FRENCH WOMAN

Directed by Kim Hee-jung
Once a promising actor, middle-aged Mira heads straight from a divorce and a lifetime in Paris to reunite…

Grandpa

Film

Grandpa

Directed by Ellis Kayin Chan, Marine Varguy, Tena Galovic, Yen-Chen Liu, Zozo Jhen
Struggling to come to terms with the death of his grandpa, a young boy meets a new friend…

Kingdom

Film

Kingdom

Directed by Wei Keong Tan
With a peculiar blend of photography, frame-by-frame drawings, and photocopies, a lone naked man wanders through a forest…
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LAST NIGHT I SAW YOU SMILING

Film

LAST NIGHT I SAW YOU SMILING

Directed by Kavich Neang
The iconic “White Building” of Phnom Penh, home to 493 families including the director’s own, is set to…

Les lèvres gercées

Film

Les lèvres gercées

Directed by Fabien Corre & Kelsi Phung
White noise and scraping plates sound as a mother and child struggle over the child’s gender identity.

Paï Paï

Film

Paï Paï

Directed by Matthieu Cabanes, Pauline Khamphone
Two women in very different but parallel journeys, as a mixed-race French woman arrives in Laos looking for…
Discoveries

THE SCIENCE OF FICTIONS

Film

THE SCIENCE OF FICTIONS

Directed by Yosep Anggi Noen
After witnessing a faked moon landing in 1960s Indonesia, Siman’s tongue gets cut off, rendering him a possessed…

She Runs

Film

She Runs

Directed by Qiu Yang
Teenage Yu is done taking the dance classes forced upon her by her father.

Student Bodies

Film

Student Bodies

Directed by Ho Rui An
A chilling essay film about intellectual, cultural, and economic debt, seen and heard through documents of protest and…

The Three Talismans

Film

The Three Talismans

Directed by Matsusaki Kimiko
A resourceful young boy must fend off a man-eating demon lady after a day of chestnut harvesting forces…
Special Presentations

TO LIVE TO SING

Film

TO LIVE TO SING

Directed by Johnny Ma
Zhao Li lives for Sichuan opera but knows not everyone does. Only the elderly still show up for…
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WILD GOOSE LAKE

Film

WILD GOOSE LAKE

Directed by Diao Yinan
A wounded gangland boss becomes the subject of an epic manhunt after petty grievances over criminal territory erupts…