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200 CIGARETTES FROM NOW

Film

200 CIGARETTES FROM NOW

Directed by Tianyu Ma
Bottles of Bombay Sapphire, an aquarium, and countless LED lights—the neon decor of an overstimulated boredom—adorn this electric…
Unknown Pleasures

ALL ABOUT MY SISTERS

Film

ALL ABOUT MY SISTERS

Directed by Wang Qiong
Filmmaker Qiong Wang excavates the dramatic impact of China’s one-child policy on her and her siblings’ upbringings. Approaching…

An Invitation

Film

An Invitation

Directed by Hao Zhao, Yeung Tung
A boy from mainland China visits his estranged father in Hong Kong to apply for a permanent identity…
Asia Pop!

AS WE LIKE IT

Film

AS WE LIKE IT

Directed by Chen Hung-i, Muni Wei
Shakespeare’s comedy of coupling is transplanted into a candy-colored Taiwan of the future, with an all-femme cast. In…

chinese cabbage flowers in yīngélìshì

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chinese cabbage flowers in yīngélìshì

Directed by Yifan Xu
An audio-visual blossom of a short, in which the accidental discovery of dried cabbage flowers in Mel Y.…

Day is Done

Film

Day is Done

Directed by Zhang Dalei
Shortly before moving to Russia, a young filmmaking student visits his grandfather with his parents, in a short…
Unknown Pleasures

DAYS BEFORE THE MILLENNIUM

Film

DAYS BEFORE THE MILLENNIUM

Directed by Chang Teng-yuan
Like many Southeast Asian women in the 1990s, Van Tue moves to Taiwan and marries a Taiwanese man,…

Dear Angie

Film

Dear Angie

Directed by Abel Guan
A mother prepares to leave the country and her daughter behind for reasons not so clear. Emotions run…
Special Presentations

DRIVE MY CAR

Film

DRIVE MY CAR

Directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi
Yusuke lives life the way he directs his plays: with precision and purpose. Perhaps it’s a reaction to…
Classics Restored

EXECUTION IN AUTUMN

Film

EXECUTION IN AUTUMN

Directed by Lee Hsing
One of late director Lee Hsing’s most acclaimed works, EXECUTION IN AUTUMN is a chamber drama of riveting…
Asia Pop!

LISTEN BEFORE YOU SING

Film

LISTEN BEFORE YOU SING

Directed by Yang Chih-lin
With young people migrating out of their deep mountain hometown, an elementary school faces being shut down, unless…

Little Sky

Film

Little Sky

Directed by Jess X. Snow
A love letter to queer Asian youth who may be struggling to navigate their own family dynamics while…

My Quarantine Bear

Film

My Quarantine Bear

Directed by Weijia Ma
After France goes into lockdown, an animation student decides to return to China. There she encounters a different…

Never Rest/Unrest

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Never Rest/Unrest

Directed by Tiffany Sia
How do you consume the disintegration of a society from afar? Often, in the same ways as locals…

Night Bus

Film

Night Bus

Directed by Joe Hsieh
In this hand-drawn animation, secrets lurk behind shuttered eyelids as motley few ride the last bus of the…
Masters

ONE SECOND

Film

ONE SECOND

Directed by Zhang Yimou
Hours before showtime, a movie reel is stolen, and the culprits become embroiled in the town’s grand plan…

Reliving the Past by Sea

Film

Reliving the Past by Sea

Directed by Caitlin Ann Shieh
Found film strips undergo decomposition by vinegar, mud, cheese, nato beans, beer, and kimchi, and project a vision…

Swingin’

Film

Swingin’

Directed by Guo Shang-Sing
After a young boy is bullied for having gay dads, his stepfather is forced to confront his own…

The Leaf

Film

The Leaf

Directed by William J. Zang
With the film industry decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic, a San Francisco filmmaker weighs an emotional decision to…
Unknown Pleasures

THE MOON REPRESENTS MY HEART

Film

THE MOON REPRESENTS MY HEART

Directed by Juan Martín Hsu
Filmmaker Juan Martín Hsu travels from Argentina to Taiwan to visit his mother, intending to investigate the circumstances…
Asia Pop!

TIONG BAHRU SOCIAL CLUB

Film

TIONG BAHRU SOCIAL CLUB

Directed by Tan Bee Thiam
Sweet Ah Bee is the newest Happiness Agent at a resort deadly serious about cracking the happiness algorithm.…