In portraying the working conditions of Myanmar expats, the latest feature from Taiwanese director Midi Z ascends past industrial sterility.
The new film from Lav Diaz breaks from the traditions of his previous work in many ways, resulting in one of his strongest works to date.
José Luis Guerín’s improbably captivating The Academy of Muses is obsessed with language.
BAPFF affirms its position as one of Australia’s most consistent, albeit youngest festivals, with its stunning 2016 programme.
MUSTANG is a revealing fable that conveys its message through substance, subtlety and honestly.
THE LAMB is a revealing sociopolitical look at tradition in Anatolia.
Naomi Kawase’s AN comes out more lilting than outright boring – in part because its formula is thrown off-course by ambiguity.
SET ME FREE is a stark portrait of South Korean youth within a competitive schooling system, and the continued influence of religion within the country’s social fabric.
Zhang Miaoyan’s masterfully shot A CORNER OF HEAVEN is a demanding watch but ultimately a rewarding one.
We sat down with Zeynep Özbatur Atakan to discuss the current state of Turkish Cinema, the growing presence of women in the industry, and her programming of the Turkish Waves selection at Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival.