Archive for January, 2012

BEFF6 Raiding the Archives

BEFF6 Raiding the Archives

Asia, Europe, Thailand

Venue: Bangkok Art and Culture Centre

Date: 24/01/2012 - 05/02/2012

BEFF6 ‘Raiding the Archives’ (24 January – 5 February) is presenting in Thailand for the first time a poetic documentary made in the country in the early 1950s for [...]

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From Rice to Cultural History, via José Nepomuceno

From Rice to Cultural History, via José Nepomuceno

This is a story on how to write and recreate history by using archival research; in re-creating a past, when the past seems to be gone.

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Videologue exhibition in Singapore

Videologue exhibition in Singapore

Curated by visual artists Urich Lau (Singapore) and Cheng Guangfeng (Beijing), this second edition of the “Videologue” exhibition series features works by eight participating artists from Singapore, Beijing and [...]

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6th Asian Film Awards nominees bared

6th Asian Film Awards nominees bared

Tsui Hark‘s Flying Swords of Dragon Gate  and Zhang Yimou‘s The Flowers of War lead the nominations at the 6th Asian Film Awards. Three blockbusters from China, Taiwan and [...]

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Rotterdam Lab welcomes 78 young film producers

Rotterdam Lab welcomes 78 young film producers

The Rotterdam Lab meetings take place in an informal setting and are organized to illustrate the process by which a project in need of financing is completed and brought [...]

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Call for Short Films on Perceptions between Asia and Europe

Call for Short Films on Perceptions between Asia and Europe

Asia, Europe

Deadline: 30/01/2012

In 2012, the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) will host a special film screening programme under the theme, Mutual Perceptions between Asia and Europe, as part of a series of events [...]

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A scene from Omiya's "Sketche of Mujo"

Observations on Japanese Cinema after 3/11

Asia, Europe, Japan
16/01/2012 | Comments (0)
A brief look at the state of Japanese film in the wake of 3/11. How has the disaster affected the industry, independent, and documentary film production? What role can [...]

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Call for Entries: VGF Nippon in Motion

Call for Entries: VGF Nippon in Motion

Asia, Europe, Germany, Japan

Deadline: 31/01/2012

VGP Nippon in Motion is looking for films with a maximum length of 12 seconds -all films should work without sound and focus on the topic “Nippon in Motion”,

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