The Dawn of a New Age | Cinema in Pakistan

The Dawn of a New Age | Cinema in Pakistan

Contributed by Shayan Shakeel  In 2012, a little known filmmaker from Pakistan won the Academy Award for the Best Documentary Short and was instantly catapulted to national and international fame. [...]

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In depth reports and analyses covering various topics and issues relevant to film today

Opening of Memory! International Film Heritage Festival in the presence of the King of Cambodia, HM Norodom Sihamoni

The importance of preserving, restoring and promoting film heritage

Valentina Riccardi, our Project Co-ordinator, writes about the Memory! International Film Heritage festival co-supported by Asia-Europe Foundation through film.culture360.asef.org

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Asian Side of the Doc 2013 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Asian Side of the Doc 2013 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur played host to the 4th edition of the Asian Side of the Doc (ASD), an international documentary co production market.

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The Restoration of an Indonesian classic, Lewat Djam Malam

The Restoration of an Indonesian classic, Lewat Djam Malam

About Lewat Djam Malam  Usmar Ismail’s Lewat Djam Malam (After the Curfew) is a classic 1954 Indonesian film set in the aftermath of the revolution that brought an end [...]

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Creative Producing | The Midas Touch

Creative Producing | The Midas Touch

By the very nature of its diversity, the Asian member countries of the ASEM region are a terrain of new stories. The filmmaking is avant garde in its raw [...]

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'Is 3D going to be the future of Cinema?'

‘Is 3D going to be the future of Cinema?’

Asia, China, India
02/11/2012 | Comments (0)
The recent 3D buzz has got everybody asking, ‘Is 3D is going to be the future of Cinema?’

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Cinema Sans Frontières

Cinema Sans Frontières

In Cinema Sans Frontiers, Professor Herman van Eyken and Dr Margaret McVeigh discuss a case study – 33 Postcards (2011) an Australia/China co-production – and outline Griffith Film School’s [...]

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Chulayarnnon Siriphol,  Planking, 2012, 4 min video, color. Still image. Courtesy of the artist

Between Industry and Experimentation: Moving Images in Thailand

Asia, Thailand
04/10/2012 | Comments (0)
The relation between the film as end product and the audience changes greatly, as the distinction between film industry and experimentation widens proportionally. No greater distinction can be noticed [...]

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Loneliness from West to East | 'Han', the Korean loneliness emotion and its meaning for the European audiences

Loneliness from West to East | ‘Han’, the Korean loneliness emotion and its meaning for the European audiences

Europe, Korea
14/09/2012 | Comments (0)
Even with the gloomy, sad, depressing, painful, or distressing atmosphere and the main characters that are almost constantly disappearing or dying, the Western spectator is thankful for Korean movies, [...]

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