A chronological lineage of Shaolin films, which fit together to form a not-quite-coherent chronicle of recent history that probably says more about Hong Kong over the last half of the 20th Century than it does about Qing Dynasty China.
Our festival dispatcher specializing in Slavic films wasn’t disappointed with this years’ crop of the Cannes Film Festival. Even a bad apple couldn’t spoil other excellent ones like Beanpole, Evge and Give Me Liberty.
The Cannes Film Festival seems to have discovered its political potential this year. Established filmmakers are reacting to global issues with films that are engaging, angry and upset, including Bacurau, A Hidden Life and Nina Wu. Still, there’s still plenty to be upset about with Cannes itself.
In his final masterpiece, experimental filmmaker Phil Solomon combines the words of James Joyce (via John Huston) and the virtual world of Skyrim to unexpectedly pass boldly into the other world.
Filmmakers at Cinema Arabe deal with the present in very different ways, directly and indirectly, in Still Recording, For a Happy Life, Tel Aviv On Fire and Nefta Football Club.
Cinéma Arabe showcases current Tunisian cinema with Fatwa, Look At Me & Whispering Sands
The troubles of staying an outsider in a crowded Indian apartment building.
At the 2019 edition of the Imagine Film Festival in Amsterdam, the horror genre was abundant, including such highlights as One Cut of the Dead and The Golden Glove.
Imagination comes to life in two animation features, Mirai and Ruben Brandt, Collector, at the 35th edition of Imagine.
Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin’s documentary doesn’t quite scale the heights, despite compelling climbing scenes.
Summer Palace (2006) Beginning this weekend, New York audiences will have a chance to view the latest offerings in contemporary Chinese cinema with the first annual CineCina Film Festival. Founded by a group of young Chinese scholars and professionals, CineCina looks to expose audiences to Chinese filmmakers from outside the Western canon with an eclectic […]
The Frameland team remembers Agnès Varda, one of the nouvelle vague’s greatest filmmakers, and how she broadened our horizons, challenged our views or delighted us to no end.
March 2019 sees the release of both Neomanila and Eerie, the two most recent films by Mikhail ‘Mik’ Red, in his home country of the Philippines, so it’s time to look at the young director’s work to date.