CinemAsia Film Festival 2019 – Amsterdam

CinemAsia 2019

CinemAsia Film Festival takes place 5 to 10 March 2019 at Kriterion and Rialto cinemas in Amsterdam. This year, CinemAsia has expanded the team to embrace new members, creating unprecedented synergy and passion. As a result, the programme has grown from 29 to 35 feature films from 14 countries, of which there are 3 international and 12 European premieres. CinemAsia welcomes guests from 10 countries. Continue reading

Taiwan Film Festival Iceland 2019


FilmTaiwan announces the inauguration of the Taiwan Film Festival in Iceland and the UK. The festival celebrates Taiwan’s long and tempestuous history and diverse cultural heritage through the uncensored lens of independent Taiwanese filmmakers.
An exciting programme of films will cover a broad range of topical issues that are both particular to Taiwan and also speak to a global audience – including LGBTQ rights, ethnicity, land rights, environment and politics. As the only Mandarin-speaking country in the world who promotes freedom of speech, Taiwan has a powerful voice to tell stories others cannot. Continue reading

CinemAsia On Tour TAIWAN FOCUS – Eindhoven 2018


CinemAsia shows the other Taiwan.
CinemAsia will be a guest in Eindhoven at Natlab from 12th to 14th October. In addition to the annual CinemAsia Film Festival, CinemAsia can also be experienced in the rest of the year with CinemAsia On Tour programmes at various locations in the Netherlands. These OnTours offer a rich film and culture programme with constantly changing themes. Continue reading

San Diego – Asian Film Festival with Taiwan Film Showcase

The San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF) is San Diego’s premier film showcase of Asian American and international cinema. Founded in 2000, the festival has grown to become the largest exhibition of Asian cinema in the western United States.
Each year, the festival brings West Coast, North American, and World premieres of films from around the world to San Diego and gives audiences unique opportunities to discover international cinema.

This year, the 18th edition of SDAFF will showcase over 150 films from 20 countries at 6 different venues in San Diego from November 9-18, 2017. Continue reading

The Politics of Memory in Sinophone Cinemas and Image Culture – Altering Archives

Cinema archives memories, conserves the past, and rewrites histories. As much as the Sinophone embodies differences, contemporary Sinophone cinemas in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the People’s Republic of China invest various images of contested politics in order to assert different histories and self-consciousness. As such, Sinophone cinemas and image production function as archives, with the capability of reinterpreting the multiple dimensions of past and present. Continue reading