The cinema's consummate chronicler of a China evolving so rapidly that its own citizens can scarcely keep apace, Jia Zhangke strikes a melancholic chord in "Mountains May Depart."
Mapping how a painter, her boxer b.f and her tour-guide brother make their bumpy passage through adulthood, “Murmur of the Hearts” is suffused with elegiac yearning. This introspective drama marks a…
HKIFF to give tributes to Roy Andersson, Paul Clipson, and investigate German and Israeli cinema
Restored, color versions of "Daughters, Wives and a Mother," and "Scattered Clouds" are among highlight the HKIFF tribute to Japanese giant Mikio Naruse.
The whole is largely equal to the sum of its parts in "10+10," a collection of 20 five-minute shorts by 10 established helmers and 10 emerging talents on the "uniqueness of Taiwan."
Chinese shingle Celestial Pictures has teamed up with the Beijing Film Academy and Youth Film Studio to launch a screenplay competition.
It's "Lights! Camera! Passport!" in the celebratory docu "Let the Wind Carry Me."
A (deliberately) abstruse melange of romantic memory and time-shifting elements.
Teenage friendship and true love are given a Taiwanese test in low key, but sure-footed, gay-themed meller "Eternal Summer." Sensitive and unsensational in tone, pic reps an unusual follow-up for…
Great cast chemistry, sharp dialogue, and a free-for-all pile-on of ethnic stereotypes make this a comedy of multicultural errors. A rare look at middle-aged love and cross-border shopping, as well…
Sylvia Chang's performance as the mother of an HIV victim brings dignity and some substance to "Forever and Ever," a well meaning but flawed disease-of-the-week pic. It's a wobbly directorial debut…