"Apocalypse Child" and "Tharlo" win 10th Five Flavours
People's Jury of the 10th Five Flavours awarded the main prize of the festival, 2,500 EUR, to "Apocalypse Child" by Mario Cornejo and Monster Jimenez. The Special Mention went to "Ordinary People" by Eduardo Roy Jr, also from the Philippines. The NETPAC Jury awarded "Tharlo" by Pema Tseden.
Guests of the 10th Five Flavours and the premiere of "Jagat" from Malaysia
The jubilee edition of Five Flavours includes not only a wide film program, but also the wonderful guests coming to Warsaw to present their works and talk about them with the audience.
Rasmee Wayrana, the first lady of Thai soul, at the only concert in Poland
On November 29, as a part of Radio Asia series, TR Warszawa will host Rasmee Wayrana, the most popular Thai singer of the crossroads of world music, blues and jazz.
See Asian masterpieces from restored film copies
Mira Nair's "Salaam Bombay" and Hou Hsiao-hsien's "Daughter of the Nile" – a special, jubilee section of the festival is an opportunity to see four gems of Asian cinema from digitally restored copies, in their original splendor.
"Silent Explosion" - Five Flavours Jubilee book available now
Advance sale of the first festival book starts today. A collection of essays "Silent Explosion. New Cinema of East and Southeast Asia" edited by Jagoda Murczyńska is available in a special price till November 16.
Window on Asia - see the full program of the jubilee Five Flavours!
Here comes the program of the 10th edition of Five Flavours, the only review of East and Southeast Asian cinema in Poland and Eastern Europe.
Special Screenings of new films by Hong Sang-soo and Midi Z!
"Yourself and Yours," a tale about the meanders of love life in Seoul, and "Road to Mandalay," a love story about illegal Burmese immigrants in Thailand. The program of Five Flavours includes this year's productions made by the of world festivals' favorites.
Chen Shiang-chyi honoured at the 51st Golden Horse Awards
Chen Shiang-chyi was named the best actress at the 51st Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival. She earned the Golden Horse Award for her performance in "Exit" directed by Chienn Hsiang. The title was presented also at the 8th Five Flavours.
16th Taipei Film Festival: features, documentaries, and the Polish Focus
Taipei Film Festival is a celebration of Taiwanese cinema. In its diverse sections, the Festival presents also non-Taiwanese films, which this year include over 30 titles from Poland.
Udine Far East Film Festival: A Strong Representation from the Philippines
This year, the Udine Audience Awards went to a Japanese war super-production The Eternal Zero (dir. Takashi Yamazaki), a Korean courtroom drama The Attorney (dir. Yang Woo-seok), and a small, intimate Barber's Tale (dir. Jun Robles Lana) from the Philippines.
Udine 16. Far East Film Festival: Japan
The golden era of the samurai cinema and the monster movie is probably over, and the buzz around J-horrors is subsiding, but Japanese cinema can still give birth to unique forms, found nowhere else in the world.
Udine 16. Far East Film Festival: The Raid 2 and the Fighting Lolitas
The Festival in Udine is a celebration of popular cinema. For the 16th time, this small Italian town hosts the biggest blockbusters from East Asian screens – gangster films, comedies, horrors, melodramas, and a wide range of variations on those and other genres.
64th Berlinale #2: Asian panorama
This year's Panorama section, which presents the most intriguing author cinema from all over the world, included several exciting proposals from Asia.
64th Berlinale #1: Nuoc (2013) – oceanic science fiction
Nguyen-Vo Nghien-Minh's film opened the Berlin Panorama section, which presents the most interesting developments in the world auteur cinema.