Preview: Pan-Asia Film Festival

by Peter D. Marshall

by Yin Leow.

Whether you’re specifically interested in contemporary Asian cinema or just love good movies, you’ll be spoilt for choice at the third inaugural Asia House Pan-Asia Film Festival.

Lovingly curated by artistic director Sonali Joshi, there’s a noticeable absence of slick, commercial Hong Kong or Bollywood blockbusters. There’s no shortage of prestige or talent — films from award-winning directors rub shoulders with fresh, groundbreaking new movies in a festival lineup that includes feature-length films and documentaries from 13 countries.  The breadth, diversity and quality of cinema emerging from Asia is apparent.

Read the rest of this article from the Londonist.

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