Asian cinema

Gallery: India’s traveling ‘talkies,’ a dying cinematic icon

Gallery: India’s traveling ‘talkies,’ a dying cinematic icon

In the Indian state of Maharashtra, the rural cinema experience is holding out against modernity
‘Uncle Boonmee’ snags top prize at Hong Kong’s Asian Film Awards

‘Uncle Boonmee’ snags top prize at Hong Kong’s Asian Film Awards

Apichatpong Weerasethakul's quirky drama, largely ignored in Thailand, knocked out the Chinese heavyweights to capture the best picture award
Boo Junfeng: Singapore’s filmmaker with a cause

Boo Junfeng: Singapore’s filmmaker with a cause

As the first Singaporean to have a film debut at the Cannes International Film Festival, Boo Junfeng hopes to help Singapore open up to taboo subjects
Mumbai Film Festival: How to handle 200 films in eight days

Mumbai Film Festival: How to handle 200 films in eight days

A guide to the 12th and most ambitious MAMI film festival
Satyajit Ray finally gets a solo film festival

Satyajit Ray finally gets a solo film festival

The Taj Enlighten Film Society is showcasing the films of the great master till May 16 in Mumbai
5 must-visit venues for the independent film lover in Singapore

5 must-visit venues for the independent film lover in Singapore

For some of the best local and art house flicks bypass the mega-cinemas and head for these smaller but atmospheric movie halls
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