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Film Review: “Abominable” Is Anything But

Abominable (Jill Culton, 2019) 2½ out of 4 stars. Dreamwork’s Abominable is just the latest in a string of films to focus on Asian-centered storylines and characters, as well as the latest in a string of films to focus on Yeti-adjacent … Continue reading

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Interview with Director Richard Ladkani of “Sea of Shadows”

I saw director Richard Ladkani’s gripping investigative documentary Sea of Shadows at the 2019 AFI DOCS, and though I couldn’t interview him there, I was just recently able to talk to him on the phone (Film Festival Today founder Jeremy Taylor … Continue reading

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AFI DOCS 2019: Interview with Director Jialing Zhang of “One Child Nation”

On Friday, June 21, at the 2019 AFI DOCS, I interviewed Jialing Zhang (Complicit), co-director of One Child Nation (which I saw at Sundance and later reviewed in full for Hammer to Nail). The documentary explores the devastating ramifications of China’s … Continue reading

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Christopher Llewellyn Reed’s 10 Documentaries to Watch from Sundance 2019

The Sundance Institute was founded in 1980 by actor Robert Redford in Park City, Utah, as a filmmaking laboratory to promote the art and craft of independent cinema. In 1985, the Institute took control of the U.S. Film Festival, later … Continue reading

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Palm Springs International Film Festival in Imbroglio with China

The government of China has lashed out at the Palm Springs Festival for scheduling a showing of  “The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet’s Struggle for Freedom.”

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Macao, China International Digital Cinema Festival & Entertainment Technology Expo Makes Bow in December

Createasphere, Burma Road & Randall Dark Productions Announce First Ever Film Fest & Tech Expo in Macao, China September 24, 2009 (Burbank, CA)   On December 3-5, 2009 in China’s glamorous Macao, filmmakers, broadcasters, experts and technology companies will gather for the country’s … Continue reading

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