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Rotterdam Film Festival Kicks Off Second Virtual Event, Market

The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), arguably the largest cinema event devoted to alternative international cinema, kicks off its 51st edition Wednesday with the world premiere of Amanda Kramer’s Please Baby Please. Rotterdam was forced to go online-only again this year after the Netherlands went into lockdown in December amid an omicron-driven surge in COVID-19 […]

Tilda Swinton in Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s ‘Memoria’: Film Review

The actress takes a metaphysical journey into the jungles and sierras of Colombia in the Palme d’Or-winning auteur’s first film outside his native Thailand.

Apichatpong on Making ‘Memoria’ in Colombia With Tilda Swinton

Eleven years after winning the Palme d’Or for Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, Thai arthouse favorite Apichatpong Weerasethakul is back in the Cannes main competition with Memoria. The film marks some significant firsts for Apichatpong. It’s his ninth feature, but his first shoot outside his native Thailand, and his first with an internationally […]

Apichatpong Weerasethakul to Receive 2018 FIAF Award (Exclusive)

The 2018 FIAF (International Federation of Film Archives) Award will go to Apichatpong Weerasethakul on Nov. 19 at a special ceremony at the Thai Film Archive in Bangkok to honor the director's long advocacy of film preservation.

‘Ten Years Thailand’: Film Review | Cannes 2018

Apichatpong Weerasethakul leads the way on 'Ten Years Thailand', modeled on Hong Kong's award-winning political omnibus.

Tilda Swinton to Become Mentor at Doha’s Qumra Film Event

Andrey Zvyagintsev and Apichatpong Weerasethakul are also among the list of names set to mentor emerging filmmakers in Qatar next month.

Apichatpong Weerasethakul to Shoot Next Feature in Colombia (Exclusive)

“I’ve been wanting to know about all the violence that happened here, and the history of colonization — in a way, to reflect on my country,” he says.

‘Cinema Futures’: Film Review

Michael Palm's Austrian documentary 'Cinema Futures,' on the analog-to-digital transition, includes contributions from Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan.

An October To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Angeleno cinephiles will be spoiled this month with a plethora of classic and rare horror films, French noir and a retrospective devoted to contemporary Thai master Apichatpong Weerasethakul.

‘The Island Funeral’ (‘Maha Samut Lae Susaan’): Film Review

Pimpaka Towira's second feature, charting three young urbanites' journey into rural Thailand, will make its European bow in Rotterdam after its prize-winning premiere in Tokyo.

‘Dream Land’: Phnom Penh Review

Architect-turned-filmmaker Steve Chen's debut revolves around a young, affluent real-estate agent's struggle to confront her crumbling relationship amid the construction frenzy in the capital of Cambodia.

Asia Pacific Screen Awards: Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s ‘Cemetery Of Splendor’ Wins Best Feature

Palestine's 'The Idol' was another major winner at the Brisbane ceremony.