Festival Coverage

by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

Toronto International Film Festival: Dispatch 5 – Knives Out, Marriage Story, Waves

September 16, 2019

Our fifth dispatch from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival (here’s our first, our second, our third, our fourth) tackles some of the fall’s bigger ticket items: Rian Johnson’s buzzed-about whodunit, Knives Out; Noah Baumbach’s latest portrait of domestic and individual discord, Marriage Story; and Waves, the newest genre jump from Trey Edward Shults. Also featured here is Lou Ye’s Saturday Fiction, the latest in the espionage-love affair subgrene; and a quartet of bold entries by young directors – Anne at…

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Japan Cuts 2019 | Dispatch 2

The 2019 edition of New York-based film festival Japan Cuts runs from July 19 to the 28th (find the full schedule of screenings here). We are forever grateful for Japan Cuts for many reasons: there’s that Sion Sono triple feature they programmed back in…

July 25, 2019
by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

Japan Cuts 2019 | Dispatch 1

The 2019 edition of New York-based film festival Japan Cuts runs from July 19 to the 28th (find the full schedule of screenings here). We are forever grateful for Japan Cuts for many reasons: there’s that Sion Sono triple feature they programmed back in…

July 19, 2019
by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

New York Asian Film Festival 2019

The 18th annual New York Asian Film Festival ended on Sunday, and we’ve prepared one dispatch from the festival this year, with some notable titles: the fest’s opening selection, Candyman director Bernard Rose’s Samurai Marathon; the latest from Tibetan filmmaker Pema Tseden, Jinpa; a comeback of sorts…

July 16, 2019
by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

CineCina Film Festival 2019

The inaugural CineCina — officially, New York’s only Chinese cinema-focussed film festival — wrapped about a week ago. Featured in this report are just some of the fine narrative and documentary films from across the Chinese diaspora that played as part of the program,…

April 25, 2019
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