Utilizing all sorts of devices such as the flashback, the story-within-a-story, non-linear structure, suspense and action as readily as heavy drama or moments of hilarity, and even a montage (that di...
Metro Manila zeros in on an impoverished couple, barely surviving as rice farmers in Benguet Province, the northern region of the Philippines.
Wadjda—the first full-length feature film to be made entirely in Saudi Arabia, and the first feature from the female director Haifaa Al-Mansour—turns a little girl’s quest to earn the money for her o...
Join us for a screening of the first full-length film to be made entirely in Saudi Arabia, and the first from a female director.
9 Naga (or 9 Dragons), a film subtitled at CSEAS, breaks away from the usual tale of young love we've been seeing in the past. Quite a change but more emotionally charged than usual. In fact, it’s he...
9 Daga introduces the audience to the slums of Indonesia and paints a bleak life on the harsh reality of its characters. (on 09/16)
BLOOD LETTER/SWORD OF THE ASSASSIN, from director Victor Vu, is an ambitious and sprawling stab at kiem hiep (Vietnamese sword fighting genre)
Blood Letter/Sword of the Assassin is a sword-fighting action film from Viet Nam. (on 9/9)
Singapore’s leading comedic filmmaker, Han Yew Kwang, directs this entertaining tale about language, universal acceptance, and love.
Join us for a quirky comedy that provokes thought about language & a celebration of the spirit of independent filmmaking in Singapore. (on 09/02)