Tuesday, September 30, 2014

World Premiere at Tokyo

A screenshot from The Last Reel
Okay the cat is out of the bag....the Tokyo International Film Festival today announced its line-up and Kulikar Sotho's debut as a feature film director, The Last Reel, a Cambodian film to its core, will have its World Premiere at Tokyo on 26 and 29 October in the Asian Future category, featuring just 10 films. The section is a showcase for up-and-coming Asian directors and has its own awards up for grabs. The Festival overall garnered 1,373 submissions from 92 countries, with the chosen movies to be screened including 30 films having their World Premiere. The excitement is definitely mounting. And there will be a lot more news to come. Believe me. If you haven't heard about The Last Reel yet, have you been living under a stone? Visit the website @ http://www.thelastreel.info/.
Here are the films in the Asian Future section:
  • Above The Clouds, dir. Pepe Diokno (Philippines-France)
  • As The Swallows Got Thirsty, dir. Muhammet Cakiral (Turkey)
  • As You Were, dir. Liao Jiekai (Singapore)
  • Borderless, dir. Amirhossein Asgari (Iran)
  • In The Absence Of The Sun, dir.  Lucky Kuswandi (Indonesia)
  • Kyoto Elegy, dir. Kiki Sugino (Japan)
  • The Last Reel, dir. Sotho Kulikar  (Cambodia)
  • Made In China, dir. Kim Dong-Hoo (Korea)
  • North By Northeast, dir. Zhang Bingjian (China)
  • Nova Nik, dir. Amir Mustapha (Malaysia)

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