With its 3rd edition just around the corner, London East Asia Film Festival announced an impressive 2018 line-up. Hye-Jung Jeon, the Director of LEAFF, travelled to ‘each corner’ of the globe, powered by her undying passion for cinema, to make sure that the films she will present at this year’s festival are noteworthy. Dark Figure […]

David vs. Goliath seems to be the theme shrouding Feng Xiaogang’s newest feature, I Am Not Madame Bovary – there had been a lot of talk on what seemed to had been more than just a spat between the film director and the largest Chinese cinema chain, Wanda Cinema Line, who, at least according to […]

Yangtze River, the largest water system in China, serves as the inspiration and as the multi-faceted location to the newest film by writer-director Yang Chao, who first started working on Crosscurrent (Chang Jiang Tu) 12 years ago, during the 2005 Cannes Film Festival. The journey of this film from the screenplay to its screenings reflects […]

China, the most populated country in the world, is home to over 61 million children who have been left behind in rural villages and towns while their parents work in big cities. Most of the children suffer from anxiety, depression and emotional trauma; as a result, some of them end their lives. When in Guizhou […]

World War II happened a lifetime ago – but its victims still survive to tell their tales of sorrow and horror. This is the case with the surviving “comfort women”, the Chinese residents who were forced into military sex slavery during the Japanese occupation of China, and the Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese […]