Asian Crossroads uncover the culture and reputation for Asia from bustling metropolises to peaceful countryside villages.

The action-packed Gatao 2: increase of this King whiplashes between belief and over-the-top physical physical physical violence, while Le Chocolat de H goes on a trek having a mild-mannered chocolatier. Number 1 Chung Ying Street juxtaposes stories of Chinese governmental upheaval and anguished love, although the dramedy return to China examines social conflict on a far more intimate scale. Nineteenth century Vietnam is captured with sensuous, impressionist beauty into the Third Wife, as the Farewell lets flamboyant hip-hop celebrity Awkwafina showcases her dramatic chops.

A Family Group Tour

Taiwan | 2018 | 109 minutes | Ying Liang

Ying Liang exposes authoritarianism that is chinese according to their experiences after one of is own movies forces him into exile.

Baby (Bao Bei Er)

China | 2018 | 96 moments | Liu Jie

An unhealthy young girl goes to extreme lengths to save lots of an infant created with a wellness problem from being discarded by her family members.

Cities of Last Things

Taiwan | 2018 | 107 moments | Ho Wi Ding

Three actors portray one tortured police that is taiwanese in this sci-fi-tinged noir told in reverse-chronological purchase.

Difference

Hong Kong | 2018 | 100 moments | Jevons Au

Two troubled students that are secondary-school a music teacher indulge in a musical at a college for pupils with disabilities.

Gatao 2: increase for the King

Taiwan | 2018 | 127 moments | Yen Cheng-Kuo

A dynamic, operatic, and intensely bloody gangster saga away from Taiwan monitoring the rocky increase of the small-town gang frontrunner.

Get Back To China

Asia | 2019 | 96 minutes | Emily Ting

Ruined Sasha is forced to come back from America to the office into the family members’ factory in this dramedy that is easygoing.

Home of Hummingbird

Southern Korea | 2018 | 138 mins | Bora Kim

14-year-old Eun-hee battles with social force, her sexuality, along with her family that is indifferent during summer of 1994.

Home of My Fathers

Sri Lanka | 2018 | 95 moments | Suba Sivakumaran

A magical-realist fable about a guy and a lady from antagonistic Sri Lankan communities whom must eliminate a curse.

Le Chocolat de H

Japan | 2019 | 84 mins | Takashi Watanabe

One award-winning patissier seeks to grow chocolate’s opportunities by including conventional Japanese components.

Very Long Time No Water

Taiwan | 2018 | 97 minutes | Heather Tsui

A new island child yearning to see their daddy and a rookie instructor get together to teach for an native party competition.

# 1 Chung Ying Street

Hong Kong | 2017 | 118 moments | Derek Chiu

This drama links the pro-Communist, anti-British riots of 1967 plus the anti-China “Umbrella Revolution” of 2014.

One Child Nation

Asia | 2019 | 85 minutes | Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang

The horrific aftereffects of Asia’s one-child policy—botched sterilizations and institutional sexism, to mention only two.

10 Years Thailand

Hong Kong | 2018 | 93 minutes | Aditya Assarat, Wisit Sasanatieng, Chulayarnnon Siriphol, Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Four Thai directors imagine their nation ten years from now in visions surreal, satirical, and dystopian.

The Legend of this Stardust Brothers. The Sweet Requiem

Japan | 1985 | 100 moments | Macoto Tezuka

Rocky Horror fulfills The Apple in this lost treasure of 1980s Japanese cinema, a bonkers musical biopic of a fictional brand new revolution duo.

zoosk

Asia | 2018 | 93 minutes | Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam

A Tibetan that is young living a refugee community in Asia is obligated to re-face the traumatization of her journey.

The Next Wife

Vietnam | 2018 | 94 mins | Ash Mayfair

A 14-year-old woman in 19th-century Vietnam gets in a polygamous wedding to an adult landlord that is wealthy.

Watch List (Maria)

Philippines | 2019 | 94 mins | Ben Rekhi

A mother that is widowed obligated to enter Manila’s dark underworld of cops, crooks, and medications.

Widow of Silence

Asia | 2018 | 85 moments | Praveen Morchhale

Her spouse’s fate a secret, a Kashmir woman everyday lives in a grueling limbo that is legal a “half-widow. “

The Farewell | SIFF 2019 Closing Night Gala

United States Of America | 2018 | 98 minutes | Lulu Wang

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