5-9 December 2015

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The Cambodian Space Project - Cambodia
The Cambodian Space Project

On Mermaid Island, Terengganu, several lives converge in this exploration of love and passion for the traditional craft of Malay boatbuilding...

The Look of Silence - Indonesia
The Look of Silence

Through Oppenheimer’s footage of perpetrators of the 1965 Indonesian genocide, a family of survivors discovers how their son was murdered...

River (Work Print) - Laos
River (*Work Print)

In the south of Laos, an American volunteer doctor becomes a fugitive after he intervenes in the sexual assault of a young woman.

The Second Life of Thieves - Malaysia
The Second Life of Thieves

Mr. Tan discovers that his wife has disappeared with his friend Mr. Lim, with whom he has had a secret relationship for decades.

The Monk - Myanmar
The Monk

A young boy, Zawana, enters a small village monastery led by U Dahma. Zawana has doubts if a monk’s lifestyle is right for him, but he grows to like the old abbot.

The Search for Weng Weng - Philippines
The Search for Weng Weng

The bizarre history of Filipino B-films, as told through filmmaker Andrew Leavold's personal quest to find the truth behind the midget James Bond superstar Weng Weng.

Slam! - Singapore

Raised in a strict household, Yasmin finds the missing passion in her life when she begins to secretly take professional wrestling lessons.

Somboon - Thailand

This film tells a heartfelt love story of a suburban Grandpa Somboon towards Grandma Miad in their last period of married life.

Flapping in the Middle of Nowhere - Vietnam
Flapping in the Middle of Nowhere

When a teenage girl gets pregnant, and the young father of the baby proves useless, she has to work as a prostitute...