5-9 Dec 2015

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The Boatbuilders of Mermaid Island - malaysia
The Boatbuilders of Mermaid Island

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

ILO ILO - Singapore

Set in Singapore, ILO ILO chronicles the relationship between the Lim family and their newly arrived maid, Teresa.

Iskalawags - Philippines

In the small, peaceful town of Barrio Malinawon, seven young punks call themselves the Iskalawags because of their shared love for Filipino action movies.

Madam Phung’s Last Journey - Vietnam
Madam Phung’s Last Journey

Founded in 2004, the Bich Phung troupe of fairground workers was named after their chief, Mrs Phung. Its 35 members come from various cities and provinces.

The Mangoes - Indonesia
The Mangoes

Renita lives in a tiny space that doubles as her hairdressing salon, a place where her many transgender friends come to relax and discuss politics...

Mary is Happy, Mary is Happy - Thailand
Mary is Happy, Mary is Happy

An anonymous girl’s 410 actual tweets serve as a springboard from which the director has created the fantasy world of a contemporary Asian teenager.

The Missing Picture - Cambodia
The Missing Picture

Few images exist of the brutality unleashed on Cambodia by Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge following the Kampuchean Revolution in 1975.

The Songs of Rice - Thailand
The Songs of Rice

The Songs of Rice is a visual record of rice culture and its influences on people in different parts of Thailand.

Vientiane in Love - Thailand
Vientiane in Love

Mon, a professional photographer, falls in love for the first time; Noy, a fisherman’s daughter, escapes from her father in order to pursue what she thinks is happiness;