Asian Film Festival - Italia
 

The Moment

In 2013, the Golden Horse Film Festival celebrated its 50th anniversary. The ministry of Culture commissioned director Yang Li-chou to make a documentary about the history of Golden Horse. What is unique to this film is that it’s not an ode to celebrities but about the role cinema plays in ordinary people’s lives. It’s a love letter to cinema, filmmakers and audiences.

Good Old Days

Liu Fang Good Old Days Hong Kong, China 20231 h 27 min Click an icon to see more Metadata Director Liu Fang Runtime 1 h 27 min Release Date 2023 Country  Hong Kong,   China Production Atrio Media Images No images were imported for this movie. Actors Starring: —

Ma’ Rosa

Ma’ Rosa has four children. She owns a small convenience store in a poor section of Manila where everybody knows her. To make ends meet, Rosa and her husband, Nestor, resell small amounts of narcotics on the side. One day, they get arrested. Rosa’s children are ready to do anything to buy their parents’ freedom from the corrupt police.

White Lies, Black Lies

Heads are lined up on the shelves one next to another, with different colors and hair styles, yet all the faces are cold and nonchalant. This is Rainbow Salon, a supplier of hair models and wigs to salons and schools. Among these countless “heads,” the shop owner’s wife lies in the basement of the Rainbow Salon tonight–struggling to breathe, her windpipe cut. The shop owner rushes her to the hospital and then flees. A reporter …

At Café 6

After her car breaks down on a rainy night, Miss Liang enters a nearby coffee shop called Cafe 6. The owner of the shop finds out that Miss Liang has just gotten into a fight with her boyfriend who is currently overseas, so to kill time, he shares a story of his time back in 1996. During that year, Guan Min-lu and his good friend Xiao Bo-zhi always hang out together. Min-lu is secretly in …

Home Away

Oliver Yan Home Away China 20231 h 42 min Click an icon to see more Metadata Director Oliver Yan Runtime 1 h 42 min Release Date 2023 Country  China Production — Images No images were imported for this movie. Actors Starring: —

Turn Left, Turn Right

Kanitha, a young, free-spirited Cambodian woman in her 20s, lives in modern-day Phnom Penh, working multiple jobs and choosing to live how she pleases. However, her daydreaming creates tension with her traditional mother, who wants a daughter that will settle down to get married, and Kanitha seems ambivalent to her father’s deteriorating health. The family’s struggle seems immutable, but Kanitha dreams an idea born from memories of her father. TURN LEFT TURN RIGHT is structured …

Show Me Your Love

Told from Nin’s perspective, Show Me Your Love subtly reveals how the mother and son had been estranged by their years of miscommunication before Nin moved to Hong Kong to go to university. As the pair patch up their differences for a poignant closure, the film retains its composure with believable performances by its leads.